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> ERA Quick Connections – July 2023, Vol. 1

July 2023, Volume 1


Manufacturing data reports from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) are released at the beginning of every month and can be accessed at ISM. The latest report says economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in June for the eighth consecutive month after a period of 28 months of growth.

The electrical equipment, appliances and components sector, as well as the computer and electronic products sector, reported contraction in June. Read the full report.


> Using chips to design chips — where will AI likely have an immediate impact on chip-making? Read more.

> The growing market of counterfeit electronics components and its repercussions. Read more.

> Reuters reports the latest in ongoing and escalating U.S.-China tensions over semiconductorsRead more.


Registration is now open for ERA’s STEP 2023 (Sales Training for Electronics Professionals), taking place Oct. 17-19. ERA’s third annual live sales training program offers frontline sales professionals nine, 75-minute educational sales training sessions. That’s more than 11 total hours of training! View more information and register.

> Join us TOMORROW —Thursday, July 6, — at 4 PM EDT for an ERA LIVE session with Sam Richter! Sam will give an overview and demonstration of the ERA tool and how best to customize it to your firm’s sales needs. No registration required. See you there! View more details and log in-information. Missed an ERA LIVE session? View or listen to past sessions HERE.

ERA announces a new monthly Business Environment Survey in partnership with leading research firm Edgewater Research. The survey will focus on sales and booking trends, revenue growth trends, pricing outlook, book-to-bill ratios, end markets, inventory, lead times & more. ERA members can respond to this survey confidentially and view the results posted monthly at: ERA looks forward to our members participating and finding significant value in the results. View more information(The first survey was sent July 3 — look out for it in your inbox!)


Click here to browse the searchable ERA Industry Calendar and ERA Chapter Events listings!



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