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ECIA: Passive Component Sales in North America declined 3.4% in Q1 CY 2015

ECIA announces the quarterly update of the Passive Component Market Reports for Capacitors, Inductors and Non Linear Resistors for Q1 CY 2015. The reports track sales of passive components with information provided by members via the ECIA Sales and Bookings Reports. Those reports track unit and net dollar values of components sold and booked through North American manufacturing facilities, including offshore production, private label or otherwise.

Overall sales for Q1 CY 2015 in North America declined 13.3% in units and 3.4% in dollars compared to Q4 CY 2014 and declined 0.5% in units and 2.2% in dollars compared to Q1 CY 2014. Non Linear Resistor sales showed significant increases while capacitors and inductors dipped.

Production Lead Times for capacitors are averaging 12 weeks, inductors and resistors are averaging 10 weeks.

Participation in ECIA market reports is open to all companies that are directly involved in the manufacture, marketing or supply of electronic components from original sources for North America. Qualified ECIA member companies are eligible to participate in all ECIA market reports.

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is made up of the leading electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer representatives and authorized distributors. ECIA members share a common goal of promoting and improving the business environment for the authorized sale of electronic components to the end customer. Comprised of a broad array of leaders and professionals representing all phases of the electronics components supply chain, ECIA is where business optimization, product authentication and industry advocacy come together. ECIA members develop industry guidelines and technical standards, as well as generating critical business intelligence. For more information, visit

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