Previous OM in the News posts have discussed shortages of semiconductor chips caused by the leaning of supply chains. Supply chain disruptions of even a few days can lead to shortages if companies run too lean. During the pandemic, planning for supply chain disruptions has assumed increasing urgency.
Murata Manufacturing supplies about 40% of the world’s multilayer ceramic capacitors. MLCCs are used in everything from smartphones, appliances, cars, to data centers. The company closed its Fukui plant for […]