White Horse Laboratories announces Jack Kilby Testing Centre in Cleveland

Cleveland Ohio, USA. – Complementing White Horse Laboratories’ recently opened office in Cleveland, the electronic testing and quality control management specialist will open its first US test lab soon. With the opening of the test laboratory, US customers will have access to an experienced team with a high level of consulting and service expertise and […]

White Horse Laboratories announces Account Manager for the US

Rebecca Welte

White Horse Laboratories, the electronic testing and quality control management specialist, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Welte as the Regional Account Manager for the USA. In her new role, Ms. Welte will be responsible for the customer growth and development for the company in the US. “The increasing complexity of supply chains […]

On to the Year of the Tiger!

With the start of the new lunar year, it’s time to look back at the past year and take a look at 2022 and the Year of the Tiger. Last year’s Chinese zodiac sign, the strong and persistent ox, proved to be a remarkable fit for White Horse Laboratories. The team at White Horse has […]

White Horse Laboratories Expands Footprint in Shenzhen

Shenzhen, China. – Complementing White Horse Laboratories’ main test lab in Shenzhen, the electronic testing and quality control management specialist opened another test lab in the Futian Free Trade Zone (FTZ) on Monday, August 2. The branch provides significant capacity expansion and improved turnaround times.   Since Monday, August 2, White Horse Laboratories has had […]

Testing Outside the Box

When detecting counterfeit MOSFET and other active discrete devices, the first concern is lower power devices being substituted for higher power requirements. The next concern is inferior copies and defective product that are pushed into the supply chain. Over the last few weeks we certainly caught a lot of them. And that was with our […]

Is your Inventory Expired?

Happy New Year everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday and your 2019 is off an running. In my last article, I discussed that the capacitance value of Class 2 MLCC degrades over time, the majority occurring early in their ‘life’. You should discuss with your engineering team about a lower limit, estimate the […]

Shortages and other Supply Chain Challenges: What’s a Buyer to do?

In my last article, I summarized the causes and effects of the ongoing MLCC shortage. This situation of course creates risk for buyers. And by “buyers” I mean the organization as well as the individual. In times of shortage, how do you ensure that you can continue to supply your production lines? A few thoughts: […]

MLCC Shortage: How did we get there?

The humble multi-layer ceramic capacitor. They had been considered essentially stock items. We didn’t forecast for them, they were just generally available. Now they’re in shortage and you can’t find what you need anywhere. How did we get to this point? There have been a lot of articles about this, but I like to spell […]