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Another Company's Treasure: Why Component Sense Values Legacy Stock and our Advice for Repurchasing

Another Company's Treasure: Why Component Sense Values Legacy Stock and our Advice for Repurchasing
If you are in the electronics component industry, you might be surprised to see our company advertising ‘legacy stock’ inventory. The electronics industry is constantly evolving, with new more efficient, smaller, and faster components entering the market at a rapid pace. So, why would Component Sense actively hold and promote legacy stock? We define legacy stock as including any components older than ten years old. By holding on to these older parts, we at Component Sense can cater to certain valued customers. For example, our partners in the international automotive, military, and governmental industries often rely upon an older selection...

Creation of Component Sense - a story from the trenches

Creation of Component Sense - a story from the trenches
And Component Sense was born… There was an unprecedented explosion in the electronics industry from 1999 to the end of the year 2000. Kenny our CEO was working in broadline electronic component distribution at the time and soon after created Component Sense. We have captured in this blog entry some of the key events of this exciting time and how they came to influence the values and ethos of Component Sense. It may also prove useful as lessons from the past can help us deal with the challenges of the future. "Some of the best lessons we ever learn are...

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