Monthly Archive: October 2013

3D Models now in the API

Attention CAD users: We’re pleased to announce that 3D models from TraceParts can now be found in the Octopart API for a number of manufacturers. For now, the included manufacturers are Hirose, LEMO, Schneider...

API Spotlight: BOMArchitect®

(This is a guest post by Jan Keijzer, founder of Adeon Software House.) Analyzing and processing the “unknown parts” in a BOM is for assembly contract manufacturers a major resource drain. For new product...

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Electronic Component Purchasing for Manufacturing

I’ve been thinking about component purchasing lately as I talk with folks who use Octopart in their purchasing workflow. These conversations have illuminated some of the less visible corners of the electronic component industry:...