Smith Discusses Strategies to Address Power Management, Chip Shortage Issues

Article By : Stephen Las Marias

Todd Snow of Smith talks about the power management challenges and how they help customers address these issues. 

What’s happening in the power management space amid the never-ending drive to lower power consumption in more and more complex technologies and applications? What about in applications dealing with higher and higher voltages? This month’s In Focus highlights the various design developments and manufacturing strategies happening in the power management segment.

Todd Snow

Smith is an independent distributor of electronic components. Based in Houston, Texas in the United States, the company has a global presence, with its Europe headquarters in Amsterdam and Asia headquarters in Hong Kong.

In an interview with EE Times Asia, Todd Snow, vice president for global purchasing at Smith, discusses the critical challenges from a power management standpoint, the main factors causing these issues, and how they help customers address these problems.

He also talks about the current semiconductor shortage and strategies manufacturers could adopt to navigate their businesses successfully in this environment.

Finally, Snow speaks about the electronics manufacturing landscape in Asia, and his outlook for the region.

Watch the video interview below:




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