What impact will the EU referendum have on the electronics industry?
If Britain votes ‘Leave’ on June 23, what changes would be felt by suppliers, distributors and manufacturers?
One only has to think of the RoHS, WEEE and Reach regulations and anti-counterfeiting measures to appreciate the huge impact the European Union has had on our industry – in the event of 'Brexit', how much continuity will there be? Would these directives remain in force for the UK?
The CBI have recently forecast that Brexit could cost the UK economy £100bn and nearly one million jobs; but how much would the UK benefit by being able to negotiate our own trading agreements outside of EU control? It is becoming difficult to know who or what to believe as referendum day draws nearer.read the full story
Coming soon to Rapid is a range of VATN (Vertically Aligned Twisted Nematic) LCD displays from Midas Components – offering a wider viewing angle, higher contrast ratio and blacker background than standard twisted nematic or super twisted nematic LCDs.read the full story