ECIA’s Adds New Functionality

New Parametric Search Helps Customers Easily Browse and Buy

Atlanta — was created by ECIA, in collaboration with participating distributors to support the authorized electronic components industry by giving users access to aggregated price and availability data for genuine parts from only authorized sources. While other inventory aggregation sites may include data from sources that are not authorized by the manufacturer, ECIA works extensively on an ongoing basis to verify that price and availability data displayed on is only for products for which the distributors are authorized/franchised. That is why is the trusted source for searching the authorized channel for electronic components.

Since its launch in 2010, the platform has added features which continue to improve the functionality of the electronic component search engine so that customers can easily and quickly source reliable products from authorized distributors. Now, with Parametric Search, browsing the site is even easier.

“The advantage of parametric search is that it allows users to find products that meet their desired specifications without needing to know an exact part number,” explained Victor Meijers, ECIA Sr. Vice President. “If you have a set of technical specs, you can use our search to find parts that match those specs. It’s very easy and intuitive to use. You can select from a wide variety of product specifications to narrow down your search and then filter the results and browse to find the electronic components that you need.” was created as a free service to purchasing professionals, design engineers and anyone in need of electronic components price and availability information from franchised distributors. Membership in ECIA is not required to participate on the site.

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