ARLINGTON, VA — Electronic component orders rose in July, boosted by a late rush in June that carried over into the next month, according to the latest monthly average compiled by the Electronic Components, Assemblies & Materials Association.

The 12-month average remained relatively flat, the trade group said.

Orders began picking up momentum in the last weeks of June and continued throughout July, maintaining a pattern of summer acceleration seen in past years.

In a statement,
ECA president Bob Willis said, “It looks as if we are on the way to the third straight year of order growth."
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