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Chip brokers

The companies on this page provide market places for scarce chips on which the OEM's can trade themselves. Traditionally the trade in scarce chips is done through brokers on behalf of the OEM's that they represent.

See also:

local brokers
local inter broker markets

Companies that provide inter OEM chip markets

Call Home
(Owned by the makers of "Partbase" and distributor Bay Area Computer it seems.)
Call Home
Call HOME, The Premier Internet Electronic Component Sourcing Service, is a shared parts database of Electronic Components from Companies around the World. Here you can Buy, Sell, Source or Liquidate all the New, Excess and/or Obsolete Electronic Parts and Hardware you need from over 5,000 Distributors and Manufacturers. Our database includes: Semiconductors, Capacitors, Relays, Resistors, Crystals, Potentiometers, Connectors, Switches, Batteries, Hardware, etc... basically, if it's an Electronic Part it's HERE!
Call HOME was established in 1994 with the vision of unifying the World's Electronic Part Inventories with an easy to use Search and Source format. Our goal is to offer one-stop shopping in the procurement process of any Electronic Component. If you don't find your parts now, you may Post a "Requirement" on this site and be notified when the parts become available.
They also organize auctions.

What is It is your online source for IC* trading. Are you tired of making bzillians of calls every day negotiating to buy or sell parts. STOP! It's time to use a service that knows to what YOU want.

Compo Mall
Marketplace providing information on the purchase/sales of electronic parts.
Has registered about 4,000 members and has 4,500,000 information of inventory.
Provides it in 5 languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, Tawanese and Korean.
One of the biggest features is that both sellers and buyers can register their information with no charge. Also, you can secure new business opportunities at a low price.
Will be a new market for electronic components purchase/sales business and will grow into the greatest and finest marketplace in the world.

(Formerly known as eHitex, includes the former and American IC* Exchange.)
Converge Corporate Headquarters
4 Technology Drive
Peabody, MA 01960
tel: +1-978-538-8000
tel: +1-800-922-6327 - Toll Free
fax: +1-978-538-8700
+1-877-693-5694 and +1-978-538-8300 USA
+31-20-582-6161 Europe
+65-799-8038 Asia general about contact about takeover of

old sites: used to be American IC* Exchange used to be NECX
Converge is a leading business-to-business global trading exchange for electronic components, computer products and networking equipment. Converge provides a high degree of market liquidity by aggregating supply and demand from thousands of component, original equipment and contract manufacturers, as well as distributors and resellers. The Converge exchange leverages more than 20 years experience and provides comprehensive services such as production procurement and inventory management, finished goods remarketing, trading, financial settlement, as well as global logistics and quality assurance. Converge's industry leading founders include: Agilent Technologies (NYSE: A), AMD (NYSE: AMD), Canon (NYSE: CAJ), Compaq (NYSE: CPQ), Gateway (NYSE: GTW), Hitachi (NYSE: HIT), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HWP), Maxtor (NYSE: MXO), NEC (NASDAQ: NIPNY), Samsung Electronics (KSE:05930.KS), SCI Systems (NYSE: SCI), Solectron (NYSE: SLR), Sumitomo, Synnex/Mitac (privately held), Tatung (TAI: 2371.TW) and Western Digital (NYSE: WDC). Converge is headquartered in Peabody, MA, USA. Converge manages its domestic operations from Peabody, MA, its Asia-Pacific business from Singapore and its European operations from Amsterdam.

(A GlobalStraits subsidiary)
GlobalStraits.Com Pte Ltd.
tel: +65-8487028
fax: +65-8413317 - for questions, comments, tech support or account modification
GlobalStraits had come to present to you a solution that will help you to cushion the impact of the economic downturn on the electronics industry. We had come to offer to you a b2b e-commerce trading exchange that will connect you to trade directly with our members around the world instantly.
GlobalStraits, an e-commerce trading exchange that gives our members instantaneous access to a global marketplace where they can buy & sell electronic components quickly & easily. Our first vertical, ecstraits enable buyers & sellers around the world to trade in a barrier free environment & create new business opportunities for all anyone, anytime, anywhere!!!
You need to become a member first and it costs money. Sometimes they give away 30 days free trial periods.

GlobaSpec, Inc.
350 Jordan Road
Troy, NY, 12208
tel: 1-518-880-0200
fax: 1-518-880-0250 General About Corporate news Search engine
Built for engineers, provides instant access to over 550,000 electrical, mechanical and optical components. Forget that time-consuming catalog process. Our engineers standardize parts data across suppliers so your online search results are thorough, up-to-date, accurate - and immediate.

IC* Market Auctions
IC* Market Auctions
13th Fl., Mirae Asset Venture Tower, 996-1
Daechi-Dong, GangNam-Gu, Seoul 135-283
tel: +82-2-6230-3463
fax: +82-2-6230-3466 Serves Internet Explorer users only it seems.
About 22,000 members worldwide are posting average 350 buying items and 700 selling items daily and for successful operation of our site I need your special care and membership right now. You can see details in [Help] on our main page (only for Bill Gates fans, Jaap) and also want you to introduce this site to your friends and business partners to get paid by our compensation program.

IC* Spot
2160 N. Coit Rd.
Suite 151-120
Richardson TX 75080
IC-Spot is taking a revolutionary step in the world of buying and selling electronic components. We do not allow distributors or brokers access into our website. We have built the site from the ground up with the OEM in mind. IC-Spot allows you to buy components from OEMs and sell your excess inventory to OEMs.
By not allowing distributors or brokers access into IC-Spot we are able to keep the prices much lower than what you are currently paying for the same part. Do not forget to factor in the money you will save by not paying membership dues!

IC-Trade Limited
tel: +852-24088285
tel: +86-755-3248254
IC-Trade is an interactive web site designed exclusively for traders and buyers of electronic components. We provide instant inventory information about electronic components for both suppliers and buyers. Our database includes many distributors and traders of electronic components from all over the world. Headquartered in Hong Kong, faces the world and focuses on the Greater China market. We apply Unicode into our system, so that different languages can be displayed at the same time. With its multilingual medium, enables overseas suppliers to reach their buyers in China easily. is a leading marketplace of electronic components in Asia Pacific area. We are also the publisher of two professional magazines, "Asia Pacific Electronic Business" and "Greater China Electronic". After years of effort, we are successful in the sector of trader and distributor. With the magazines and other promotion activities, we have recruited more and more qualified OEM users in China. is the low cost and easiest way for you to enter China market. You are invited to register at our web site online. We provide one-month free trial.

netCOMPONENTS Global Electronic Components Database
(Part Search Demo)

100 East Linton Boulevard - #304B
Delray Beach, FL 33483
tel: +1-561-274-6780
fax: +1-561-274-6796
The electronic component sourcing database contains billions of parts from hundreds of stocking distributors worldwide!
This multilingual site has a free demo for buyers of integrated circuits, semiconductors and other active and passive components.

Parts Vault

Squaretown Electronics
8142 E. Hillsdale Drive
Orange, CA 92869
USA (in new window)
Test Drive Squaretown's New Online Marketplace. Looking to sell computer products or electronic components? Join the fastest growing community on the Web today! With market specific sellers, and a growing number of registered buyers, Squaretown's Auction is the place to turn to for the maximum selling experience.
(20011001: Became the IHS Universal Parts Center?)
As of October 1, 2001, the TechSavvy Parts Center will become the IHS Universal Parts Center -- the same full-service, parts sourcing and procurement tool for government and commercial procurement professionals you know and trust.
For an annual subscription, government and commercial procurement professionals can quickly search and generate usable results by part number, manufacturer or keyword. You can submit RFQ's to listed suppliers, access government bid information and quote Build-to-Order Manufacturing right from your desktop. The results are powerful -- cutting parts research and procurement times up to FORTY PERCENT.
Annual subscriptions start at $500 with special discounts available to current IHS customers. To subscribe today or request more information, call 800-716-3447 (USA/Canada); 303-397-2896 (Worldwide) or visit
For suppliers who wish to include their parts information in the IHS Universal Parts Center, please call 800-525-7052 ext. 2590 (USA/Canada) or 303-397-2590 (Worldwide) for pricing.

USBid, Inc.
907 East Strawbridge Avenue
Melbourne, FL 32902
tel: +1-321-725-9565
fax: +1-321-725-7585 General About Corporate news Search engine FTP

Widget Junction
The industry portal for custom manufacturing, now allows FREE posting of RFQs, quotes and bulletin board ads related to custom manufacturing. No contracts or commissions. Confidential. No obligation. Get prototype or production quotes. Attach drawing or image files to RFQs. Sell excess inventory or find a business partner. Match up with buyers or vendors for molding, metalworking, machining, assembly or electrical projects. It's FREE. Dozens of buyers are currently seeking quotes. Also check out service provider and vendor directories and industry links.

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