Nippon Industries announces discontinuation of reel size 13 inch (330mm) for all their SMD e-caps (liquid type and Hybrid type) except size 5×5.5 & 6.3×5.5. The new reel size will be in 15 inch (380mm) as per industry trend.
Reason for the change is to improve factory productivity by standardizing on bigger reel size.
Last PO for 13 inch reel parts:
with diam 10mm and smaller: July 2023
with diam. 12.5mm and lager: March 2023