According to our Chinese friend, Yageo issued a notice to stop all orders of thick film resistor today.
Yageo: Considering that our order need is much larger than the existing capacity. In order to maintain the service level of delivery, we will cancel the order of all thick film resistors from now on (2017-12-26). The date of resuming the normal order will be further informed.
Thick film resistance series:
1, general thick film resistance (RC Series), size from 0201,0402,0603,0805, to 1206.
2, large size thick film resistance series (RC Series), size from 1210,1218,2010, to 2512.
As for the confirmation of further delivery date, it will be further informed.