Best Practices

7 Areas of Supply Chain Management for Electronic Manufacturing

By |2019-09-24T16:33:28-05:00September 24th, 2019|Best Practices, Component Sourcing, EMS, Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Process Improvement, Supply Chain|

7 Foundational Areas of Supply Chain Management for Electronic Manufacturing As manufacturing companies face the era of intensive global competition, they are now more than ever exploring innovative strategies to stand out in the crowd. Supply Chain Management (SCM) is one

Writing An Effective Product Requirements Document (PRD)

By |2019-07-30T17:32:42-05:00July 30th, 2019|Best Practices, Design, Documentation, EMS, Manufacturing, Process Improvement|

Writing An Effective Product Requirements Document (PRD) for Electronics Regardless of how simple an electronics product idea might seem, turning it into reality isn’t an overnight process. There’s a lot that goes on in creating a great product, and a

What is Design for Manufacturing or DFM?

By |2019-05-15T08:58:28-05:00May 15th, 2019|Best Practices, Design, EMS, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards|

What is Design for Manufacturing or DFM? In manufacturing, there's a big gap between having a product idea and producing something that will sell. Even the most innovative and fleshed out concept may not be feasible if your production process

Electronic Turnkey Manufacturing vs. Consigned Manufacturing

By |2018-12-08T18:21:22-06:00November 28th, 2018|Best Practices, EMS, Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Process Improvement, Supply Chain|

Every company is looking to remain relevant and agile in the business industry, and as a result, finding it necessary to adopt disruptive technologies for flexibility. A lot of industry folks write opinions about how OEMs should select their EMS

5 Questions You Must Ask Your Electronic Manufacturer

By |2018-08-17T17:28:00-05:00August 17th, 2018|Best Practices, Component Sourcing, EMS, Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Process Improvement, Supply Chain, Technology|

Choosing an electronic manufacturer is one of the essential steps to achieve success with an NPI (New Product Introduction). The perfect contract manufacturer (electronic manufacturer) must be able to offer you effective production procedures, PCB board designs as well as

What is included in a Box Build assembly?

By |2018-09-05T12:44:08-05:00March 29th, 2018|Best Practices, EMS, Manufacturing|

What is Box Build Assembly? A box build includes all the other assembly work involved in an electromechanical assembly, other than the production of the printed circuit board. A box build is also sometimes called, "systems integration."   The Box

A Quick Guide To Printed Circuit Assembly Documentation

By |2018-12-03T15:01:57-06:00February 22nd, 2018|Best Practices, Design, Documentation, EMS|

The number of electronic devices that require printed circuit boards is increasing at an exponential rate. User demand, increased functionality, and decreasing device size are driving a surge in demand for printed circuit boards. The global printed circuit board market