Manufacturing

On-Time Delivery Definition and Measurement

By |2019-06-26T11:10:03-05:00June 26th, 2019|Component Sourcing, EMS, Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Process Improvement, Supply Chain|

On time delivery, or OTD, is one of those metrics that electronics manufacturers must frequently measure. Despite the importance of OTD measurements, many manufacturers can still have trouble figuring it out. Often, the OTD metric isn’t as understood as it

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 Contract Manufacturing – Avoid These 10 Myths

By |2019-04-17T12:36:02-05:00April 17th, 2019|EMS, Manufacturing|

Do Not Rely On These Myths When Selecting An Electronic Contract Manufacturing Partner It goes without saying that choosing the right electronic contract manufacturing company is key to product success. However, there are common mistakes that businesses make when selecting

Choosing The Proper Components For A PCB Cable Assembly

By |2019-03-25T10:15:11-05:00March 25th, 2019|Component Sourcing, Design, EMS, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards|

Printed circuit boards (PCB) play an essential role in the overall functionality of electronic devices. The performance of your PCB will depend on how the board itself is arranged, along with the type of cabling that is used. The cable

Not Every PCB Manufacturer Is Created Equal.

By |2019-04-25T08:36:06-05:00February 18th, 2019|Component Sourcing, EMS, Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Printed Circuit Boards, Supply Chain, Technology|

Not Every PCB Manufacturer Is Created Equal. 5 Things To Research. Searching for a PCB manufacturer to make your company’s printed circuits is not always a walk in the park. Most of these companies may promise the same things, but

What is the difference between PCB and PCBA?

By |2019-01-17T13:24:48-05:00January 17th, 2019|EMS, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards, Technology|

If you are working with electronics, you may have heard the terms printed circuit board (PCB) and printed circuit board assembly (PCBA).  While some people use these terms interchangeably, they do not necessarily mean the same thing. So what are

PCB Assembly Fabrication Methods

By |2019-01-02T10:38:17-05:00January 2nd, 2019|Design, Documentation, EMS, Engineering, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards, Technology|

Choosing the right PCB assembly fabrication solution for your electronics business is a crucial step in creating a successful electronic product. Without a high-quality circuit board, the reliability, efficiency, and even safety of your devices could be compromised. "Quality" can mean a

Electronic Turnkey Manufacturing vs. Consigned Manufacturing

By |2018-12-08T18:21:22-05:00November 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

Wire Harness vs. Cable Assembly

By |2018-09-10T13:57:17-05:00September 10th, 2018|Design, EMS, Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology|

Wire Harness vs. Cable Assembly - Understanding the Differences Wire harnesses and cable assemblies are used to power many different electrical devices. They’re so common that these two terms are often used interchangeably. You may come across technicians and other

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