What is the difference between PCB and PCBA?

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

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

PCB Assembly Fabrication Methods

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

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

Versa Electronics Receives ISO 13485:2016 Certification

Certification Confirms the Electronic Manufacturing Services Provider Continues to Adhere to Stringent Requirements for the Production and Delivery of Medical Devices   MINNEAPOLIS, October 1, 2018 -- Versa Electronics, a leader in electronic manufacturing services, today announced that it received

By | 2018-10-04T08:40:07+00:00 October 1st, 2018|News|

Wire Harness vs. Cable Assembly

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

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

5 Questions You Must Ask Your Electronic Manufacturer

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

Electronic Manufacturing Acronyms You Need To Know

This list of acronyms regularly used in electronic manufacturing services is intended to assist individuals in original equipment manufacturing OEM and electronic manufacturing industries. The EMS acronym list is comprised of manufacturing, engineering, and related technical terms. The scope of

By | 2018-09-27T13:34:37+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Documentation, EMS, Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Boards|

The Importance of PCB Testing & Multiple PCB Test Strategies

Even the most assiduous printed circuit board (PCB) production process can create defects, faults, errors, and other problems. Many PCBs need robust testing early, and often. The proper PCB testing procedure can help accomplish that goal and do a lot

By | 2018-09-05T12:44:24+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Printed Circuit Boards, Testing & Calibration|

How To Select An Electronic Contract Manufacturing Partner

Strategic outsourcing has become a useful technique for companies across many different industries. OEMs and electronic part manufacturers have not been left behind in outsourcing the production of critical components of their electronic devices. Indeed, electronic contract manufacturing (ECM) partners

By | 2018-09-05T12:42:46+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Component Sourcing|

PCB Basics – Getting Started With Printed Circuit Boards

Electronic manufacturing services (EMS) are essential when you are looking to outsource electronic components. Outsourcing parts for assembling is a common manufacturing practice. The process of outsourcing gives your company the chance to get the best components from experienced companies

By | 2018-12-03T14:59:56+00:00 April 10th, 2018|EMS, Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Testing|