Ultimate Capabilities Checklist for Outsourcing to a Trusted Electronic Contract Manufacturing Shop

October 26, 2022

When you are developing a product with a PCB component, outsourcing to a trusted ECM shop is one of the best decisions your company can make. Maintaining a full engineering team for design as well as a turnkey manufacturing line simply isn’t practical for most companies, so an ECM partner is the perfect solution to […]

Adding Value Through PCB Assembly Testing

October 12, 2022

Budgets are tight for every industry as material and component costs continue to rise. Tight budgets mean companies are looking for ways to save. In some cases, OEMs are opting out of testing during the manufacturing process, arguing that the peace of mind that comes from testing doesn’t justify the savings of eliminating that step. […]

When to Consider Using a Multilayer Printed Circuit Board

September 23, 2022

Printed circuit boards (PCBs) have become an integral part of the devices we love and use daily. They are everywhere we look from handheld portable electronic devices to industrial machines, communication devices, and consumer electronics. Today’s PCBs are more complex and contain different shapes and materials. They can be flex or rigid and contain a […]

NIST 800-171 & CMMC Compliance for DoD Electronic Manufacturing

September 19, 2022

Security is a constant challenge for most companies, but for electronic manufacturers working on DoD manufacturing and related projects, security is even more crucial. The manufacturing supply chain all must be in compliance with the correct certifications and requirements. Falling out of compliance will mean that a full industry is unavailable for manufacturing. All contractors […]

Is Your ECM Experienced in Building Medical Devices to Industry Standards?

February 18, 2022

Medical device manufacturing has high industry standards. With the importance of each device and the potential impact on humans, these standards are required to be rigorous. When you are looking for an electronic contract manufacturer to partner with for your medical device manufacturing, you need to know that you have selected a partner with the […]

On-Site Engineers Have a Positive Impact on PCB Manufacturing

January 21, 2022

Choosing an ECM partner for your PCB manufacturing can be difficult. You are likely weighing all the factors such as location, cost, and capability. One of the most important factors when choosing an ECM partner should be a turnkey facility complete with on-site engineers.

How Prototyping Can Create Industry Leading Electronic Devices

December 17, 2021

New product introduction is the process of taking an idea and refining it into a producible product. Taking a project from the idea stage through to production can take time, and prototyping is a crucial step in bringing the concept through from design to manufacture. Without prototyping, the device has a much smaller chance of […]

Reduce Manufacturing Costs by Designing Your PCB for Manufacturability

December 15, 2021

Adding a Design for Manufacturing analysis to your project scope may appear to add an extra cost to your project at the onset. However, you can actually reduce your manufacturing costs when you add a DFM analysis. The time and money spent on the initial analysis and design adjustments will reduce your manufacturing costs and […]

Does Your Bill of Materials Include Everything it Should For Your Electronic Manufacturer?

October 26, 2021

Your Bill of Materials (BOM) is a file that should include all the information required for your PCB assembly with your electronic manufacturer. Without a BOM, there could be miscommunications, problems during assembly, and revisions that may result in delays. It is always best to make sure that your BOM is complete and accurate before […]