Common Challenges in Printed Circuit Board Assembly and How to Overcome Them

September 27, 2023

There are several common challenges that impact all PCB assembly. Some challenges are merely annoyances, while others can significantly impact performance. To overcome or avoid these challenges, partner with a quality ECM who can assist with the design process and address potential issues before they become problems.

Considerations for Electronic Enclosure Design

June 29, 2023

After you have an assembled PCB, you will need to finish the device with a box build, sometimes referred to as a systems integration. This combines the PCB, cables and wires, subassemblies, and the electronic enclosure. When the full box build is complete, your electronic assembly will be carefully protected and ready to function in […]

Will Your Electronic Manufacturing Project Require a Box Build Assembly?

February 23, 2023

A box build, also known as systems integration, can be anything from a simple PCBA housed in a small enclosure to a cabinet housing a complex electromechanical system. Box build assembly involves everything from start to finish in electronic manufacturing, including design, production, and construction. Box builds are cost-effective, saving both time and money. There […]

What Is Included in an Electronic Manufacturing Box Build Assembly?

January 11, 2023

A box build enclosure includes all the assembly work taken place after the production of the PCB. A box build will usually include sub-assemblies, installation of components, routing of cabling and wiring, and fabrication of the enclosure itself. For a successful box build, both the client and the electronic manufacturer need to work together from […]

How to Identify an Electronic Manufacturer as a Box Build Assembly Partner

September 16, 2022

There are many electronic manufacturers available for your box build needs, but not all manufacturing partners are created equal. To identify a great box-build assembly partner, you will need to do some research into finding out who the partners are and how they will handle your box-build from start to finish.

Are You Considering a Box Build for Your Next Project?

May 9, 2022

Box builds can range from single printed circuit boards enclosed in plastic to complex systems inside rugged metal shells. A box build is much more than a simple PCB. Box builds include subassemblies, mechanical components, wiring, cables, and installation in the enclosure. The complete, integrated system will be delivered to your customer, so when outsourcing, […]

7 Common Features of a Box Build Assembly in Electronic Manufacturing

July 25, 2019

Many electronic manufacturers work with multiple vendors on projects. They source components from one company. Another ECM handles sub-assembly. Yet another partner tackles the final assembly. This can waste valuable time and money. Plus, little bits of your quality can fall between the cracks.