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.
August 15, 2023
Before partnering with an electronic contract manufacturer (ECM), finding one that suits all your manufacturing needs is essential. While contract manufacturing companies might share some similarities, they are not equal. Avoid wasting valuable resources with a trial-and-error approach; instead, ask the right questions before hiring an ECM partner for your next PCB project.
August 4, 2023
Are you wondering if surface mount technology (SMT) is well-suited for your next device? The industry standard for printed circuit boards (PCBs) has been through-hole circuits for many years. This method is relatively simple to implement but becomes time-consuming on a mass scale. PCBs made by through-hole circuits involves drilling holes into the boards, mounting components […]
July 24, 2023
When outsourcing the production of your printed circuit board (PCB) to an electronic contract manufacturer, receiving a fast and accurate quote upfront is important for your bottom line. However, both the manufacturer and the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) face risks when it comes to quoting. A quote that is too high may scare away the […]
March 21, 2023
Medical device companies understand the significance of selecting the right medical device manufacturer for their medical devices, as it helps them convert their ideas into working prototypes and finished products faster, saving both time and money.
December 7, 2022
Your printed circuit board is the brains of your product. When your PCB fails, it can be costly and cause major consequences for your product. Yet when you understand the common causes of PCB failure, you can use the right tools to prevent future failures in electronic manufacturing. Preventing failure is the best way to […]
October 28, 2022
Obsolescence in medical devices is a major challenge in medical device manufacturing, and it has been for some time. How it will impact the production of your next medical device depends on a proactive approach. By taking steps to mitigate parts obsolescence before it causes a delay in manufacturing, you’ll increase the likelihood that your […]
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 […]
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. […]
July 27, 2022
The desired outcome in printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing is to deliver a fully assembled and functional circuit board in the least amount of time. It may sound simple enough, but unfortunately there are many opportunities for mistakes and problems to occur during the PCB assembly process. You can reduce your risk of a mishap […]