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Get Efficiency with a Dedicated Project Manager

The saying goes that if you want a job done right, do it yourself. But when it comes to getting your high tech and multifaceted manufacturing projects completed, it’s just not possible to do it yourself.

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What a Good Project Manager Can Do for Your Electronic Assembly

In all complicated projects, the best-laid plans and good intentions are only good until the first real project hiccup. Realistically, even a project that you’ve had produced before can still run into problems. Parts go out of production. Part numbers get accidentally transposed. Assemblers make mistakes.

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What is IPC-A-610 J-STD-001 For Electronic Assembly?

J Standard, or it’s more official title IPC J-STD-001 is a standard that lists the requirements for the manufacture of electronic assemblies. This standard is published by the IPC as “Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies” and includes guidance on materials, manufacturing methods, and verification criteria.

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IPCA610 Standard Certification

At a very basic level, IPC-A-610 amounts to high-level inspection and passage requirements for printed circuit board (PCB) assemblies.

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The Highest Level of Trust for Your Electronic Assembly

Imagine you are traveling across the Atlantic by plane. You are standing on a tarmac, bags by your side, when two different aircraft roll up. You are offered a choice of either plane to take you to your transatlantic destination. The first aircraft is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration, the other has no certification.

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How to Turn Your Idea into Reality

You've got this great big idea. You can’t believe no one else has thought of it before. You're going to sell millions! But one small problem.

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NIST SP800-171 at Levison Enterprises

Levison Enterprises is proud to commit early to standards that improve our client's data security.

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Importance of Being NIST SP800-171 Compliant

The National Institute of Standards and Technology published the standards in NIST SP800-171 for all contractors and subcontractors for the United States Department of Defense (DoD). This was required by Dec. 31, 2017 and focused on safeguarding Covered Defense Information (CDI) and reporting cyber security incidents.

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6 Reasons to Consider a Box Build

A box build isn’t the only way to complete your project, but for quality, high-efficiency projects, a box build is a process worth considering. Here are 6 reasons you may want to consider a box build for your next project.

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How an ECM Helps You Meet Your Flow Down Needs

Flow down helps keep counterfeit parts out and improves supply chain accountability, but it may make your business harder, too.

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Build Efficiency Into Your Project with an All In One ECM

No matter what you’re looking to manufacture, you’re looking for efficiency. An all-in-one ECM means cost savings and high-level quality for your project.

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3 Ways Counterfeit Parts Affect Your Assembly

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Counterfeit parts are unfortunately not going away. Does it really matter to your assembly?

This is not a fun subject, but when it comes to manufacturing, especially electronics manufacturing, it’s one we have to talk about.