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Ask the Right Questions and You’ll Find the Right ECM Partner

Posted On August 15 2023

Before partnering with an electronic contract manufacturer (ECM), finding one that suits all your manufacturing needs is essential. While contract ...

Is SMT Right for Your Next Device?

Posted On 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 ...

What Makes a Great PCB Manufacturing Partner?

Posted On July 26 2023

Choosing the right electronic contract manufacturer can make a big difference in the success of your next product. Thankfully, there are some easy ways to vet ...

Your Electronic Device is Only as Good as Your ECM

Posted On July 13 2023

Your product is only as good as your manufacturing partner. When OEMs outsource printed circuit boards (PCBs) or electronic box build assemblies, the main ...

What Factors are Considered When Quoting PCBA?

Posted On July 11 2023

PCB quotes are influenced by a number of factors. When you are first meeting with an ECM to outsource your PCBA, it may be confusing to decipher how the ECM ...

Documents Required for Turnkey Electronic Assembly

Posted On July 6 2023

When you outsource your PCB assembly, providing the complete documentation is essential. Sharing all the design files gives the PCB team all the information ...

Considerations for Electronic Enclosure Design

Posted On 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, ...

Packaging and Shipping Goes Beyond Product Protection for Electronic Manufacturers

Posted On April 6 2023

Not every ECM partner will offer packaging and shipping services. When you find an ECM partner who does offer these services, it’s important to understand the ...

BOM Management is Key to Successful Electronic Manufacturing

Posted On March 31 2023

The bill of materials (BOM) is essential in the design and production phase of electronic devices, starting with printed circuit boards (PCBs). A BOM is like a ...

Save Time and Money on Your Next PCB and Electronic Manufacturing Project

Posted On March 29 2023

Many OEMs consider partnering with an electronic manufacturer overseas to cut manufacturing costs. However, they may not realize it could cost more in the long ...

How to Improve PCB Manufacturing Lead Times With an Electronic Manufacturer

Posted On March 27 2023

As the saying goes, “time is money” and that’s certainly the case when talking about manufacturing lead times. Design engineers are being asked to design and ...

Your Medical Device Manufacturer can Help Keep Your Medical Device Within Proper Regulations

Posted On March 23 2023

The medical device industry is highly regulated, and for good reason. Regulations exist to protect people by ensuring the safety and efficacy of the product. ...