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Class 3 Electronics PCB Manufacturers: Zero Room for Error

If you needed a pacemaker to keep your heart beating as it should, would you settle for the level of electronics quality you’d find in a cheap toy for toddlers? That’s the essential difference betweenIPC Class 1 assembly requirements and Class 3 electronics ...

Glossary: Terms Your Electronics Contract Manufacturer May Use

When talking with salespeople, design engineers, other contacts within an electronic contract manufacturer, you may hear a lot of terms thrown about. Many of them -- often turned into acronyms are said with the assumption that you know what they mean. For engineers ...

6 Questions to Ask Your EMS Supplier

Choosing the right electronic manufacturing services (EMS) supplier can play a big part in the success of your company. Pick the right partner and you can rely support that helps you achieve optimal results from your new product introduction. Pick the wrong EMS ...

Matric Group Honored With Governor’s Safety Award

A dedicated safety program has netted the contract manufacturer its second state-recognized safety award in four years....

How to Get Accurate Quotes From an Electronics Contract Manufacturer

When sourcing your PCB assembly needs to an electronics contract manufacturer, you expect a fast and accurate quote to begin the process. It’s in the best interest of both the OEM and the manufacturer to prioritize accuracy from the beginning....

Matric Wins Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence -- Again!

Matric Limited’s successful safety program has once again been honored with the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence....

What Is a Ball Grid Array for PCB Packaging?

Ball grid arrays are a form of high-density, low-cost packaging in the PCB industry....

Can US Electronics Contract Manufacturers Handle the China Tariffs?

It’s too early to tell with certainty how U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods implemented in 2018 will truly affect U.S. electronics contract manufacturers. The signals from major players like Cisco Systems, Apple, and IBM so far are not happy ones....

Vital Elements of a Box Build Assembly

Electromechanical box build assembly is a key service offered by electronics contract manufacturers. In addition to the manufacture and population of PCBs, this full turnkey production offers a simple, all-in-one approach to your manufacturing needs. This includes ...

Easy as 123: The Differences in Class 1, Class 2 & Class 3 Electronics

In electronics manufacturing, printed circuit boards are separated into three categories: 1, 2, and 3. The categories reflect the level of quality of each board type, from lowest (class 1 electronics) to highest (class 3 electronics). This classification system was ...