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nadcap accreditation electronics contract manufacturing

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What Nadcap Accreditation Means for Electronic Contract Manufacturing

When searching for a reliable electronics contract manufacturing (ECM), one of the first questions you’ll probably ask is, “What certifications do...

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REACH vs. RoHS

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REACH vs. RoHS Compliance for Electronics Manufacturing

Confused about REACH vs. RoHS compliance? You’re not alone. These two sets of electronics manufacturing guidelines were born from the European...

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what is the cost of a flying probe test

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What Is the Cost of a Flying Probe Test?

For many companies, the focus on printed circuit board (PCB) production is on-time-delivery and quality. However, just as important to a product’s...

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cable jacket material

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[INFOGRAPHIC]: Looking for a Cable Jacket Material Comparison?

Cable jackets serve as the first line of defense for wires and cables – which makes choosing the right jacketing material essential. So, you might be...

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Electronics Aftermarket Services: The A to Z Guide

You buy your electronic components, your machines are up and running, customers are happy, your workers are happy -- everything is good. Invoice...

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PCB engineering service providers

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PCB Engineering Services: 4 Qualities to Look For

When you’re looking for a PCB engineering services provider, there are, of course, multiple things to consider. “Will they be able to meet my...

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pcb functional testing

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What Are PCB Functional Testing Services?

Electronics manufacture and testing are like squabbling siblings. PCB testing is a necessary expense that, when done correctly, prevents much larger...

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electronic medical device manufacturers

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Coronavirus & How Electronic Medical Device Manufacturers Can Cope

As you know painfully well, the coronavirus is causing growing demand for medical ventilators and other "life-sustaining" devices. As hospital visits...

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Quick-Turn PCB Board House - assembly line

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4 Times When a Quick-Turn PCB Board House Isn't Enough

There’s a certain need for speed in manufacturing circuit boards -- the electronics industry demands it, and your end users demand it. But how quick...

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PCB Prototyping Service

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4 PCB Prototyping Service Options

As electronics OEM engineers well know, the printed circuit board (PCB) is crucial to the proper operation of just about every electronics product...

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obsolescence management procedures

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Do Your ECM's Obsolescence Management Procedures Look Like This?

Modern electronics are evolving so rapidly that new becomes old in just a few years -- or less, if you’re an iPhone superfan. In fact, the average...

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prototype pcb assembly lightbulb drawing

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7 No-Brainer Reasons to Prototype Your PCB Assembly

Prototyping is just as important to the electronics manufacturing process as designing, engineering, and testing. Ignore it at your own risk.

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iStock-930604278

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What Is a PCB Solderability Test?

Solder is what makes the electrical connections work on your printed circuit board (PCB). Solderability, then, measures how well metal is wetted by...

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itar compliance electronics manufacturing security standards

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What is ITAR Compliance? Electronics Manufacturing Security Standards

International Traffic and Arms Regulation (ITAR) came about in 1976 because of a need to control the export of military equipment and related...

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electronic product design-1

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Specs for Class 2 Electronic Product Design

When introducing a new electronic product design, many OEMs don’t fully understand the differences between IPC classifications -- or understand them...

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pcb sourcing prototype

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Get a Quicker Quote for PCB Prototype Sourcing in 5 Shortcuts

In an ideal world, getting a quote for prototype production from your electronics contract manufacturer (ECM) would go smoothly and quickly. But the...

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electronics box build assembly

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Guide to Making an Electronics Box Build Assembly

If you’ve put in the hard work of designing an electronic product, chances are you have high expectations for its success with your target market....

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electronics manufacturing Supply Chain Management

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Should You Dual Source Your Electronics Manufacturing?

The decision to single or dual source from electronics manufacturing services partners plays a heavy hand in determining the infrastructure of your...

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pcb documentation

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PCB Documentation to Give Your Contract Manufacturer Up Front

The decision on which electronics manufacturing supplier to choose can be a difficult one. The outcome of the quoting process often decides who will...

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class 3 electronics pcb manufacturers

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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...

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ems supplier

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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...

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governor's safety award

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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.

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governor's award for safety excellence

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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.

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ball grid array in PCB

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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.

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