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Obsolescence: A Pain in Medical Device Product Life Cycle Management

By Matric on Aug 04, 2020

Medical device product life cycle management is a challenge at the best of times. When supply chains are disrupted (such as during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020), it becomes even harder.

These challenges are a way of life for any device that needs to go through an extensive certification process. Since medical equipment is as high-stakes as it gets, it undergoes a more extensive review than most. 

Fortunately, there are ways that you can stay ahead of the curve.

Topics: Electronic manufacturing services Dynamic Matric obsolescence management medical devices
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The Cost of PCB Repair Services Vs. E-Wasting Your Budget

By Matric on Jul 10, 2020

Plastic waste may snag all of the headlines, but it's not the only type of waste overwhelming landfills and contaminating soil and water.

Topics: Aftermarket Services PCB assembly Costs Dynamic Matric obsolescence management
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What is Obsolescence Management for Electronics?

By Matric on Jun 24, 2020

You just installed your new PCBs in your machines and they’re working great! Dust off your hands and pat yourself on the back; the hard part’s done, right?

Topics: Dynamic Matric products & services obsolescence management
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How Aftermarket Electronics Remanufacturing Boosts the Energy Industry

By Matric on Apr 29, 2020

Massive amounts of money are at play when it comes to power distribution electronics. The electronic product development life cycle frequently sparks frustration among OEMs in this industry because parts steadily wear out and require attention to keep critical infrastructure operating.

Full-blown replacement of a product is neither cost-effective nor efficient when downtime is harmful to both OEM and end consumer. It's absolutely crucial that you're always thinking about the electronic component life cycle and making plans for the future

Topics: Aftermarket Services Testing & Inspection Dynamic Matric products & services obsolescence management
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7 Benefits of Advanced Electronics Remanufacturing for Transportation

By Matric on Mar 03, 2020

There’s no perfect playbook to establishing and maintaining major transportation projects like subways, bus systems, and other transit developments.

Topics: Aftermarket Services Components Costs Dynamic Matric obsolescence management transportation
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What Does an Electronic Manufacturing Services Company Do?

By Matric on Dec 09, 2019

Do you work for an original equipment manufacturer, or OEM? Chance are you’ve crossed paths with a project requiring an electronic manufacturing services company.

Topics: PCB Layout Electronic manufacturing services PCB assembly Testing & Inspection Dynamic Matric products & services obsolescence management prototyping
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4 Times When a Quick-Turn PCB Board House Isn't Enough

By Matric on Nov 05, 2019

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 is too quick?

Topics: PCB Layout Electronic manufacturing services Aftermarket Services Components PCB assembly Testing & Inspection Dynamic Matric obsolescence management
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Capabilities of an Electronic Manufacturing Services Company

By Matric on Oct 30, 2019

Topics: PCB Layout Electronic manufacturing services Aftermarket Services Components PCB assembly Dynamic Matric obsolescence management prototyping
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Do Your ECM's Obsolescence Management Procedures Look Like This?

By Matric on Oct 02, 2019

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 life of a new integrated circuit is less than 2 years.

Topics: Electronic manufacturing services Components Dynamic Matric obsolescence management