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electronic obsolescence management

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Mitigating Component and Electronic Obsolescence in Medical Devices

Global supply chain shortages mixed with bottlenecks in the shipping industry and labor shortages have triggered serious problems in nearly every...

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iso 13485 certified manufacturer

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Why an ISO 13485-Certified Manufacturer Is Vital for Medical Devices

Medical device companies looking for a PCB design and assembly partner have many important factors to consider, all with the end user’s well-being at...

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latest advancements in robotics

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Latest Advancements in Robotics & Current PCB Manufacturing Techniques

As the world of robotics advances, PCB manufacturing techniques have become faster and more efficient. With surface mount technology, flexible PCBs,...

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reduce PCB assembly cost

2 min read

Your Go-To Guide to Reducing PCB Assembly Cost

As with most things you can purchase, there’s a strenuous relationship between cost and quality when it comes to PCB assemblies. However, there is a...

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American PCB manufacturer

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American PCB Manufacturer: 6 Benefits to a New Partnership

Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) are essential components of almost all modern electronic devices. They provide the electrical connections between...

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qualities an employer looks for in an employee

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7 Qualities an Employer Looks for in an Employee

As young people enter the workforce, it is important to develop and possess certain qualities in order to be successful. Employers expect individuals...

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pcb failure

3 min read

Common Causes of PCB Failure

Printed circuit boards, or PCBs, are essentially the lifeblood of the devices we use every day. Cellphones, TVs, cars, street lights and so many...

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burning PCB causes

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Common PCB Defects: What Causes a Circuit Board to Burn?

While there are many common printed circuit board defects, one of the most notorious is burnt components. It's also, unfortunately, one of the most...

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chips and science act beneficiaries

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Semiconductor CHIPS and Science Act Beneficiaries: What to Know

The global microelectronics industry is vital to the modern economy, with over $400 billion in semiconductor sales in 2020. As the demand for...

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ev battery management system

6 min read

EV Battery Management System & PCBs: Brains Behind Battery Performance

The electric vehicle battery management system is a critical component in the successful operation of an electric vehicle. It plays a key role in...

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trends in manufacturing automation

2 min read

Trends in Manufacturing Automation: Moving Forward in 2023

Technology continues to advance, leading to smaller and more powerful PCBs. The manufacturing industry as a whole is pivoting, as is PCB production....

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types of conformal coating

4 min read

Types of Conformal Coating: Exploring Materials for Enhanced PCP Protection

With the rise of IoT and technology in general, electronics are featured in many environments, exposing delicate electronic connections to potential...

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reverse polarity protection

3 min read

A Guide to Reverse Polarity Protection in PCB Design

When user safety depends on equipment functioning reliably -- as with many medical devices and handheld mining equipment, for example -- electronic...

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design 2 part show 2023

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Design 2 Part Greater NY 2023: Matric to Attend Show

The Design-2-Part show for the Greater New York area will be held April 26-27 in Secaucus, NJ.

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electronic product development lifecycle

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Electronic Product Lifecycle Management Best Practice | Avoid Downtime

Product lifecycle management (PLM) is an important strategy that companies can use to optimize product development and reduce downtime. By...

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pcb manufacturing capabilities

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PCB Manufacturing Capabilities & Fabrication Plants: A Look Ahead

The world of PCB assembly capabilities is changing rapidly, and forecasters expect PCB manufacturing capabilities to expand for the next 10 years....

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what is smt assembly - placing components

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What Is SMT Assembly?

As today’s electronics designs become smaller and more complex, more engineers are relying on surface mount technology. After the 1980s, this...

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SMT Production

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How SMT Production Maximizes First Run Yield

Printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing is a process that requires precision and reliability.

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Electronics Manufacturing Services: Equipment

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Electronics Manufacturing Services: Equipment Your Partner Should Have

Today a growing number of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) outsource some of their work to electronics contract manufacturers (ECMs). The ECMs...

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electronic manufacturing services company

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Capabilities of an Electronic Manufacturing Services Company

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

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pcb assembly services

3 min read

Worth It to Outsource PCB Assembly Services? Definitely

More manufacturers these days are realizing the benefits of using external PCB assembly services versus a DIY approach. Allowing an electronics...

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LED PCB design for safety

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LED PCB Design for Safety

At this point, we’re all familiar with light-emitting diode (LED) lights. From the bright, efficient bulbs replacing the old filament lamps, to the...

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