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cyber security operations and technology solutions

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2023 Cyber Security Operations And Technology Solutions

In today’s world of advanced technology, it could be two days before someone detects a cyberattack on your system. At that point, data and...

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trends in manufacturing automation

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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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RS485 vs. RS232 serial interfaces

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RS485 Vs. RS232: What's the Difference?

Among the serial data interfaces -- SPI, Flex I2C, and many more -- available for electronic equipment, two stand out for their longevity. In spite...

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Electronic Component Shortages

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Electronic Component Shortages Update -- 2022 and Beyond

COMPONENT SHORTAGE: December ‘22 UPDATE: Nearly a year after our last update, we have returned to find a similar situation regarding shortages in the...

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industrial wireless control

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Moving to a Wireless Industrial Control: IoT & More

Many industrial and manufacturing operations are looking closely at wireless industrial controls to see what benefits they offer. These wireless...

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electronics manufacturing trade shows 2021

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2021 Electronics Manufacturing Trade Shows You Don’t Want to Miss

Even in our vastly internet-dominated world, nothing has quite replicated the impact of a face-to-face discussion with vendors and fellow engineers....

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outsourcing electronics manufacturing

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Outsourcing Electronics Manufacturing: Onshore or Offshore?

It’s time for your organization to begin production of a new electronic device. For one reason or another, you’re in no position to take care of the...

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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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china tariffs on electronics

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China Tariffs: How Will They Affect Electronics Manufacturers?

NOTE: This article was updated on September 16, 2019 to reflect recent information regarding tariffs. Two days after Independence Day 2018, President...

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How’s the Electronic Component Shortage Looking in 2019 so Far?

Two things are fairly certain about the current electronic component shortage: It’ll end, and it’ll someday return.

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electronics manufacturing supply chain

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How Regulations Impact Your Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain

The electronics manufacturing supply chain ranks #1 as a source of risk to many OEMs. These snags include environmental and other international...

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tariffs on electronics from china

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Tariffs on Electronics From China: Another Delay

If there's anything certain in the U.S.-China tariffs staredown, it's uncertainty.

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china spy chip oem electronics companies

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Is China Spy Chip a Supply Chain Snag for OEM Electronics Companies?

On Oct. 4, a story by Bloomberg that detailed allegations of China’s military infiltration into servers used by about 30 U.S. companies and top...

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china tariffs us electronics contract manufacturers

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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...

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carbon nanomaterials conflict minerals 2

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Are Carbon Nanomaterials the Solution to Conflict Minerals?

Conflict minerals are both a vital component (no pun intended) of the electronics industry and at the same time one of its biggest headaches. Since...

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electronic component lead times

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Why Electronic Component Lead Times Are Rising -- & 3 Ways to Prepare

If your manufacturing projects involve electronics, you’re likely facing the challenge of extended electronic component lead times. Certain parts...

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EMS company

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EMS Company Embarks on a New, Exciting Chapter

(The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development's PA Proud blog recently spoke with Matric Group President and CEO Rick Turner to...

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embedded systems iot

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Embedded Systems & IOT in Electronics Manufacturing – An Explainer

Perhaps without realizing it, you use embedded systems and IoT every single day of your life. “I use what?” you might’ve just asked.

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