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A Guide To Reducing The Cost of Electronic Circuit Boards

Posted by Laura Austin on Tue, Oct 30, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

While electronic board design is just as important during the creation and assembly manufacturing process of a circuit board, especially for printed circuit boards (PCBs), there are several other factors which must always be considered in order to save on cost and make your business at least some profit. Beyond making components which work, what else can a seller do in order to ensure that they can reduce the cost of their electronic circuit boards?

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Topics: electronics manufacturing, electronic PCB assembly, Contract Electronics Assembly, pcb assembly service

Optimizing QFN Footprints For Contract Electronics Assembly Provider

Posted by Laura Austin on Sat, Oct 27, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

The hallmark of any good supply chain services provider is its ability to accommodate a repertoire of specialized engineering expertise such as manufacturing and contract electronics assembly packages. Selecting the wrong EMS (electronic manufacturing service) provider not only escalates production costs, it can also jeopardize your reputation and position in the market.

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Topics: SMT Assembly, contract electronics manufacturing, Zentech technologies, Contract Electronics Assembly

Nexus 7 Proves US Contract Electronic Assembly is Cost Effective

Posted by Laura Austin on Thu, Oct 25, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

As business news channels are filled yet again with stories of rioting at China's infamous Foxconn electronics plant, it's time to again consider the benefits of reshoring and bringing contract electronic assembly back to the United States.

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Topics: electronics manufacturing, electronic manufacturing company, Contract Electronic Assembly, US manufactured electronics

Benefits of Using a PCB Assembly Service

Posted by Laura Austin on Tue, Oct 23, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

So, you've got yourself a successful manufacturing and engineering business, but suddenly need to ramp up business and start producing even more products for your clients. There can be two routes for this: either you start building up an in-house manufacturing department to build your products, or have someone else do it for you. Likely, you don't want to spend tons of money and would rather save it as well time, so that normally means going with the latter decision.

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Topics: PCB, pcb assembly, pcb assembly service, manufacturing engineering business

Tin Whisker Formation and Impact on PCB Assembly Reliability

Posted by Laura Austin on Sat, Oct 20, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

Considerably different from dendrites or other such shapes in components, tin whiskers can pose a very serious problem for a circuit board and other types of technology if they happen to be found and identified correctly. Tin whiskers are structures of "crystalline" formations that resemble whiskers and are most commonly found in electroplated tin that is used a finish on components, including PCB.

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Topics: contract electronics manufacturing, pcb assembly, electronic manufacturing company, electronic PCB assembly, pcb assembly service, electronics assembly companies, Contract Electronic Assembly, US manufactured electronics, PCB assembly technology, assembly manufacturer

Zentech Continues Assembly Manufacturing Expansion

Posted by Laura Austin on Thu, Oct 18, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

Suddenly, “made in the USA” has real meaning again. In fact, you need look no further than Baltimore-based Zentech Manufacturing to understand just how much of an advantage this can be.  Zentech specializes in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) manufacturing assembly for a variety of clients in sectors as varied as medical diagnostics, telecommunications and defense, but the expertise of this burgeoning services company goes much deeper.  Zentech has built its success on collaboration and efficiency in every phase of the design and assembly manufacturing process, and that offers the potential to drastically improve your products and the way they get to market.  Zentech can shepherd your project all the way from concept stage to shipping, literally building innovation and cost savings into every step.  It’s the kind of integrated, can-do approach that once defined American manufacturing, and companies all over are taking notice.

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Topics: SMT Assembly, Reshoring, contract electronics manufacturing, off shoring, Zentech technologies, product assembly, contract manufacturing, manufacturing, electronic manufacturing company, assembly electronic, Contract Electronics Assembly, manufacturing assembly

Baltimore Maryland Electronics Manufacturing Company Achieves AS9100

Posted by Laura Austin on Sat, Oct 13, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

Anyone involved in either the manufacturing or bulk purchasing of electronic components knows just how important quality assurance is. With counterfeit parts becoming an increasing concern, it's more important than ever that an electronic manufacturing company is able to guarantee its products are legitimate and produced according to the highest standards.

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Topics: electronics manufacturing, Electronics Assembly Maryland, contract electronics manufacturing, electronics industry, contract manufacturing, manufacturing services, electronic design and manufacture, maryland electronics manufacturing, electronic manufacturing company, EMS industry