If you been utilizing the same electronic contract manufacturer for awhile, you may not often take the time to evaluate the quality of the services being provided to you. As long as your batch orders are being processed, you assume that everything is going well. But how can you be sure that your manufacturing provider is really taking care of you as well as they should?
Many small to mid-sized electronics companies require the help of a third party manufacturer, at one point or another. But while you certainly have a great deal of options when contracting with an electronics manufacturing service, it's very important to be aware that not all outsource vendors are created equally. So who should you choose to work with? Will an overseas manufacturer provide you with quality PC boards and services, or would you be better off by sticking with an American company?