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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

Evaluating Cost Of Ownership In Contract Electronics Manufacturing

Posted by Laura Austin on Sat, Sep 22, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

The concept of total cost of ownership (TCO) is not new to the electronics industry. In essence, it is defined as the total direct and indirect cost and benefits associated with the purchase of any part, assembly, sub-assembly or product. There are many models, tools and techniques for evaluating TCO in different industries. The electronics industry has its own set of unique costs and economic realities. To evaluate TCO here, you need to understand the product in detail. 

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Topics: electronics manufacturing, contract electronics manufacturing, total cost of ownership, off shoring, out-sourcing, cost of ownership, electronics industry

Ensuring Solder Quality in Electronics Contract Manufacturing

Posted by Laura Austin on Sat, Sep 08, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

In the past, post-assembly requirements for electronics contract manufacturing of boards were simpler compared to bare-board requirements. It was easy to purchase a board that didn’t have visible damage, but after investing money and time in the assembly, the product was no longer functioning well.  Because of this, improvement in the quality standards of electronic products became inevitable.

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Topics: electronics manufacturing, contract electronics manufacturing, electronics industry, Zentech technologies, contract manufacturing, soldering electronics, component lead times, electronic parts

Improving Reliability of Product Assembly through ESS Testing

Posted by Laura Austin on Thu, Sep 06, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

There are many factors to consider when deciding on a contract manufacturer to build your electronics or perform your product assembly. The first factor to come to mind is usually price, but there are others that are equally important. You also have to factor in quality control, shipping costs and reliability of the finished product. Unless your manufacturer has thoroughly tested the design and helped to make appropriate modifications, you could end up losing money in warranty repairs or even recalls.

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Topics: electronics manufacturing, technical design, contract electronics manufacturing, electronics industry, ESS testing, product assembly, reliability testing, contract manufacturing

Integrating Design and Electronics Manufacturing to Reduce Cost

Posted by Laura Austin on Wed, Sep 05, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

Integrating Engineering Design and Electronics Manufacturing to Reduce Cost

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Topics: electronics manufacturing, SMT Assembly, design review, contract electronics manufacturing, electronics industry, Zentech technologies, contract manufacturing, manufacturing services, electronic parts, electronic design and manufacture, electronic design, manufacturing, engineering design