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Realizing The Value Of Working With A Contract Manufacturer

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Thu, Jun 26, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

As an electronics business, your goal is to provide your customers with superior devices, powered by efficient and highly-functional PC boards. You want to keep buyers happy with boards that will continue to support your products for many years.  But despite your best efforts, there's always the chance that something will go wrong with one of your devices. How do you handle it when there's trouble with one of your units? Do you simply cut your losses and ship a warranty replacement unit?

For many small to mid-sized companies, this may seem like the simplest solution, but is it really worth it? In many cases, the problems associated with a faulty device can be traced right back to the PC board. Through troubleshooting, you might find that the issue really boils down to one or two components that may need to be replaced, or another quick fix. Ultimately, taking the time to make these adjustments can save you a significant amount of money.

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Topics: electronics repair services, assembly process, electronic contract manufacturer

To Repair or Replace: That Is the Question

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, Jun 24, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

When something goes wrong with one of your electronic devices, how do you handle the problem? For many businesses, protocol is to simply replace the entire unit, when it's under warranty. Although this certainly is a quick fix and provides customers with a functioning devices, this may not always be the smartest course of action. Do you know when to repair and when to replace? This post will explore the answer to this question, the benefits of PCB repair, and the ways in which a contract manufacturer can help you out in the process.

When to Repair vs When to Replace

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Topics: assembly manufacturing services, assembly pcb, pc board assembly

Why Hire American Contract Manufacturers?

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Wed, Jun 18, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

It's not uncommon for small to midsize electronics companies to seek out the assistance of a contract manufacturing vendor as a means of reducing the time, costs, and other burdens associated with the production of PC boards. Contract manufacturing businesses exist all throughout the world, providing companies like yours with many options. Unfortunately, while many offshore contract manufacturers offer lower prices than their American competitors, the quality of their boards are often subpar. But what is it, exactly, that makes American businesses better and sets them apart? This post will take a deeper look at why you should only consider partnering with an American manufacturing service.

6 Reasons to Hire American Contractors

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Topics: assembly manufacturing, contact manufacturers, assembly manufacturer

How To Save Money by Hiring A Contract Electronic Manufacturer For Your Electronics Assembly

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, Jun 17, 2014 @ 07:00 AM
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Topics: contact manufacturers, assembly electronics, Contract Electronic Manufacturers

Breaking Down SMT Production

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 @ 07:00 AM
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Topics: assembly manufacturing, consumer electronics, smt production

Large or Small: A Good Contract Manufacturing Company Can Handle It All

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Thu, Jun 05, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

As a growing electronics company, new business is always welcome. You're constantly looking for ways to reach new customers and grow your client base. But what happens if a major client orders a large batch of boards that you simply don't have the time or means to fulfill before the required deadline? What if a small, new client with the potential for exciting growth in the future solicits your work, but you're unable to push current customer orders onto the back burner? Does this mean that you'll have to lose the opportunity to take on new business? We don't think so. 

A strong partnership with a contract manufacturer can help you manage orders and clients of all sizes so that you never miss out. Whether your CM is handling all of the PCB design and assembly on your behalf, or is only assisting you with a portion of the work, there's really no job that's too big or small. In fact, you'd be surprised at how much a good CM can do to help you to keep your PCB batch orders organized and to keep your customers happy and coming back for more.

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Topics: contract manufacturing company, pcb design, pcb services

Why Should I Partner With A PCB Assembly Manufacturer?

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, Jun 03, 2014 @ 08:00 AM
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Topics: pcb assembly service, assembly manufacturer, pcb assembly manufacturer