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The US Assembly Manufacturing Sector Continues Its Solid Growth

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, Jun 09, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

Overall trends in US assembly manufacturing point to America continuing to be a strong player in the global electronics manufacturing industry.  

The latest numbers on industry trends at first look a bit bad for domestic electronics assembly.  After nearly uninterrupted growth for most of last year, there was a slight dip in reported shipments for Q1 2015.  Numbers are still higher than they were this time last year, however.  It's also not hard to chalk the decline down to simply being in the post-Christmas season.  Just picking one representative industry, it's clear that smartphone sales take a big dip in Q1 pretty much every year.

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Topics: assembly manufacturing, assembly manufacturer

How To Know When To Repair or Replace Electronic Devices

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Fri, Jun 05, 2015 @ 09:00 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: electronic design services, electronic assembly

5 Ways You Can Reduce Your Electronic Assembly Expenses

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, Jun 02, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

 These days, everyone is looking for new ways to scale back their spending and become a more profitable business. Although it may seem counter-intuitive, hiring a contract manufacturing company to assist you with the design and assembly of the PC boards for your products is one of the best ways for electronics companies to save money. How can spending money on a third party manufacturing service actually allow you to increase your bottom line and thrive? Here, we'll take a look at some of the many ways that a contract manufacturer can help you to achieve your business goals.

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Topics: Contract Electronic Assembly, electronic assembly

ZenPro Brings Your Electronic Board Designs To Market Faster

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Thu, May 28, 2015 @ 07:30 AM

The global electronics market is exploding, and there's no signs of it stopping, with consistent growth across virtually all sectors of electronics, from military applications to consumer goods.  Furthermore, the tendency has been for the major electronics companies, like Apple, to keep creating newer\better\faster products and release them to market with shorter breaks in between.

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Topics: Zentech technologies, ZenPro

ZenPRO Is Here For Your Rapid-Response Assembly PCB Needs

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, May 26, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

 Even while other factories were fleeing overseas, ZenTech stayed right here in the US because we knew old-fashioned American hard work and innovation would beat any fads in manufacturing.  We've spent the last decades working to refine our processes to bring the best comprehensive electronics assembly services in the industry.

So we are pleased to announce our latest initiative, aimed squarely at the needs of those looking to stay ahead in electronics:

ZenPROPrototypes and Rapid Orders

ZenPRO is an industry-first initiative to drive down the times associated with prototyping and rapid product orders to the absolute minimum.  ZenPRO can bring products to market faster, when your customers want.

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Topics: Zentech technologies, ZenPro

Four Reasons To Reshore Your PCB Prototyping And Assembly

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Thu, May 21, 2015 @ 07:29 AM

There's less and less reason to look offshore for electroincs, and plenty of great reasons to keep your PCB prototype assembly right here in the USA!

As NPR reported earlier this year, the "reshoring" trend is still going strong, and it's due directly to major market shifts, along with realizations that overseas manufacturing wasn't quite the bargain it was sold as.

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Topics: PCB prototype, Re-Shoring

Assembly Solutions: How They Solve Your Problems

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Thu, May 14, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Though most people may not realize it, the fact stands that manufacturing services and assembly solutions require some of the most skilled and careful employees in today's workforce. After all, designing and crafting precise electronics are extremely challenging processes. Ultimately, this is the reason that many electronics companies decide to seek out a manufacturer who offers design and assembly solutions. But why should you outsource the manufacture of your products instead of handling it in-house? Here is a look at three ways that professional assembly solutions can solve your problems, and how to get the most out of your investment. 

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Topics: assembly electronics solution, assembly solutions, assembly manufacturer, assembly electronic

A Great Electronic Product Demands Great Assembly Manufacturing

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, May 12, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

There are more electronic devices entering the market today than at any other time in history.  With the current boom in global manufacturing and shipping, companies all around the globe are jumping into the electronics game.  Regional companies are now looking to go global, as well, with low-cost overseas brands looking to carve a niche for themselves.

This means that if your company wants to be part of this booming market, you need to stand out from the crowd.  At this point, cheap electronics are ubiquitous and widely-derided.  People want to purchase gadgets that are reliable, and a large majority of consumers are now doing plenty of online research before making purchases.

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Topics: assembly manufacturing, electronic assembly

4 Ways A Contract Manufacturer Can Provide Solutions For You

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Thu, May 07, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

No one likes to hear about a problem, but everyone is ready for a good solution! Unfortunately, finding an efficient and effective method for resolving any issues that your busies may be having can be a bit more challenging than it initially sounds - especially if your resources are somewhat limited. The good news for SMBs in the electronics industry is that a contract manufacturing company can actually help to stretch your resources, and empower your company by providing you with affordable and workable solutions that can improve your customer satisfaction rates and boost your sales revenue.

Let's explore just a few of the ways that a contract manufacturer can help to provide solutions to your problems and drive your cares away.    

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Topics: assembly electronics solution, assembly solutions, assembly manufacturer, assembly electronic

Domestic Contract Electronic Assembly Services Protect Your Product End-to-End

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, May 05, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

There's been plenty of talk lately about the growing trend of reshoring - that is, companies which had previously moved their electronics assembly overseas are now coming home.  We're not just talking small companies either:  Major names like GE, Ford, and even Apple are moving assembly services back to America.

The reasons behind these shifts are complex, from the rising cost of living in Asia to the flexibility problems created with extra long-tailed supply lines.

However, in our opinion, one of the biggest driving factors may be plain security.  There are a number of ways that offshore manufacturing can risk the integrity of your product or your Intellectual Property, whereas US manufacturing greatly reduces those risks.

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Topics: electronic contract manufacturer, electronic assembly