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What You Need In A PCB Assembly Service

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, Apr 28, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

If you're looking to enter the electronics market, it's actually a great time!  There are more options in manufacturing both at home and abroad than ever before, and there are a lot of great companies out there waiting to build your product.

The problem, of course, is telling the good ones from all the rest.  In a boom industry, there are a lot of recent upstarts that lack the experience or the equipment needed to properly fill orders.  When you pick a PCB assembly service as a partner, you need to know they'll be someone you can rely on.

So, we've got a few tips to help weed out the top businesses from everyone else.

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Topics: pcb assembly service, American PC Board Assembly, PCB assembling service

Are You Still Offshoring Your Assembly Electronic Services? Domestic Solutions Are Now Much More Attractive!

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Thu, Mar 05, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Handling your manufacturing in the US is becoming more cost-effective every year!  Despite the trend in the earlier 2000s to move operations offshore, a combination of factors are making a new case for on-shore manufacturing.  Simply put, sending your assembly electronic orders to Asia is no longer the deal it used to be.

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Topics: American PC Board Assembly, American based product assembly, assembly electronic

3 Tasks To Expect From A PCB Assembly Manufacturer

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, Feb 24, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Although many small to medium sized electronics companies come to the realization that they would benefit from the assistance of a third party manufacturer, most do not have any idea what it is that they should actually expect from such an operation. But without a good idea with regards to what your PCB assembly manufacturer should be doing for you, how can you be sure that you are getting the best return on your investment? To enable you to feel confident that you are getting the most bang for your buck, here are three tasks that you should always expect your contract manufacturing partner to complete.

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Topics: American PC Board Assembly, American based product assembly, pcb assembly manufacturer

4 Reasons to Consider Hiring A Contract Manufacturing

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Thu, Feb 12, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

A growing number of companies are turning to contract manufacturing services as a means of improvingtheir own existing business models. Could this be a viable solution for your needs? If you're on the fence, take a look at 4 of the many ways in which a contract manufacturer could help to improve the development of your electronics.

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Topics: electronic contract manufacturer, American PC Board Assembly

How Professional Inventory Management Optimizes Your Operations

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Tue, Jul 15, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Virtually any business involved in any sort of manufacturing and sales is painfully aware of the role of supply lines in this process. From sourcing the original materials, through their construction, to distribution, and even into post-sale support (like spare parts), supply chains and proper inventory management are at the heart of any and all product sales.

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Topics: American PC Board Assembly, inventory management, assembly electronic

5 Saving Money Without Sacrificing The Quality Of PCB Assemblage

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

It really doesn't matter what type of business you're in - money is a common stressor for all of us. Despite the fact that the economy is improving, the majority of American industries are constantly looking for ways to scale back their costs and improve profit margins without sacrificing the quality or integrity of their work. Still, this is often much easier said than done. Finding areas where you can safely and effectively reduce spending while still keeping your customers happy with excellent products and services isn't as simple as it may seem, and it can be especially problematic in the electronics sector.

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Topics: assembly manufacturing, American PC Board Assembly, PCB Assembling

PC Board Assembly Made In U.S.A

Posted by Laura Austin on Thu, Dec 20, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

Made in the USA is a label you don't see nearly as much as you used to. Or, perhaps worse, it also doesn't mean as much as it used to. The flood of outsourced PC board assembly to China and other developing nations meant that, very often, only the final assembly of “made in the USA” products was even done in the country. 90% of the work was done offshore.

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Topics: American PC Board Assembly, American based product assembly, pc board assembly