Electronic manufacturing and design: news and opinion
There’s a notion that Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) companies are only there to build sub-assemblies to order, test, distribute and sometimes provide return/repair services.This is not true!The prevailing myth is that when an OEM (Original...read more
Scores on the EMS doors: how real-time data dashboards drive service levels and operational efficiencies
If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. Peter Drucker, Management ConsultantThe most successful EMS operations are those which combine the mass delivery and rigidity of automation with the intelligence and flexibility of those programming the...read more
Quality measurement plays a pivotal role in helping drive stability, prosperity and growth - and that’s good for everybody, especially in these uncertain times. Within the details of quality data are small differences - gaps - between predicted and actual...read more
Risk management, quality and accuracy are essential in the manufacturing of medical electronic devices. Increasingly stringent regulatory requirements apply to every step of a product’s life cycle, including the design, engineering, service, delivery and...read more
Who is this guide for? This guide to OEM outsourcing will talk you through the things to consider when you choose your EMS partner. You’ll find out when it makes sense to outsource, what the implications can be and what benefits outsourcing can...read more
John Johnston, NPI Director, ChemigraphicWearable tech has come of age.Most of the heavy-lifting has already been done, which is why so many start-ups are keen to use their focus and agility to bring new wearable products to market. Multiple technology and...read more
Unmanned vehicles are in the news again Just before Christmas 2018, hundreds of flights were cancelled at Gatwick Airport following reports of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) – or drones as they are better known – being repeatedly sighted near the...read more
Chris Wootton, CEO, Chemigraphic Times are changing for the UK and its place in manufacturing, globally. Whilst it is unclear what the exact nature and repercussions of Brexit will be, it’s clear that OEMs and the EMS industry as a whole is taking urgent...read more
Apple’s announcement in November 2018 that is was to cease the reporting of iPhone sales volumes really worried investors. A flattening of sales, combined with doubts over Apple’s projected innovation, impacted on its stock price. Around the same time,...read more
Every product we own, desire or leave on the shelf has its own story. From being a mere twinkle in its designer’s eye to the sad day when its parts are being recycled for newer, more exciting models, there is always a myriad of processes and considerations...read more
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