Why Crowd Funded Projects Fail
As published in EBN Online - #HardwareIsHard. Crowd funding projects are getting a bad rap these days. Too many are failing and for an avoidable reason. The electronic hardware. If your project involves electronic hardware, read on. We have all been conditioned as...
4 Steps to improving your Design Throughput
Talk to your PCB house as you begin a design. Here are 4 things that make the process – concept to production – faster and with less wasted effort.
Cost Drivers in PCB Production….or why China?
Most of our customers believe that the PCB is an uninteresting commodity. They imagine a long machine into which fiberglass and copper are poured and out pops a shiny 10 layer pcb, customized to their needs.
The Modernization of the PCB Industry / Re-Thinking the Supply Line
With most of PCB fabrication coming from Asia, and less than 10% installed capacity in the USA, we can modernize our approach to purchasing boards.
What We Do Explained…in EBN
from EBNonline August 22, 2016 The Latest Approach to PCB Sourcing As U.S. PCB manufacturers disappeared in the 90s and early 00s, they were replaced primarily by sources in China, which now holds enormous capacity and actually performs with outstanding consistency...
Unspoken Truth About the Source of PCB Quality Problems
As a printed circuit board manufacturer, we are chartered with building your boards to perfection. Consequently, we scrub your documentation and ask questions until we believe we have the whole story. With our factories so highly automated, we rarely see...
Having a Voice In The PCB Quality Meeting
PCB quality can be a difficult subject. What is good, what is not. You don't really want to overrule your quality inspector, but you should have a voice in the decisions. EBN was kind enough to publish our thoughts on the subject. See link....
Balancing The Cost vs. Savings of Offshore PCB Manufacturing
In this article we put some hard numbers to the true cost of going to Asia for PCB manufacturing. Numbers too rich for your company? Out of balance for what you need done? Managed Manufacturing Services may be the answer for you. Follow link below for the full...
Designers Perspective: Why Coordinate with the PCB Fabricator?
PCB designers and PCB fabricators are different sides of the same coin. Coordination between the two processes is essential to success. This presentation walks you through that coordination process. Essential read for any new designer or any designer who has experienced delays or garbage coming from the PCB manufacturer.
3 Keys To Controlling Quality With Offshore PCB Manufacturing
Quality is Free but but requires some up front investment when contracting with an offshore PCB manufacturing service. This article puts some light on where to make that investment and how our Managed Manufacturing Services operate.