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Lean Manufacturing 101

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We all want to go lean, and that’s not just a reference to the cliched New Year’s resolution about losing weight. Going lean in business can maximize resources, reduce waste, lower production costs, eliminate standing inventory, and/or increase labor productivity—all while maintaining the high-quality standards that had been achieved previously. This idea sounds pretty desirable […]

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Cable Assembly or Wiring Harness – What’s the Difference?

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The terms Cable Assemblies and Wiring Harnesses are sometimes used interchangeably, mainly because they serve the same electrical function. However, there are significant differences between the two and before getting into more details, here are a few examples. Examples Cable Assemblies Ethernet cables Antenna cables Ribbon cables (with connectors) Power cords Various A/V cables, such […]

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New Product Introduction (NPI) Process: From Idea to Functioning Product

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New Product Introduction Process

You’ve started the development process for your electronic product that has long been a concept in your head. It’s now gone down a dark hole, into an abyss of uncharted territory with vendors, complicated regulations, and any number of yet-to-be-known manufacturing challenges. You know you’re going to need some help, at least in getting it […]

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Outsource Your Supply Chain to Your Electronics Manufacturing Services Provider, or Not?

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Outsourcing Supply Chain Electronics Manufacturing

To make or to buy—that is the question. Outsourcing elements of a supply chain is becoming an important consideration for electronics and bio-production companies. Historically, it’s a good way to minimize operational risk when markets are rapidly changing and the product life cycle is shortening. The shortest life cycles are emerging where fast-changing technology is […]

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