06 Aug, 2020 / Generation Z

Is the manufacturing industry ready for Generation Z?

Research for Industry Week has found that 32% of generation Z have had manufacturing suggested to ...

30 Jul, 2020 / COVID-19

Electronic component market review July 2020

Since the last writing - during the unprecedented spread of COVID-19 and all of the challenges that ...

23 Jul, 2020 / electronics manufacturing

Small problems? 4 challenges & opportunities in PCB development

Small might be beautiful. But smaller, more flexible technology is also driving evolution in the ...

16 Jul, 2020 / product life cycle

How will manufacturing immortality affect the product life cycle?

Achieving manufacturing immortality through self-healing materials might be good for the consumer ...

14 Jul, 2020 / EMS, Best Practice

What is takt time, why is it important and how to calculate it

This post has been refreshed and republished for accuracy and relevance. The term takt time derives ...

09 Jul, 2020 / women in engineering

How much have attitudes shifted towards women in engineering?

The state of gender equality in engineering still appears to be mixed. Some women report ...

Robots or Cobots? Imagining the future of the factory floor

What will the factory floor of the future look like? Will it resemble the famous ‘lights out’ ...

25 Jun, 2020 / Outsourcing

Why outsourcing is a strategic decision

"Wouldn't the strategic decision be to invest in an internal manufacturing infrastructure? Keep all ...

23 Jun, 2020 / EMS, Engineering

What is meant by the terms OEM, EMS, CEM, ODM and why should you know?

Editor’s note: This post was originally written in 2015 and has since been refreshed and ...

18 Jun, 2020 / RPA

Robotic process automation in the manufacturing supply chain

Robotic Process Automation, or RPA as it's commonly known, often conjures up images of human-like ...

30 Jul, 2020

Electronic component market review July 2020

30 Jul, 2020

Electronic component market review July 2020

Since the last writing - during the unprecedented spread of COVID-19 and all of the challenges that followed - the ...

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23 Jul, 2020

Small problems? 4 challenges & opportunities in PCB development

23 Jul, 2020

Small problems? 4 challenges & opportunities in PCB development

Small might be beautiful. But smaller, more flexible technology is also driving evolution in the utility and usability ...

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16 Jul, 2020

How will manufacturing immortality affect the product life cycle?

16 Jul, 2020

How will manufacturing immortality affect the product life cycle?

Achieving manufacturing immortality through self-healing materials might be good for the consumer and the environment, ...

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14 Jul, 2020

What is takt time, why is it important and how to calculate it

14 Jul, 2020

What is takt time, why is it important and how to calculate it

This post has been refreshed and republished for accuracy and relevance. The term takt time derives from the German ...

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09 Jul, 2020

How much have attitudes shifted towards women in engineering?

09 Jul, 2020

How much have attitudes shifted towards women in engineering?

The state of gender equality in engineering still appears to be mixed. Some women report experiencing nothing but ...

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02 Jul, 2020

Robots or Cobots? Imagining the future of the factory floor

02 Jul, 2020

Robots or Cobots? Imagining the future of the factory floor

What will the factory floor of the future look like? Will it resemble the famous ‘lights out’ Foxconn plant in ...

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25 Jun, 2020

Why outsourcing is a strategic decision

25 Jun, 2020

Why outsourcing is a strategic decision

"Wouldn't the strategic decision be to invest in an internal manufacturing infrastructure? Keep all of our ...

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23 Jun, 2020

What is meant by the terms OEM, EMS, CEM, ODM and why should you know?

23 Jun, 2020

What is meant by the terms OEM, EMS, CEM, ODM and why should you know?

Editor’s note: This post was originally written in 2015 and has since been refreshed and republished for accuracy ...

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18 Jun, 2020

Robotic process automation in the manufacturing supply chain

18 Jun, 2020

Robotic process automation in the manufacturing supply chain

Robotic Process Automation, or RPA as it's commonly known, often conjures up images of human-like robots with circuit ...

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