01 Jul, 2021 / Design and Development

What are the 6 steps of the Value Engineering Process for OEMs?

If you’re adopting a Value Engineering strategy, you’re going to need to follow its systematic ...

16 Jun, 2021 / Design and Development

Value Engineering for OEMs: 7 myths debunked!

Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VA/VE) is a practice that’s often misunderstood and maligned ...

05 May, 2021 / Design and Development

Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VA/VE) explained for OEMs

Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VA/VA) is more than a crude cost-cutting exercise led by a ...

08 Apr, 2021 / Design and Development

Is component obsolescence in electronics manufacturing inevitable?

Component obsolescence is an occupational hazard for OEMs as they battle to match supply with ...

Obsolescence management: overcoming the pain of obsolete components

This post was originally published in 2014 and has since been revised for maximum accuracy.

What does the 5S methodology really mean?

This post was originally written in 2017 and has since been revised for maximum accuracy and ...

How to select X-ray inspection equipment for electronics manufacturing

Whichever part of the electronics industry you are involved in, you're probably aware of the ...

25 Aug, 2020 / Design and Development

6 critical factors to consider when potting an electronic assembly

Editor’s note: This blog post was originally written in 2016 and has since been revised and ...

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 ...

21 May, 2020 / Design and Development

Why planning for failure is key to successful electronic assembly

The building, inspecting, testing and shipping of complex electronic products relies not just on ...

16 Jun, 2021

Value Engineering for OEMs: 7 myths debunked!

16 Jun, 2021

Value Engineering for OEMs: 7 myths debunked!

Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VA/VE) is a practice that’s often misunderstood and maligned by those who’ve seen ...

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05 May, 2021

Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VA/VE) explained for OEMs

05 May, 2021

Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VA/VE) explained for OEMs

Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VA/VA) is more than a crude cost-cutting exercise led by a crusading procurement ...

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08 Apr, 2021

Is component obsolescence in electronics manufacturing inevitable?

08 Apr, 2021

Is component obsolescence in electronics manufacturing inevitable?

Component obsolescence is an occupational hazard for OEMs as they battle to match supply with demand.  But while every ...

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26 Mar, 2021

Obsolescence management: overcoming the pain of obsolete components

26 Mar, 2021

Obsolescence management: overcoming the pain of obsolete components

This post was originally published in 2014 and has since been revised for maximum accuracy.

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05 Jan, 2021

What does the 5S methodology really mean?

05 Jan, 2021

What does the 5S methodology really mean?

This post was originally written in 2017 and has since been revised for maximum accuracy and relevance. "5S relates to ...

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10 Nov, 2020

How to select X-ray inspection equipment for electronics manufacturing

10 Nov, 2020

How to select X-ray inspection equipment for electronics manufacturing

Whichever part of the electronics industry you are involved in, you're probably aware of the preference for smaller, ...

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25 Aug, 2020

6 critical factors to consider when potting an electronic assembly

25 Aug, 2020

6 critical factors to consider when potting an electronic assembly

Editor’s note: This blog post was originally written in 2016 and has since been revised and republished for maximum ...

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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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21 May, 2020

Why planning for failure is key to successful electronic assembly

21 May, 2020

Why planning for failure is key to successful electronic assembly

The building, inspecting, testing and shipping of complex electronic products relies not just on the use of the right ...

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