18 Apr, 2017 / Process Improvement

Do you chase marginal gains in your business?

This great article by Matthew Syed in the Times, challenges the current backlash against the ...

How to solder SMT components with varying solder paste heights

The rise in demand for miniaturised components within consumer electronics is forcing designers of ...

17 Mar, 2017 / Process Improvement

12 tips when onboarding new suppliers

At times we are all probably guilty of searching for the best price, and when we do, it is easy to ...

What does the 5S methodology really mean?

"5S relates to workplace organisation and forms a solid foundation upon which many organisations ...

How do electronics manufacturing companies continuously improve?

The unfortunate reality is that most, if not all, electronics manufacturing companies incur waste ...

3 challenges facing OEMs in PCB assembly and how to overcome them

Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are the "brains" of electronic devices. A PCB contains conductive ...

How to avoid thermal shock during printed circuit board assembly

Sounds dramatic, doesn’t it? But for anyone involved in electronics manufacturing, thermal shock is ...

Are you taking a chance with your Engineering Change Notes?

Variously known as the Engineering Change Note, Order or Request (ECN, ECO or ECR), the process for ...

5 things to demand in your next New Product Introduction report

Whether it’s for a brand new product being made for the first time, or something that has been ...

IPC Standards for Acceptability & why they matter to your PCB assembly

So, what makes a ‘good’ electronics assembly then? Surely if it works then it’s alright, isn’t it? ...

13 Apr, 2017

How to solder SMT components with varying solder paste heights

13 Apr, 2017

How to solder SMT components with varying solder paste heights

The rise in demand for miniaturised components within consumer electronics is forcing designers of industrial ...

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17 Mar, 2017

12 tips when onboarding new suppliers

17 Mar, 2017

12 tips when onboarding new suppliers

At times we are all probably guilty of searching for the best price, and when we do, it is easy to forget about the ...

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16 Feb, 2017

What does the 5S methodology really mean?

16 Feb, 2017

What does the 5S methodology really mean?

"5S relates to workplace organisation and forms a solid foundation upon which many organisations base their drive for ...

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02 Feb, 2017

How do electronics manufacturing companies continuously improve?

02 Feb, 2017

How do electronics manufacturing companies continuously improve?

The unfortunate reality is that most, if not all, electronics manufacturing companies incur waste in the form of ...

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07 Jan, 2016

3 challenges facing OEMs in PCB assembly and how to overcome them

07 Jan, 2016

3 challenges facing OEMs in PCB assembly and how to overcome them

Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are the "brains" of electronic devices. A PCB contains conductive tracks and pads that ...

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12 Nov, 2015

How to avoid thermal shock during printed circuit board assembly

12 Nov, 2015

How to avoid thermal shock during printed circuit board assembly

Sounds dramatic, doesn’t it? But for anyone involved in electronics manufacturing, thermal shock is a daily challenge - ...

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07 May, 2015

Are you taking a chance with your Engineering Change Notes?

07 May, 2015

Are you taking a chance with your Engineering Change Notes?

Variously known as the Engineering Change Note, Order or Request (ECN, ECO or ECR), the process for managing changes to ...

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30 Jan, 2015

5 things to demand in your next New Product Introduction report

30 Jan, 2015

5 things to demand in your next New Product Introduction report

Whether it’s for a brand new product being made for the first time, or something that has been built before elsewhere, ...

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15 Jan, 2015

IPC Standards for Acceptability & why they matter to your PCB assembly

15 Jan, 2015

IPC Standards for Acceptability & why they matter to your PCB assembly

So, what makes a ‘good’ electronics assembly then? Surely if it works then it’s alright, isn’t it? But what about ...

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