Category: Advanced Manufacturing

NIST 800-171: Enhanced Cybersecurity Measures for Government Contractors

Enhanced Cybersecurity Measures for Government Contractors Did you know the global average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million? The average cost to a business, no matter the size averages $200,000.   Even small businesses are targets, accounting for forty-three percent of all cyberattacks.  Which is why companies across industries are bolstering their cybersecurity budgets […]

Electrostatic Discharge 101: Sources, Dangers, and Solutions

Do you know a tiny, solitary spark can permanently damage sensitive electronics? We’ve all been zapped by static electricity, which is the common term for electrostatic discharge. After walking across a carpet and then reaching for the door handle or a light switch, we feel that abrupt shock on our fingertips. For us, it’s a […]

3 Reasons to Diversify Production Among Multiple Suppliers

Multiple-Sourcing vs. Single-Sourcing: A Case for Diversified Suppliers In decades past, buyers demonstrated a strong preference toward single sourcing in their production and supply chain. And it made sense: build a strong, solid relationship with one manufacturer, focus on consistent communication and collaboration so you can take advantage of economies of scale by ordering in […]

10 Things to Look for When Selecting an Electronics Contract Manufacturing Partner

Not sure where to begin when it comes to choosing a partner for your custom electronics contract manufacturing needs? Are you wondering if you should just keep everything in-house? Whether your team is looking for manufacturing support on a new project or if you’re weighing the benefits of bringing a partner on to supplement your […]