Category: Advanced Manufacturing

Overcoming the Labor Shortage: 6 Ways to Get Your Backlogged Projects on Track

Reduce Backlogged Projects with Savvy Manufacturing Strategies Backlogged projects can really throw a wrench in your plans. They can leave your production line at a standstill, delay your deliveries to customers, and ultimately, eat at your bottom line. Realistically in manufacturing, you’ll likely face a backlog of some type at some point. For example, minor […]

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 […]

Avoiding Scope Creep: How an Electronics Manufacturing Partner’s Supply Chain Can Help

How An Electronics Manufacturing Partner’s Supply Chain Benefits You The importance of supplier relations when avoiding scope creep If you’re used to the stresses of handling electronics manufacturing projects in-house or sourcing your own parts for assembly, it can feel like a reprieve when you hand a new or backlogged project over to an electronics […]

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 […]