Category: Manufacturing 101

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 […]

Join us this Friday for Manufacturing Day tours at Electro Soft

Join custom electronics contract manufacturer Electro Soft Inc. this Friday, Oct. 6 as we take part in Manufacturing Day 2017, a national celebration of modern manufacturing “meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.” We’ll be hosting three tours throughout the day: 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Each tour will be the same, […]

PC Board Assembly Demonstration

  Wave soldering is a process in which many parts on a PC board assembly can be soldered at one time.  It is a unique and interesting process that we  use at Electro Soft, Incorporated for our through-hole PC Board assemblies. How Wave Soldering Works – In Layman’s Terms 1.  The board is checked to […]

10 Things To Look For in a PCB Assembly Company

Having been in business for over 25 years, ESI has introduced its services to countless companies.  There were 10 areas in which all companies consistently focused on when it came to PCB assembly company selection.  Here they are: 1.  Proximity – Most companies who are starting a new project with a new company want a contract […]

Dramatic Changes In Overseas Contract Manufacturing

Foxconn, a contract manufacturing company located in Shenzhen, China has been all over the headlines lately.  A cursory review or several news sources reviled that eleven employees have committed suicide at the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturing firm.  The name Foxconn might not ring a bell, but I’m sure the companies Apple, Dell, Nokia and […]