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COST, QUALITY & TIME – THE TRIPLE CONSTRAINT

In manufacturing, we are often asked these two questions, “How much are you prepared to pay”, and “How long are you prepared to wait?”. This highlights to us that the quality of our end ...

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TRACEABILITY – A REQUIREMENT THAT EVERY EMS PROVIDER MUST HAVE

WHAT IS TRACEABILITY? Traceability (or TCC – Track, Trace, and Control) is a phrase that is being brought up more often when it comes to choosing the right EMS provider. Traceability involves ...

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QUOTING FOR AN EMS COMPANY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

There are several requirements an EMS Company need to receive before they can respond to a request for an initial quote. These include: • Quantities required – How many products do you anticipate ...

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT PCB ASSEMBLY PROVIDER

Since Q1, 2020 the electronic components market has experienced a high degree of unpredictable changes, with the supply of Printed Circuit Boards being no exception. With the ongoing global pandemic ...

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TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL VOLUME PRODUCTION

Are you interested in going into volume production but lack specialist facilities? A contract electronics manufacturer (CEM) is the solution to your problem. But how do you go about choosing the ...

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SUSTAINABILITY IN ELECTRONIC MANUFACTURING

Sustainability in electronic manufacturing presents the opportunities to produce new product options in demand for small business manufacturers, tap into a new market, and modernize your business. ...

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Q2 COMPONENT MARKET REVIEW

As we endeavour the second quarter of 2021, we discover the overall market situation has not changed for the electronics manufacturing industry. Although, the rest of the economy is edging closer to ...

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IS LOCALISATION THE FUTURE OF THE SUPPLY CHAIN?

In our everyday operations, we speak to hundreds of business leaders about the challenges facing them both during the Coronavirus pandemic & Brexit. A core theme we are hearing is that the ...

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT EMS PARTNER

For a company looking to outsource for the first time, to appoint an additional EMS partner, or to replace the one they already work with, should be the result of a strategic decision. On one hand, ...

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2021 & BEYOND: SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES

Before March 2020, in pre-pandemic periods, discussions around the supply chain tended to revolve around product life cycles, the occasional component shortage and fabrication. Today we are facing, ...

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WHY NORTHERN IRELAND?

Following the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) and ending of the transition period on 31 December 2020, Northern Ireland continues to have access to Great Britain (GB) and the EU markets for ...

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MACROECONOMIC FACTORS AFFECTING OUR SUPPLY CHAIN

As the Coronavirus wreaks economic turmoil around the world, modern supply chains face unprecedented stress and are drawing an increased level of scrutiny. Today’s globalized supply chain network ...

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ELECTRONIC MANUFACTURING EXPECTATIONS 2021

As we endeavour the first quarter of 2021, we reflect on 2020 and see the impact it has had on our supply chain and business models. Inevitably, 2020 caused widespread difficulties in the ...

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SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES FOR 2021

The Global Economy is facing considerable challenges in 2021. No area of society will be unaffected by these issues – and supply chains are no different. 2020 – A year like no other. From ...

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