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ITAR in Electronics Manufacturing: Maintaining Compliance

A discussion about ITAR and the shared responsibility in protecting essential technologies and services vital to the security of our nation.

May 21, 2024

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Navigating New Semiconductor Tariffs

US raises tariff on Chinese semiconductors to 50% (from 25%). This could impact electronics engineers. Let's see how to prepare.

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The Impact of AI on PCBA Design: What You Need to Know

Providing a balanced perspective on how AI can revolutionize PCBA design while also looking at the challenges that we can face with this new technology.

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Creating an Accelerated PCBA Lifecycle: From NPI to Production

Foster open communication to better embrace flexible BoM management and drive efficiency, quality, and innovation.

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Prevent Prototype Delays: Your Essential PCBA Pre-Order Checklist

Making sure your prototype has the greatest chance of success the first time by outlining steps to take to get a prototype ready for manufacturing.

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Understanding the MacroFab Advantage for Every Business Size

A discussion on why there is an advantage of choosing MacroFab and how they can supply the right manufacturing solution for companies of all sizes.

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Innovations in Solder Paste Printing Technology

A discussion about the improvements and innovations of solder paste printing technology and their impact on the electronics manufacturing industry.

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Cable Assemblies vs Wire Harnesses: Their Role in PCBA Box Builds

A discussion on cable assemblies and wire harnesses and their role in box builds.

Mapping Out a PCBA Supply Chain Strategy in Five Moves

Mapping Out a PCBA Supply Chain Strategy in Five Moves

Companies should create unique vendor relationships with numerous international suppliers due to the necessity of having to source components globally.

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New Inventory Features Streamline Material Management at MacroFab

A display of some new features for the platform that enhances the the management of inventory and material at MacroFab.

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The Future of UAV Design

We'll discuss where unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) technology currently stands and where it may go.

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MacroFab's Certifications Benefit PCBA Production

Your PCBA production must be secure and reliable for your products to compete in the market. We have listed our certifications and how they benefit you.

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Wired for Autonomy: PCBA Complexities in Mobile Robotics

We take a deep dive into developing PCBAs for autonomous robots by exploring design considerations beyond those associated with conventional PCBAs.

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The Perfect Binge! Top 8 Circuit Break Episodes for New Listeners

We've curated a list of some of our favorite episodes for those looking to dip their toes into the vast ocean of content we've created.

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How MacroFab's 2023 Platform Updates Improve Your Order Experience

At MacroFab, we’re constantly seeking better solutions for our customers. We want to make your experience more than good - we want it to be outstanding.

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Four Cutting-Edge Trends in Avionic Electronics You Should Know

Throughout this article, we’ll explore four cutting-edge trends in avionic electronics and shed light on the challenges they present.

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Updated 2024: Improved KiCad Support

Our latest update makes KiCad easier than ever before to use. Find out how to use MacroFab's Cloud Manufacturing Service with KiCad.

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Struggling with Inflexible PCBA Manufacturing? MacroFab's Got Your Back.

Many electronics designers struggle with systems that demand complete data and specific formats upfront. Wouldn't it be great if there was a better way?

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How Can a Box Build Benefit Your PCBA Design?

PCBA box build is a sophisticated process involving the design, production, and construction of an electromechanical system that goes beyond a PCBA.

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Insider's Guide to Navigating Box Build PCBA Projects

This guide will help you become familiar with box build assembly, decide if it’s right for your PCBA project.

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MacroFab’s Modern Approach to Strategic Sourcing

Many Contract Manufacturers (CMs) and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) have some sort of procurement team. So what makes MacroFab so different?

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Electronics Production: Upgrading Inventory Systems with Modern Tech

Inventory and supply chain management software and processes play a pivotal role in safety, efficiency, & security of electronics manufacturing operations.

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Fab Insights: HASL vs ENIG

Choosing the right surface finish for a PCBA can be tricky. HASL and ENIG differ in their methods of coating printed circuit boards.

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Smaller Electronics Teams Struggling to Do More, More Efficiently

Smartly leveraged technology and old-school relationship management with suppliers and vendors is essential for success with smaller supply chain teams.

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How Do QFN Packages Compare to Other Surface Mount ICs?

This article aims to arm electrical engineers and PCBA designers with comprehensive insights into the QFN package.

About MacroFab

MacroFab offers comprehensive manufacturing solutions, from your smallest prototyping orders to your largest production needs. Our factory network locations are strategically located across North America, ensuring that we have the flexibility to provide capacity when and where you need it most.

Experience the future of EMS manufacturing with our state-of-the-art technology platform and cutting-edge digital supply chain solutions. At MacroFab, we ensure that your electronics are produced faster, more efficiently, and with fewer logistic problems than ever before.

Take advantage of AI-enabled sourcing opportunities and employ expert teams who are connected through a user-friendly technology platform. Discover how streamlined electronics manufacturing can benefit your business by contacting us today.