A well-executed PCBA design, integrating robust security practices, can help safeguard against cybercrime.
The right employees won’t show up as if by magic: electronics OEMs and distributors need to make a concerted effort to hire and retain supply chain talent.
We’ll examine the underlying reasons behind this surge in prices and provide practical strategies to help you navigate these challenges effectively.
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) directs nearly $400 billion to clean energy incentives including $47 billion allocated for manufacturing.
Let’s explore the macro trends shaping the PCBA manufacturing industry’s trajectory and delve into the implications of this transformation.
About two-thirds of counterfeit electronics are sold by reputable companies, with little awareness of the problem.
Optimal team performance in the electronics industry is essential, and clear communication is the cornerstone in new electronics development.
Even as news of economic uncertainty remains top of mind, the electronics industry remains more stable than one might expect.
Reasons for component obsolescence, best practices for managing it effectively, and some of the benefits of partnering with a supply chain expert.
No matter what type of business you run, the following eight tactics will help reduce electronic supply chain risk today and into the future.
The cost of shipping containers by maritime freight increased by 500% from pre-pandemic levels and the cost of shipping bulk commodities by sea tripled.
We'll delve deeper into the supply chain challenges facing electronics companies and explore the impact on the quality outcomes of their products.
The warehousing crunch has put a strain on electronics companies that rely on quick delivery of electronic components or PCBAs, especially from overseas.
Even though the CHIPS Act will funnel tens of billions of dollars into semiconductor factory construction, new domestic fabs won’t solve every problem.
Despite the challenges posed by global supply chains, sales of new robots still grew slightly at 0.5%, with 384,000 units shipped globally in 2020.
Exports from mainland China, Japan, and South Korea have softened in recent years. Global electronics exports from these countries showed no growth.
Except for uncertainty, almost nothing is guaranteed in 2023. Here’s what we do know.
In this post, we’ll cover the three leading reasons why companies are reshoring electronics production.
Trade wars and ongoing COVID-related issues continue to lead North American electronics manufacturers to look for regional alternatives for PCB assembly.
In a world where disasters occur more frequently and cause more damage, businesses are rethinking how to make global value chains robust.
Companies looking to increase the agility, productivity, and resilience of their electronics supply chains can do so with local and regional vendors.
It’s taken more than two years for supply chains to go back to normal, and even now, some industries continue to struggle as zero-COVID policies continue.
Apple’s pivot from its manufacturing in China spread this weekend. The Supply Chain Heat Map shows U.S. manufacturing orders from China are down 40%.
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