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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.

April 11, 2024

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Exploring the Power of ITAR-Compliant PCBA Production

ITAR-compliant PCBA production ensures flawless performance and protects sensitive information in defense, aerospace, and other ITAR-related industries.

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Expert Tips for High-Speed Backplane PCB Design

Improve your high-speed backplane bus reliability with expert design tips.

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How Drone Technology is Changing Modern Service Industries

Exploring the commercial applications and exciting future of drones.

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ITAR in PCBA Production: Insights You Might Be Missing

ITAR regulates a wide range of sensitive technologies, from primary military equipment to gas turbines, electronics, and personal protective gear.

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Lunar New Year Prep: 120 Days to Ensure Your PCBA Production

This event has the potential to impact supply chains in America, as the festivities necessitate closures of factories and businesses throughout East Asia.

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MacroFab Announces ITAR Compliance and Registration

We’re thrilled to share that MacroFab Inc. has now obtained ITAR registration from the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).

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Protect PCBA Designs From Reverse Engineering: Tips and Tricks

Reverse engineering (RE) is a real and persistent threat in the world of electronics and is a threat that can potentially undercut your market position.

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How Poka Yoke Can Improve Your PCBA Design Process

We'll delve into essential aspects of incorporating Poka Yoke principles into PCBA design including DFM, and Clear Labeling and Documentation.

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Unlocking Value with MacroFab's Price Match Promo

This is more than a promotional offer; it assures you are getting the best value for your money without having to sacrifice quality.

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Circuit Board Testing Methods: What You Need to Know

Circuit board testing protects the quality and reliability of your electronic devices. Learn about the most common methods and how to choose the best one.

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Evaluating the True Costs of Cheap PCB Prototypes

Some companies insist their teams focus less on the quality of PCB fabrication and more on 24-hour turnaround times

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Golden Week and Lunar New Year Influence on US PCBA Manufacturing

Golden Week, a seven-day national holiday in China that begins on October 1st, can notably affect both regional and global PCBA manufacturing.

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Optimizing PCBA Design: Strategies to Avoid Common Failures

Here are some tips to avoid common failures in PCBA design, and how MacroFab can help along the way.

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Electronics Outsourcing: A Strategic Shield Against Recession

Outsourcing pre-manufacturing services such as strategic sourcing and Design for Manufacturing (DFM) can significantly enhance efficiency and reduce costs.

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NEMA vs. IP: Differences Explained

It is common for electrical devices to be rated under both systems, which provide comprehensive protection while meeting various global standards

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Cybersecurity & the Supply Chain: Safeguarding PCBA Builds

A well-executed PCBA design, integrating robust security practices, can help safeguard against cybercrime.

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How We Find and Retain Electronics Supply Chain Experts Must Change, Quickly

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.

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Five Barriers to Efficient PCBA Product Development

Companies, often navigating obstacles requiring swift and astute decision-making, must identify and understand the impediments to PCBA product development.

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How FMEA Analysis Can Reduce PCBA Failures and Manage Risk

Let’s dive in and explore how FMEA analysis can make a significant difference in managing risks and reducing PCBA failures and product rejection ratios.

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SMT Assembly vs. Through-Hole: What to Know

This guide is here to help you understand the difference between SMT and THT, so you can choose the best method for your next project.

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Decoding Recent Electronics Cost Surge: Implications for You

We’ll examine the underlying reasons behind this surge in prices and provide practical strategies to help you navigate these challenges effectively.

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Notice to Our Customers on The Anticipated UPS Labor Strike

UPS, a key player in our delivery chain, may undergo a labor strike beginning August 1, 2023, which could cause shipping delays.

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Smart Manufacturing: Improving Safety and Efficiency With IoT

Digitization, connectivity, and the IoT are manifesting the next frontier in factory production.

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How to Improve Heat Dissipation in Compact PCBA Designs

In this article, we will explore key strategies and best practices for designing efficient heat dissipation in compact PCBA systems.

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.