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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?

February 20, 2024

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Companies Bring Electronics Production Home From Asia

Lately, numerous companies have begun reassessing their global value chains and moving electronics production closer to home.

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Overview of PCBA Manufacturing Processes and Technologies

We’ll provide you with an introduction to each step and explain its significance in the larger PCB manufacturing and assembly process.

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What’s Changing in US Electronics Manufacturing

In the coming years, reshoring may be the key to maintaining the US economy's stability.

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8 Tactics Every Electronics Business Needs

No matter what type of business you run, the following eight tactics will help reduce electronic supply chain risk today and into the future.

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Last Year's Freight Problems In The Electronics Industry

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.

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Supply Chain Challenges Persist for Electronics Companies

We'll delve deeper into the supply chain challenges facing electronics companies and explore the impact on the quality outcomes of their products.

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Surviving the Warehousing Squeeze

The warehousing crunch has put a strain on electronics companies that rely on quick delivery of electronic components or PCBAs, especially from overseas.

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Electronics Made in America? You Need Workers First

Reshoring offers a solution to persistent problems of instability, lending companies the resilience needed to succeed now and into the future.

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Should You Manufacture PCBAs in the US, Mexico, or China

Transportation expenses, geopolitical factors, and the narrowing labor cost have caused companies to consider moving operations to North America.

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How to Build a Chip Factory - Reshoring American Electronics

As a result of the recently passed CHIPS Act, a new generation of domestic chip factories will flourish from New York to Texas.

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The Future of Electronics is Moving Away from Silicon Chips

With technological advances and changing market trends, there has been a growing movement towards silicon carbide (SiC) and system-on-a-chip (SoC) designs.

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Domestic Fabs Won’t Solve Chip Shortage For Everyone

Even though the CHIPS Act will funnel tens of billions of dollars into semiconductor factory construction, new domestic fabs won’t solve every problem.

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Why Industrial Robotics is Experiencing Steady Growth

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.

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Why Should You Use Rigid-Flex PCB Assembly?

Rigid-flex PCBs use both rigid and flexible substrates, enabling the electronic engineer to connect multiple layers of flexible and printed subcircuits.

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What Makes Electronics Manufacturing in Mexico so Attractive?

Nearshoring to Mexico is an ideal choice for most North-American companies that need volume PCBA manufacturing.

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Global Headwinds Confront the APAC Electronics Industry

Exports from mainland China, Japan, and South Korea have softened in recent years. Global electronics exports from these countries showed no growth.

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Optimizing Diode Functionality: Forward and Reverse Bias

It is crucial to understand the differences between forward bias and reverse bias operations to choose the best diode for a particular application.

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The Challenges of RF Design for PCBAs

High-speed RF signals, for use in radios, need special attention to higher-order electrical engineering principles.

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TinyML: What is It and Why Does It Matter

Tiny Machine Learning combines reduced and optimized machine learning applications that require hardware, system, and software components.

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Will the Electronics Supply Chain Normalize in 2023?

Except for uncertainty, almost nothing is guaranteed in 2023. Here’s what we do know.

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Preparing for Economic Volatility in the Electronics Industry

In times of economic uncertainty, it is more important than ever for OEMs to adopt resilient practices to weather the coming storm.

Reshoring reduces electronics manufacturing waste

Reshoring Reduces Electronics Manufacturing Waste

Each type of waste can inflate business expenses and make a negative impact on your company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reputation.

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Global Semiconductor Markets: North America’s Growing Role

The global semiconductor industry is poised for a decade of expansion and is expected to be worth $1 trillion by 2030, up from $600 billion in 2021.

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Five Steps to Successful Electronics Reshoring

When reshoring is planned carefully and approached correctly, it can be seamless. To that end, here are the five steps to reshoring a successful project.

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