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Tips to Reduce Production Time & Costs

August 22, 2018

A good idea isn’t always enough to succeed, especially if you’re not the first one to have it. A major part of success in the business world is beating everyone else to market with a product. Manufacturers that lag behind their competitors are at serious risk of being shut out

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Automation for Flexible Circuits

August 8, 2018

What is Flex? Flex circuits are the newer technology to rigid circuit boards that have arisen in popularity and need in recent years. Some types of applications flex is used for would be small to moderate size products including hard disk drives, engine management units, anti-lock braking systems, airbag controllers,

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IMI Matches Pace with Ever-Growing Automotive Market – Now Ranked 5th Largest Auto EMS Company

August 7, 2018

Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc. (IMI), one of the leading global manufacturing experts, is now the 5th largest automotive EMS company worldwide in terms of revenue size at the end of 2017 according to the latest release of New Venture Research in July of 2018. IMI’s ranking went up to 5th from

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DFX: A Product Design Strategy Approach

July 16, 2018

You have probably heard of DFM (Design for Manufacture) and DFT (Design for Test), but with 60% to 80% of a product unit price being component cost and directly impacting Lead-Times, no product strategy is complete without DFC (Design for Component Cost). Additionally, many high-complexity and high reliability product designs

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Global Supply Chain Risks

July 16, 2018

In the late 1990s to mid 2000s, there was a major global shift to source or manufacture products in Asia and parts of Eastern Europe for lower costs by leveraging lower labor costs and, in some cases, local foreign government incentives. Over the past 20 years, large global infrastructures have

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