We've written a lot about protecting your facility and processes from cyberattack. As these incursions continue to escalate, in number and in scope, companies of all sizes must address the issue of cybersecurity.
Few things help a project — any project — more than objectivity. It's a great ability to view a task, whether editing a paragraph or designing a product completely free of emotion, but few people have that skill when it comes to their own work. That's why most companies use a project manager to guide the new product development process along.
Want your business to become more profitable? Is the sky blue? Is grass green? Will the Cubs win the World Series again this year? (Never mind that last question.)
We expect a lot from our products, especially our electronic products. Think about it: cellphones, wearables, medical devices — for some reason we think they should still work after being immersed in liquid, left outdoors in freezing temperatures or dropped on concrete from a standing position.
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Q&A With VP of Supply Chain
With the rise of IoT, increased electronics in everything from home automation to new cars, it seems the supply (today it’s MLCC and resistor Chips) and demand surges of electronics components create waves of shortages. It’s no secret we’re either coming out of one shortage or heading into another. What’s causing...
Hindsight is 20/20. We’ve all heard that adage. But what if hindsight could become foresight?
You’re looking for ways to reduce costs, streamline ordering and ensure that you never run out of product. Isn’t everyone?
You make a product in China. You went it alone. You found someone on the internet and they promised they could manufacture your product to your standards in the time required for the lowest price.
Unfortunately, they also made an absolute hash of it.
Reducing costs is an ongoing task for every company, but what if I told you that you could save money without having to change a single millimeter of your product?
You’d probably be thrilled.
One of the keys to a quality plastic injection molded part is an accurate mold – one that produces consistent pieces time and time again. So how is that accomplished? First, if you are not familiar with the components of an injection mold and how they work, hop on over to this blog post: Components of An Injection Mold to brush up on the...