Even the smartest engineers need back-up sometimes. So where do the experts go when they have a question? We checked in with our engineering team to ask their go-to sites and got some great answers, so we've compiled our list of Top Websites and Apps for Engineers.
Is there any value in seeking FDA approval for a product that doesn’t require FDA approval? Is a UL mark necessary? Isn't all this certification just a racket? Have you ever heard these questions or asked them yourself? You’re not alone.
Getting from point A to point B is easier with a road map (or Google maps, these days). The same is true when you’re making a product. Your manufacturing road map is called a Bill of Materials or BOM. The BOM is an essential tool that directs engineers as they pull together materials and parts for production.
Relationships are tricky things. When they're good it's usually because each party has something the other needs, it's a mutually beneficial. That's true when you're looking for manufacturing suppliers, too. You're looking for a good fit. You win, they win.
There are few things in life as important as chemistry. Oh, not that class you took in high school. I’m talking about the connection you have with other people. It’s difficult to describe but you know it when you feel it.
Well, here we are. It’s mid-September and we’re reminding you one last time about preparing for Chinese New Year (CNY) delays.
It’s time. You’re ready to scale up your product and you know you want to outsource the production.
Hindsight is 20/20. We’ve all heard that adage. But what if hindsight could become foresight?
Drones in warehouses! Robots delivering everything from diapers to pizza! Artificial intelligence and augmented reality!
We’ve all read the breathless accounts of the ways technology is going to be integrated into the supply chain — from ordering materials, to manufacturing, to delivery. But many of those predictions of integrating supply chain...
Our engineers have a lot of experience with new product development and things you should look for when choosing the company that will build your product. Today, we've compiled the “gotta-know” details that are essential to having a successful contract manufacturing experience.
This post will explore some of those details, but you'll also find...