Materials Management

5 Ways electronics OEMs and EMS providers purchase from semiconductor component vendors

The following 5 scenarios detail how electronics OEM companies and contract EMS providers award purchase orders to semiconductor vendors.
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6 Steps how semi components get on OEM approved vendor list (AVL)

Six critical steps how a semiconductor vendor gets their chipset onto an electronics OEM hardware product approved vendor list (AVL).
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[Documents] OEM Terms & Strategy for Program Transfer to EMS Factory

This MOU spells out many of the conditions EMS providers want put into place when transferring in an OEM program into their factory and includes detailed concerns and strategy from EMS provider internal functional groups such as issues associated with …
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[Documents] EMS Industry

Contract electronic outsourcing industry design / manufacturing agreements, templates, term sheets, audit checklist evaluations, and more for purchase.
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[Documents] Sub-Contract Design Agreement for EMS Provider (OEM Perspective)

EMS providers can sub-contract design or manufacturing to other EMS firms. This OEM perspective offers insight into concerns about third-party EMS provider services.
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Pilot build checklist for electronics system integration box build programs

Pilot build checklist covers materials, business interests, production, test, training, capacity planning and more. OEMs can help make sure EMS providers have everything in order using this checklist.
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Electronics return materials authorization (RMA) and product repair strategy

Ways EMS providers manage customer product repairs and failures and recurring problems under warranty and includes root cause steps and corrections actions.
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OEMs take control of EMS manufacturing RFQ quote process

Articles and documents helping electronics OEMs drive the narrative when seeking, engaging and selecting contract electronics design and manufacturing solutions partners.

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[Documents] OEM Audit of EMS Design-for-Manufacturing (DFM) Capability

Our checklist covers electronic design and selection of components, layout of PCBs and specs, assembly manufacturing including processes for THT components and SMT plus, wave solder and hardware and mechanicals, test design (DFT) and more.
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[Documents] OEM RFP/RFI Form Presented to EMS Provider

RFI template guides electronics OEM companies seeking potentially suitable contract electronic manufacturing services (EMS) partners.
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