Product Design, Development

[Documents] OEM NRE & Purchase Price Variance Template for EMS Manufacturing

Non-recurring engineering (NRE) costs are should only be ‘specific’ to an OEM program executed by your EMS provider and not include costs the EMS provider uses/amortizes for their ongoing business operations or other OEM customer programs. This template clearly commits …
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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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OEM hardware pilot build new product launch specs for EMS manufacturing

Hardware new product pilot yield goals and objectives electronics startups and large OEMs can expect with their EMS manufacturing and design partners in the supply chain.
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[Documents] OEM Audit of Original Design Manufacturer (ODM)

This document helps you assess design and development capabilities of third-party electronics design houses and electronics original design manufacturers (ODM) you are considering and includes evaluating the tools and expertise they claim, staffing experience, equipment and processes utilized while looking …
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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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Questions for electronics hardware startup founders seeking investor funding

Investors want to know if your electronics hardware product will succeed and startup founders are thinking ahead.
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Electronics distributors lose control as pressure to innovate increases


Electronics distribution model is proving harder to manage as control of supply chain slips, shifting to non-OEM components manfuacturers.
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[Documents] Contract Agreement for EMS Electronics Design Services

This document gives OEM decisions makers insight into types of clauses, terms and concerns providers offering electronics product design services might present to OEMs during first-phase discussion when negotiating electronics product design contract agreements.
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