[Documents] Flowcharts: New Product Development (NPD), New Product Introduction (NPI) with Time-to-Market (TTM) Challenges at Product Launch

The information and flowcharts contained in this document helps decision makers in new product development (NPD) and new product introduction (NPI) teams better understand what takes place in contract electronics manufacturing factories when bringing new product to product launch and, …
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[Documents] OEM Plan for Electronics Prototype and New Product Development in EMS Manufacturing

Outline for new product development (NPD) and new product introduction (NPI) teams to consider when sourcing EMS and ODM solutions for electronic product.
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[Documents] Handbook of EMS Manufacturing Multi-National Pricing Considerations & Drivers (6 pages)

This EMS handbook identifies many internal cost drivers EMS manufacturers use to determine pricing for their services in response to RFQs from electronics OEM companies seeking EMS services.
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Rethinking OEM customer satisfaction surveys for electronics manufacturing services (EMS)

EMS manufacturing customer satisfaction surveys are short-sighted and lack EMS provider accountability. EMS providers are insulated from being responsible. Here’s why.
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[Documents] Manufacturing Supply Chain Competitive Readiness Questionnaire

Some areas this questionnaire can help manufacturers reduce costly IDL errors and better manage IDL productivity and supply chain execution include BOM management, purchasing and planning, materials and inventory management, scheduling and work orders, sales and operations planning (S&OP), manufacturing execution systems (MES), risks in third-party IP ownership against supply chain technology stacks, and manufacturing artificial intelligence, to name a few.
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[Documents] Contract Agreement for EMS Medical Device Design Services

This medical design contract service agreement covers clauses, liability and execution responsibilities for regulation such as FDA premarket notification (510(k)) submission, the premarket approval application (PMA) process, investigational device exemptions (IDE), FDA certifications, scope of work, invoicing and payment of …
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[Documents] Contract Agreement for EMS Medical Device Manufacturing Services

This agreement focuses on OEM medical device customer clauses for manufacturing terms, pricing, payment terms, purchase orders liability and forecasting (initial and subsequent), rescheduling, EMS provider delivery v OEM Acceptance, manufacturing device changes, product warranty, customer equipment and components, contract …
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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] 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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