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Higher contract manufacturing audit costs are a price worth paying

Shareholders place trust in executive management teams to make timely and informed decisions. When choosing contract electronics product design and manufacturing partners, OEM decision makers are dependent on P&L of your OEM company, and your cost of doing business with …
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EMS manufacturing industry is a liquid market

EMS manufacturing industry is slow to transact, despite EMS marketers and sales presence.
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China’s growing defense capabilities vs US top military firms a Thucydides Trap?

One Chinese defense company nearly doubled in size in just ten years, to US$60 billion in revenue. We list other Chinese defense firms (see graph)
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Top military electronic defense primes diversify, win lion’s share Pentagon procurement budget

1000s of contract electronics manufacturing providers support US military defense prime contractors. Read why the top 6 primes are diversifying.
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EMS provider manufacturing equipment continuity is postured marketing

EMS provider same equipment claim is a fallacy. Here’s why.
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ODM Cloud server assembly firms adjust manufacturing footprints

ODM plans to distribute manufacturing likely to cause higher costs in several areas. Favored geographies are outlined with percent production at each.
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EMS provider Venture Manufacturing fights economic headwinds

Venture Manufacturing’s receivables were roughly 34% of assets, which is high for EMS industry and could reflect risk of improper credit management.
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Fast product launch new medical devices: 510(K) and FDA cleared v FDA approved

To help innovation, medical device firms bringing new product to market are not required to go through a strenuous testing process if their new device is substantially similar to one that has come before. But abuse has entered the system.
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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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Electronic product design automation software drives hardware product launch and EDA jobs

EDA tools becoming more important and sophisticated as electronics OEM and EMS manufacturing providers competed to bring product to market.
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