Electronic Manufacturing Outsourcing Myths

Counterfeit electronic components can penetrate different international markets. In order to prevent the proliferation of these imposter components that may jeopardize safety and erode customer confidence, the government has been taking steps to block their entry into the U.S. market. The following are common steps to help you determine if electronic components are counterfeit or authentic: DNA...
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Myths About Electronic Manufacturing Outsourcing

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) typically outsource their electronics manufacturing and testing, a practice that has been going on for decades. Some companies have smooth outsourcing experiences while others don’t. Because of the varied experiences, a lot of myths have cropped up in relation to electronics outsourcing. Here’s a look at some of the most common myths: The cost of a...
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Independence Day and Our Commitment to America

As Americans come together over the Fourth of July weekend, there will be an explosion of patriotic demonstrations. People may display flags; wear red, white, and blue; participate in parades and community sports games; and, of course, stay up late to take in the fireworks. Americans may well be numbered among the most patriotic people in the world. Americans may show their patriotism in the...
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The Evolution of Printed Circuit Boards

A printed circuit board, or PCB, provides mechanical support and connection to electronic components through the use of conductive tracks, pads, and other features that are etched from copper sheets and laminated onto a substrate that does not conduct electricity. PCBs may be single sided, double sided, or multi-layered. PCBs today may contain capacitors, resistors, and other components that are...
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Becoming an Electronics Technician

Rewarding careers do not always come from a college degree. People can have successful vocations in fields that require non-degree courses, and best of all, they can do so without incurring college debt. An electronics technician is a good example of a non-degree career. Large electronics and appliance companies hire electronics technicians, providing them with stable and well-paying jobs. An...
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National Safety Month

Observed each year in the month of June, National Safety Month aims to reduce the leading causes of death and injury in the workplace, on the road, at home, and in communities. The National Safety Council and other organizations in the country work together to encourage people to be safe in all aspects of their lives. If you work in a warehouse, you know that this setting has more than its fair...
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