Megan R. Nichols is a technical writer and the editor of Schooled By Science. She enjoys writing about the latest news and trends in manufacturing, the supply chain, and science. To keep up with the latest news, follow her on Twitter.

The Electronics Supply Chain Faces Ongoing Challenges

The electronics supply chain faces more challenges than usual, so companies are reassessing all aspects of their business to maintain resilience. Supply chain partners can reduce these difficulties through strategic planning. Here are some of the most pressing challenges, and some remedies. The Covid-19 pandemic As the world grappled with the Covid-19 pandemic, the electronics…

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Quick Sourcing Tips for Electronics and Electrical Systems

As an electronics sourcing specialist, your goal is undoubtedly to receive the best results from your suppliers. Purchasing electronics and electrical systems brings challenges, but these tips could improve your outcomes. Vet your electronics manufacturing services partners carefully An electronics manufacturing services (EMS) partner handles aspects related to the design, testing and building of electronics…

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Does Your Electronics Manufacturer Have Proper Ventilation?

Electronics manufacturers need properly ventilated plants — otherwise, they risk decreased manufacturing effectiveness and product quality and can even expose their workers to harmful particulate matter. Fortunately, there are ways to make sure that an electronics manufacturing plant has the proper ventilation, as well as methods that plant managers can use to improve this ventilation…

7 Steps Toward More Effective Inventory Management

Effective inventory management is necessary for any business, but it’s especially critical for electronics manufacturers and their supply chains. Increased efficiency can maximize profits and sales, lower operating costs and introduce better controls and management processes. “When you have control over your inventory, you’re able to provide better customer service,” said Johnny Marx, an account…