We Are All In This Together

We Are All In This Together

We are all in this together. More than at any other time in our industry’s history, we must stick together. I have been around a long time and my family has been manufacturing PCBs since the 50’s when taped artwork and mechanical routing with steel routing dies was...
Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots Get the heat out One of the principles I have always adhered to was that of being willing to try new things. Over the years at Aurora Circuits, we have always tried to get involved in new and innovative technologies that make sense, that are...
The Compromise for Cheap: Is It Really Worth It?

The Compromise for Cheap: Is It Really Worth It?

The Compromise for Cheap: Is It Really Worth It? The manufacturing of printed circuit boards is being taken overseas to cut costs—but does the price of “cheap” come with consequences? More product for a lesser price. More efficient timelines. As we all know, these are...
Making Onshoring a Reality: An Action Plan

Making Onshoring a Reality: An Action Plan

Making Onshoring a Reality: An Action Plan August 29, 2020 In the last two installments, I laid out an explanation of onshoring and why it holds the key to reclaiming military, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical independence in the United States.  Obviously, we must...
How Do We Bring Manufacturing Home?

How Do We Bring Manufacturing Home?

How Do We Bring Manufacturing Home? July 8th, 2020 First, we must recognize the need to reduce our total dependency on offshore manufacturing.  Can we survive as a nation if we are dependent on others for our electronic systems – the systems that run and control...