Designers: We Need to Talk

Designers: We Need to Talk

Working in a vacuum is never a preferred method when partnering with an outside service or customer. If we want to get things done correctly, we all must work together.

Treat Your Suppliers Like Gold

Treat Your Suppliers Like Gold

Treat your suppliers like Gold. We all know about how important it is to treat our customers like gold, but what about our vendors and suppliers? Gone are the days when we could pull out that old capitalist golden rule: “He who has the gold makes the rules.” That just...
How the Other Half Lives

How the Other Half Lives

Semiconductor development and manufacturing in the US has been getting quite a bit of attention lately; the shortage in late 2020 that remains today opened the eyes of all stakeholders across a large bandwidth of industries that depend on chips.  Automotive, consumer...
Automation is our Future

Automation is our Future

The current challenges finding labor is going to drive us to do something we should have done a long time ago in the PCB industry: automation. There are already a few PCB fabrication houses that are as automated as any PCB shop can get these days, with more moving in...