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How to Kit Components Prior to Assembly

By |2019-07-09T06:52:25-07:00May 21st, 2019|Kitting, PCB Assembly|

Anyone can use the internet to locate and purchase components for a PCB assembly. So….why is “Kitting” such an important step in the PCB Assembly process?  The term Kitting is used to describe the task of bringing all materials together into one package ready for assembly. With all required materials received, verified, placed in suitable

Contract Quoting & Procurement for Assembly Houses…. new path to profitability

By |2019-05-07T06:54:45-07:00May 7th, 2019|Electronic Component Kitting, Quoting and Procurement|

Many assembly houses, especially in high-cost areas such as Boston and Silicon Valley, are facing rising real estate and staffing costs. This is, in turn, making it more difficult for them to remain competitive against lower-cost operations located outside the United States. When you couple this with the fact that providing electronic component quotes for

6 Steps to Prepare Components for Successful PCB Assembly

By |2019-04-25T11:14:35-07:00April 23rd, 2019|PCB Assembly|

Ordering, confirming, tracking, verifying, preparing and identifying electronic components for a PC assembly can be very time-consuming and a bit tricky.   We highly recommend ordering components only from an Authorized Distribution source or directly from the manufacturer.  Rule #1 will help avoid the issue of counterfeit components. Confirming the component intended delivery date, expediting (as