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Cable Assembly Prototyping: What Comes Next?

Posted April 13, 2022

Cable assembly prototyping is the process of creating an actual real-life model from a conceptual design to gauge its feasibility, appearance, and overall feel of the product.


How To Consider Total Cost of Ownership in Sourcing

Posted March 14, 2022

Minimizing expenditure and maximizing profits is the ultimate goal of any successful business. In manufacturing, managing expenses is critical to prevent production costs from exceeding budget. Any miscalculations in the overall production cost nearing or even past the contract amount can be detrimental to the margins and push the entire project into a net loss.


The Importance of Supplier Relations for Your Business

Posted March 08, 2022

Nurturing a valuable yet mutually beneficial supplier relation is often neglected by most businesses these days. Naturally, most companies focus on building brand loyalty and fostering ideal customer relationships. However, they fail to realize that a good supplier relationship is just as significant. According to recentresearchby Accenture, 63% of consumers consider supply chain traceability as a critical criterion for trusting a company, and they refuse to buy products and services from a ...


5 Benefits of Building A Custom Cable Assembly

Posted February 22, 2022

With access to mass production facilities worldwide, finding standard cables has become relatively easy. While these off-the-shelf cables meet generic needs, they will likely fall short for complex applications. These mass-produced cables may also not be suitable for mission-critical applications that require cables and connectors to be of a specific quality and manufacturing standard.


Mil-Spec & Military Wiring Standards Explained

Posted February 02, 2022

Mil-Spec or Military Specification is a military standard that dictates the design and tolerances of electrical products and cable assemblies built for military applications. The United States military developed this standard to ensure that all the parts and products used for military purposes meet a specified level of quality in terms of performance, reliability, and maintainability. A Mil-Spec wire will effectively withstand extreme temperatures and harsh environmental conditions that are ...


Types of Supplier Relationships in Manufacturing

Posted January 28, 2022

As the name suggests, a supplier relationship is a connection between a vendor or supplier and an organization, business, or entity. It is critical to give importance to this term, especially during these trying times, where the global supply chain is undergoing significant disruption. Maintaining and nurturing such connections is more important than ever before. Let’s find out the different supplier relationships and their importance in the manufacturing industry.


Offshore vs USA Manufacturing in 2021 and Beyond

Posted January 03, 2022

Brands in the US decided to offset manufacturing to other countries based on several factors such as cost, volume, and labor. Although such a decision led to higher profits, over time, customers began noticing the absence of “Made in the USA” on the products they adore.


Top 5 Factors That Influence Manufacturing Cost in Custom Cable Assembly

Posted December 28, 2021

The primary goals of any production unit are to minimize manufacturing costs, maximize efficiency and boost profits. Custom cable assembly manufacturing is no different. Today, custom cable assemblies play a significant role in most industrial projects and the process of designing a custom cable assembly is in high demand. Maintaining quality while keeping manufacturing costs under control is always a difficult task. However, there are a few ways to reduce the manufacturing cost of custom cable ...


JEM Electronics Acquires PGC Wire & Cable

Posted December 13, 2021

Franklin, MA, December 2021 - JEM Electronics, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of PGC Wire & Cable, a cable assembly and wire harness manufacturer based in Hudson, NH. The acquisition of PGC Wire & Cable fits into JEM Electronics' overall strategy to provide customers with complete product and service satisfaction. With over 40 years in business, JEM Electronics will help PGC Wire and Cable expand production capabilities, broaden supply chain access, and accommodate a wider range of ...


Production Planning and Forecasting in Electronics Manufacturing

Posted December 06, 2021

With the global supply chain still reeling from the effects of the pandemic, many electronic device manufacturers still suffer from parts shortages. Studies show that relief will only be in sight by 2023 at the earliest.


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