Is Your Electronics Contract Manufacturer Overlooking These Critical Items in Your Documentation?

Christi Beck-Levicki Blog

If a CM doesn’t thoroughly review customer supplied documentation, the facility could make major mistakes that cost your company time and money. You could end up with an unusable product or one that falls short of expectations. Finding a CM that reviews documentation, on the other hand, results in benefiting from in-depth conversations about your product, a firm understanding of …

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7 Common Pitfalls With Contract Manufacturer Customer Service

Christi Beck-Levicki Blog

Outsourcing to an electronics contract manufacturer (CM) is more than a matter of convenience; it’s a necessity for most small and mid-sized businesses. You’ve likely faced some problems when outsourcing part of your manufacturing process like a circuit board assembly, for example. Poor communication, delays in production, higher costs, quality problems, late deliveries, and more are common issues that can …

Tip # 4 – A CM that will openly share electronic manufacturing solutions

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Our continued blog series with advice on how to avoid an only-following-instructions type electronic Contract Manufacturer, and leveraging a successful partnership with a transparent and proactive electronic contract manufacturer. In last week’s blog post “A CM that has close relationships with their preferred suppliers” we offered the third tip in how to avoid landing another only-following-instructions type CM. Here’s our fourth, and final, tip: A …

Why Your Contract Manufacturer Should Do More Than Assemble Your Product

Christi Beck-Levicki Blog

Suggestions and advice on how to avoid an only-following-instructions type CM, and leveraging a successful partnership with a transparent and proactive electronic contract manufacturer. Traditionally electronic contract manufacturers (CMs) have been known as a service that performs assembly work based on the documentation and instructions provided to them. Rather than taking ownership in the success of the final product, many …