What is New Product Introduction (NPI)?

Saline Lectronics Blog, manufacturing, Technology

As they strive to stay competitive and relevant to their customers, companies must regularly turn new product ideas into tangible products. Businesses survey their customers to find out what they need, then brainstorm ideas for products that might meet their requirements. Businesses carefully vet concepts for new products and determine the best path of development to follow. New Product Introduction …

ESD Explained: What is Electrostatic Discharge?

Saline Lectronics Blog, manufacturing, Technology

You may have read or heard the acronym ESD and wondered, “what does ESD stand for?” We’re here to explain what ESD is and how you can prevent it from occurring. ESD stands for electrostatic discharge. Under certain conditions, transference of electrical potential may occur when two materials with different charges come into proximity to each other. This common phenomenon, …

Tip #1: Make Sure Your Contract Manufacturer Reviews Your Documentation Package

Christi Beck-Levicki Blog

Our continued blog series with advice on how to avoid an only-following-instructions type CM, and leveraging a successful partnership with a transparent and proactive electronic contract manufacturer In last week’s blog post “Why Your Contract Manufacturer Should Do More Than Assemble Your Product“, we promised to help you with tips to avoid landing another only-following-instructions type CM. Here’s more detailed information on Tip One: Look …