Intellectual Property, the Other IP

In this post, we’ll discuss Intellectual Property (IP), (not to be confused with Internet Protocol) and how it relates to manufacturing and ownership of electronic designs. Recent involvement with a client that purchased product marketing and manufacturing rights was an eye opener. The client intended to purchase product rights only »Read More…

You Can’t Say BOM on an Airplane

This is part two of the earlier “Baby, it’s the BOM” post and covers what content should be in the Bill of Material (BOM) for electronic contract manufacturing (CM). Most contract manufacturers specialize in adapting to a customers way of doing things, including your BOM format. If the CM makes »Read More…

Baby, it’s the BOM

The importance of the Bill of Material (BOM) can’t be stressed enough in the electronic contract manufacturing (ECM) world. The BOM needs to be thought of as the “bible” of product manufacturing, with authority over all people and other documents, lesser documents bow in presence of the BOM. Having been »Read More…

Welcome to the Electronic Contract Manufacturing Blog

Hello, and welcome to the first installment of my blog. I hope to share some of my knowledge and experience from the electronic contract manufacturing business to help others. I’m pretty sure that my 25+ years experience in the business qualifies me to lend my advice or at least an »Read More…