Potential risks and challenges for EMS providers in 2019

One can never be sure what waits for her in a month or so. Even if there is a well-developed strategy plan and risk analysis, the business arena is full of unexpected events. Being aware of potential challenges coming up on the way, your company can surely be more prepared and take actions to overcome the potential issues.  Like in previous years, 2019 is not an exception in terms of challenges and risks for EMS providers. Below, we are discussing some potential challenges that anybody involved in electronics manufacturing services industry should be aware of. The Brexit March 2019 is approaching along with uncertainties of the Brexit. Whether Hard Brexit or Soft Brexit, there is certainly an impact on companies operating in and outside the UK, as the overall supply chain will be affected. So, let’s see what potential effects of Brexit on EMS providers are: Imports and exports - In case the UK leaves the EU without any Tariff...
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What is electronic design process?

Do you need electronic design for your R&D? Are you considering outsourcing the electronic design services? As an electronics design engineering company, Smart Electronics provides a detailed overview of the electronic design process which will help you to understand every stage of it. This article gives some tips and advice to make the process more time-efficient and beneficial for you. A typical electronic design process for an electronic design engineering company is as follows: Considering a client’s initial concept Identifying an objective and refining the concept with the client Writing a brief – document specifying the scope of the proposed project in technical language Every process includes a number of important stages. Each of them is discussed separately below. The design of any product is critical to its manufacture and future success. To ensure the best possible results Smart Electronics implement a stepped approach to electronics design. This enables enhancements and customer feed-back throughout the product design period.  For a helpful guide to electronics product development, non-disclosure agreements and examples...
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How you benefit from outsourcing to an EMS provider?

How you benefit from outsourcing to an EMS provider? If you want to have a good business, do the things right; but if you want to be exceptional, then do things differently. Doing in-house manufacturing is good, but it may not always get you where you want. You can get several advantages against your competitors if you outsource your in-house manufacturing to an EMS provider. Outsourcing can make you faster, more efficient and reactive to market dynamics. In this article, we discuss a few of those advantages. Focus on what makes you competitive While focusing on several things simultaneously may sound a great advantage over your competitors, it may not necessarily give you competitive advantage in the market. You should focus on things that will help you thrive, and outsource the rest. For instance, instead of allocating your resources (i.e. human, time) on manufacturing of electronic components, you can outsource that part of the business to an EMS provider that has more experience in...
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