Dynamic Blog

  • Who's to Blame for the Electronic Components Supply Shortage?
    by Tyler Vasbinder on April 22, 2019 at 9:35 pm

    Dating back to 2017, the electronic components supply shortage has become an increasingly challenging issue for companies that rely on the industry. A surge in use of components combined with a shortage of parts has snowballed into what’s become a highly constrained market. […]

  • What is ITAR Compliance? Electronics Manufacturing Security Standards
    by Matric on April 18, 2019 at 5:39 pm

    International Traffic and Arms Regulation (ITAR) came about in 1976 because of a need to control the export of military equipment and related sensitive information. Today, government enforcement of these regulations is far stricter than the Cold War days. […]

  • How Regulations Impact Your Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain
    by Matric on April 15, 2019 at 9:06 pm

    The electronics manufacturing supply chain ranks #1 as a source of risk to many OEMs. These snags include environmental and other international regulations, which at times may seem as tangled as the wires behind your desktop. […]

  • PCB Assembly Services: Through-Hole Vs. Surface Mount
    by Matric on April 5, 2019 at 2:06 pm

    As electronics have become increasingly embedded in our day-to-day, the manufacturing process for printed circuit boards (PCBs) has adapted. Electronics have become smaller and smaller, and the PCBs that go in those products have had to shrink to keep up. The demand for tiny PCBs has led to a drastic increase in the use of surface mount technology (SMT) -- which has taken over the traditional through-hole manufacturing process that dominated electronics into the 1980s. […]

  • Specs for Class 2 Electronic Product Design
    by Matric on March 27, 2019 at 8:33 pm

    When introducing a new electronic product design, many OEMs don’t fully understand the differences between IPC classifications -- or understand them at all. […]