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WeChat ban may cut a vital lifeline to Chinese factories for U.S. electronics brands Featured Image

WeChat ban may cut a vital lifeline to Chinese factories for U.S. electronics brands

Originally published in Forbes. For many U.S.-based engineering teams who assemble their products in China or greater Asia, WeChat is ...

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Heroism in Electronics Manufacturing Adds Risk without Reward Featured Image

Heroism in Electronics Manufacturing Adds Risk without Reward

Originally published in Forbes. For as long as consumer electronics have been tied to the holiday season cycle, engineering heroism ...

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NPI failure analysis from anywhere: HQ, home, or the factory Featured Image

NPI failure analysis from anywhere: HQ, home, or the factory

For hardware engineers, remote work that would actually be productive seems impossible. How do you overcome the need to hunt ...

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Manufacturing Wastes 10% Of The GWP Every Year. Here’s Why. Featured Image

Manufacturing Wastes 10% Of The GWP Every Year. Here’s Why.

Making up more than half of the world’s total GWP at $40 Trillion, nothing about the goings on of the manufacturing ...

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Manufacturing automation and AI might be here, but Industry 4.0 is still far off Featured Image

Manufacturing automation and AI might be here, but Industry 4.0 is still far off

The current social and economic issues surrounding manufacturing span everything from the ramifications for the American workforce to the internationa ...

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The 7 Problems Manufacturers Will Need To Solve To Move Their Supply Chains Out Of China Featured Image

The 7 Problems Manufacturers Will Need To Solve To Move Their Supply Chains Out Of China

Consumer electronics companies are among those who are taking the hardest look at moving pieces of their supply chains out ...

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Made in China? Three trends driving electronics manufacturing in 2019 Featured Image

Made in China? Three trends driving electronics manufacturing in 2019

A version of this article was originally published in Forbes. Each year, electronics brands evaluate their options for manufacturing partners for ...

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Five factors putting pressure on manufacturers to do better (Video) Featured Image

Five factors putting pressure on manufacturers to do better (Video)

A few weeks ago, I was invited to speak at ID Tech Ex 2018 in Santa Clara, California. I gave ...

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