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Manufacturing Focus in 2022
In 2022, it will be essential that manufacturing organizations embrace strategies that empower them to respond versus react to global uncertainties that may arise. Staying closely connected to what’s happening in the industry and implementing best practices that allow for flexibility, while reducing risk and ensuring quality, will be critical to meeting customer needs and maintaining a competitive edge.
Q&A with Tom Pendergrass: Semiconductor Supply Chain Challenges
Every manufacturer needs to take into account what’s happened over the past few years and be prepared with multiple alternatives so that they can continue delivering products to their customers.
Harnessing Technology Convergence in Design, Development and Manufacturing
Complex RF, optical and advanced microelectronic packaging requires a specialized team of technical and product experts, like those found in Sanmina’s Advanced Micro Systems Technologies division.
Shoring Up Sourcing Strategies for the Future
Recent crisis such as the pandemic, extreme weather events and material shortages are incenting original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to take a fresh look at their sourcing strategies. Their main objective is to try and balance short-term cost savings with reduced risk over the long term. While leveraging low cost manufacturing in distant regions was embraced… Read More »
Improving Supply Chain Resiliency
Supply chains are almost always under some sort of new stress in modern times, whether it was the Japanese tsunami and Thailand floods back in 2011, tariffs and material shortages in 2018, or the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve learned a lot, especially during the global pandemic, but there’s little time to sit back and reflect.… Read More »
A Scientific & Eco-Friendly Approach to Plastics Manufacturing
Plastics are an integral part of products we use every day, whether it’s the case that protects your mobile phone, the automotive parts that make your car lighter and more energy efficient, or the sterile instruments used in your doctor’s office. Consumer, medical and industrial companies all greatly rely on plastic to make their products… Read More »
Sanmina Singapore: Overcoming Challenges during COVID-19
Singapore is an attractive region for multinational companies for many reasons. It serves as an ideal sea and air logistics hub for both Asia Pacific and Europe with a deep sea duty free port and several thousands of international daily flights. It is ranked very high in terms of innovation and IP protection by notable… Read More »
Leveraging a Cloud-Based MES for Visibility and Control
In today’s ever-changing global landscape, manufacturers are required to build resilient supply chains that can accommodate unexpected supply chain disruptions and increasing regulatory requirements, all while continuously improving the quality of products for their customers. At the same time, global supply chains and production processes have become more complex to support increasingly sophisticated products. Fortunately,… Read More »
New Approaches to Manufacturing During COVID-19 and Beyond
Global electronic manufacturing service providers are accustomed to navigating the complexities and changing conditions that come with supporting thousands of different customers, products and regulations. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it pushed the manufacturing industry’s ability to adapt and change to new heights. At the onset of the pandemic, business continuity plans for factories… Read More »