EBOOK: 6 Don'ts in Electronics Manufacturing Services
Find out how you can take your relationship with EMS to the next level. In this ultimate guide we gathered the most significant hurdles that await all companies deciding to seek a new partner for design and manufacturing services.
Technology is evolving right before our eyes, requiring an increasingly flexible approach from the producers of electronic devices, challenging them to remain competitive and to ensure a quick time to market. As a result, the marketplace of outsourcing electronics manufacturing services by high-technology enterprises is growing by the minute. Those companies expect nurturing in various activities: from product development and contract manufacturing to after-sales services such as product certification.
Although outsourcing is a common practice, finding an EMS partner that is easy to do business with is challenging. Not to mention knowing what’s worth considering in searching for such a gem: transparent communication, technical expertise and a reliable supply chain management process.
The shape and functionality of the electronic device can evolve on the fly during the product development process. Thus, you expect to have a partner that can handle all of the turbulent variables that may occur. With this in mind, you should seek a flexible EMS company that is ready to go the extra mile for you – the one that takes care of everything in the broad scope of manufacturing while you focus on your core business.
But how do you find the perfect match with an EMS company? You identify the red flags first, and if burdensome, you should start to explore other options. To that end, we gathered the top 6 Don’ts in electronics manufacturing based on the knowledge we have gained over the years being on both sides of the table: as an OEM, and as an EMS provider.
Above all, it’s always advantageous to acknowledge the strengths and threats in order to identify and manage the risk.