EBN@C-Level: Manufacturing as a Service Creates Buyers Boon EBN - 7.16.19. The electronic supply chain is about to be disrupted by new players offering a simplified frictionless user experience for buyers and access to unlimited, ‘elastic’ and competitive manufacturing capacity.
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Funding Roundup: These Companies Are Raising Money in Houston Houston Business Journal - 3.11.19. Houston-based MacroFab Inc., an electronics manufacturing company created by the co-founders of prominent Houston cybersecurity firm Alert Logic, raised over $2.89 million in equity financing, according to Feb. 22 SEC documents.
MacroFab’s Manufacturing-On-Demand Business Sees ‘Record Growth’ Robotics and Automation News - 1.10.19. Houston-based tech startup MacroFab, which provides a manufacturing-on-demand platform, says it experienced “record growth” in 2018. The company says it is “revolutionizing the electronics manufacturing industry” by building a marketplace that will benefit both its customers and contract manufacturers.
Houston Electronics Manufacturing Company Gears Up for Growth Innovation Map - 12.11.18. It takes an unnecessarily long time for electronic devices to get from idea to reality — and much of that is due to inefficiency in manufacturing. Just getting a prototype together takes weeks of back and forth between the engineer and the manufacturer.
Houston Tech Manufacturing Co. Names New CEO Houston Business Journal - 11.13.18. Houston-based electronics manufacturer MacroFab Inc. named board member Misha Govshteyn as its new CEO.
One Man’s Software Background Makes Manufacturing Hardware Easy Entrepreneur - 9.2.15. When Charlie Emery set out to build Spooky Pinball, his Benton, Wis.-based company, he ran into a snag: finding a resource to manufacture the circuit boards that power each of his custom-made, $5,995 pinball machines. His only options were to line up prohibitively expensive one-off production in the U.S. or deal with high minimum orders and suspicious quality from manufacturers overseas.