The Advantages of a China Plus One Supply Chain Strategy
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Relying solely on Chinese manufacturers may not be the best electronics supply chain strategy. As China evolved beyond its agrarian roots and into an industrial leader, manufacturing wages in China have also increased. North American brands relying on Chinese labor save far less money than they used to.

How Digital Manufacturing Can Improve Your HMLV Outputs
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High mix low volume manufacturing (HMLV) is the norm for many companies, but it can come with supply chain challenges. Purchasing teams and supply chain professionals need flexibility to negotiate the intricacies of an HMLV strategy. Digital manufacturing using cloud enabled tools allows more efficient planning for this ever-changing manufacturing environment.

Altimade Fuses Design with Manufacturing
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MacroFab and Altium recently teamed up to make the process easier by integrating the Altium EDA tools with MacroFab’s cloud electronic manufacturing platform. The result is Altimade.

How to Minimize Production Disruption During the 2022 Lunar New Year
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The Lunar New Year will begin on February 1st, 2022, catalyzing the most significant annual mass migration of people on the planet. Millions of workers in urban areas will travel to be with their families for the celebration, leaving thousands of offices and factories closed for weeks.