Don’t Lose Your Balance on Electronic Recycling

Talking Logistics

Dismantling an electronic device can be complex and costly. The valuable recoveries in electronic waste are usually gold in connectors and circuit boards, copper used in heat sinks and power supplies, aluminum used in frames, chassis and cases.

Electronics Supply Chain: Combining Distance with Speed

Loftware

Consumer Products Electronics Counterfeiting Supply Chain Manufacturing LogisticsFor an example of the challenges facing modern device supply chains, look to Apple.

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Shifting Electronics Priorities Call for Supply Chain Adjustments

Loftware

New components are defining electronics demand. The electronics market has spent the past few decades as a valuable and essential field, producing and delivering the parts that have kept other industries growing. Despite the constant demand, however, life hasn't been easy for electronics manufacturers. Shifting Tides of Demand The next few years of electronics components demand will necessarily be different from those that have gone before.

Live Webinar: Reducing the Risk of Electronics Counterfeiting

Loftware

Electronics counterfeiting continues to be a hot-button issue as manufacturers lose $160B+ annually in revenue. Even more concerning is the significant health and safety hazard facing consumers who unknowingly purchase counterfeit electronic components.

A Win-Win Situation: Electronic Device Manufacturers and Blockchain Solutions

Shipchain

As blockchain is now a frequent topic of discussion among supply chain circles, it is essential to consider how it could affect electronic device manufacturers. Decentralized Data Ensures Compliance and Universal Application of Electronic Devices.

5 Ways to Make Your Manufacturing Plant More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

DELMIA Quintiq

This classification extends to the manufacturing facilities and personnel keeping us fed and supplied. Doing more with less is more critical in manufacturing than ever. They might even find themselves conscripted into manufacturing essential products under the Defense Production Act.

Cliff Morris | The State of Manufacturing

4WL Consulting

C3Nano is a material technology company developing and manufacturing transparent conductive films, the main component in all touch sensors used in phones, tablets, and more. The top trends impacting manufacturing in the next 3 to 5 years. The Future of Manufacturing.

These are the 2018 Manufacturing Trends That will Drive 2.1% Growth In American Manufacturing

Cerasis

Manufacturing is on the cusp of an explosion in growth and innovation in 2018. These facts set the stage for exponential manufacturing growth in 2018. Supply chain executives need to take a few moments to learn more about the top 2018 manufacturing trends that will make it possible.

Attribute Based Planning for the Consumer Electronics Industry

Logility

The sheer number of options available in consumer electronics products can be overwhelming as many in the United States likely experience every holiday and especially during the Thanksgiving holiday as they compared Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Televisions are a prime example as the technology has come a long way in the last 10 years and manufacturers jockey for differentiation. White Paper: Winning the Inventory Battle in Consumer Electronics

Electronics manufacturing marred by counterfeiting

Loftware

This includes electronics. ElectronicsIn a globalized market, an increasing number of consumer products come from the developing world. Many of the components that make up our computers and smart devices are made in factories overseas.

Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects

Cerasis

There’s more involved in successfully reshoring a foreign manufacturing operation back to the U.S. Reshoring is a hot topic in manufacturing. location and the best facility for manufacturing are key components to the overall success of the program.

How to Prepare the Next Generation of Manufacturers

Cerasis

The manufacturing industry has always been a hotbed for innovation and advancement — but it relies heavily on the workers who have the skills and training to fill those jobs. How can we help to prepare the industry for the next generation of manufacturers? Manufacturing

Manufacturing Keeps Going Strong At Mar-Bal

IQMS

Mar-Bal operates four manufacturing facilities in North America and a sales office in Shanghai, China. They manufacture thermoset composite products essential to the appliance, electrical distribution, and industrial marketplaces.

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Supply Chain Planning for Electronics

Demand Solutions

Supply chain planning is becoming more important than ever within the electronics industry. There is more time necessary for sourcing materials, manufacturing, and distribution. With proper planning, it becomes possible to enhance the profitability within the electronics sector from the ground up. How Can Supply Chain Planning Aid in the Electronics Sector? There is no doubt that supply chain planning within the electronics industry is important and valuable.

Supply Chain Planning for Electronics

Demand Solutions

Supply chain planning is becoming more important than ever within the electronics industry. There is more time necessary for sourcing materials, manufacturing, and distribution. With proper planning, it becomes possible to enhance the profitability within the electronics sector from the ground up. How Can Supply Chain Planning Aid in the Electronics Sector? There is no doubt that supply chain planning within the electronics industry is important and valuable.

The need for dynamic people in electronics manufacturing and supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Electronics manufacturing plays a crucial role in the UK's economic, social and technological landscape, providing quality employment, on a substantial scale and enabling an active supply chain, that physically distributes products across the world By Victoria Bonnar, Human Resources Manager, Dynamic EMS.

How Can Technology be The Game Changer for Your Manufacturing Business?

Cerasis

Coming back to the context of technology, and its significance in helping manufacturing businesses grow, it is to be mentioned that the benefits of adopting the resource are actually productive due to a lot of reasons. The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond.

Electronics manufacturers reduce environmental, social impact with labeling

Loftware

The adoption of the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive in the European Union has led to the widespread restriction of six hazardous materials that were previously included more frequently in electronics. Electronics RoHS

The 5 Benefits of Virtual Reality in Manufacturing

Cerasis

For manufacturers, virtual reality represents a major breakthrough in how products are created. Let’s take an in-depth look into the world of virtual reality, what’s holding it back, and why manufacturers are looking to virtual reality in manufacturing.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Many off-shore manufacturers have returned to the U.S., Those changes, along with high costs of transporting materials and finished goods to and from overseas locations, make the value of reshoring likely to become a compelling financial reality for many manufacturers.

ERP Sustains Manufacturing during COVID-19

IQMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed manufacturers to rapidly shift gears, from addressing work-from-home policies to managing extreme swings in demand and uncertain supply chains. a leading manufacturer headquartered near Cleveland, OH. All Posts Manufacturing Trends & News

How manufacturers optimize their inventories

ToolsGroup

Editor’s Note: Microsoft’s Colin Masson, Global Industry Director of Manufacturing Solutions (that's him on the left), sat down with me to discuss how manufacturers optimize their inventories. But that’s not the only shift in manufacturing.

Effective Traceability – An Insurance Policy for the Electronics Industry

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Product recalls are one of the biggest risks that manufacturers have to face. Product recalls in the electronics industry made up 29% of all recalls in the US in Q1 2019. As regulatory requirements expand in the electronic industry, manufacturers are finding it necessary to set up a system […]. The post Effective Traceability – An Insurance Policy for the Electronics Industry appeared first on SYSPRO US.

6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016

Cerasis

As we close the year of 2015, we want to take a look at some manufacturing trends for 2016. We look at 6 core areas that manufacturing companies will take a long look at as they gear up for a successful 2016. E-Commerce for Manufacturing. Manufacturing manufacturing trends

Manufacturing ERP Plays a Key Role for Sustainability

QAD

While consumer products manufacturers previously led the way for sustainable manufacturing practices, a growing number of manufacturers in other sectors are treating sustainability as an important operational objective to increase global competitiveness.

How manufacturers optimize their inventories

ToolsGroup

Editor’s Note: Microsoft’s Colin Masson, Global Industry Director of Manufacturing Solutions (that's him on the left), sat down with me to discuss how manufacturers optimize their inventories. But that’s not the only shift in manufacturing.

Cross-Border Electronics Sales: Opportunity and Challenge

Loftware

Electronic devices can be sold around the world, as long as manufacturers prepare. Electronics

Manufacturers Should Focus on This Most Critical Component for Manufacturing Operations Excellence

Cerasis

We conclude this two part series about manufacturing operations excellence by consultant Chuck Intrieri, by outlaying why manufacturers should focus on a critical component that will help sustain manufacturing operations excellence for years to come. What is Driving Sustainable Manufacturing Operations Excellence? What is the most important part of manufacturing? The most important resource in manufacturing is people.

Effective Traceability – An Insurance Policy for the Electronics Industry

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Product recalls are one of the biggest risks that manufacturers have to face. Product recalls in the electronics industry made up 29% of all recalls in the US in Q1 2019. As regulatory requirements expand in the electronic industry, manufacturers are finding it necessary to set up a system […]. The post Effective Traceability – An Insurance Policy for the Electronics Industry appeared first on SYSPRO US.

Chronic Risks for Electronics: Human Rights and Forced Labor

EcoVadis

Though we don’t typically consider the production background of the electronics we buy, it might come as a shock to know many of these devices are created in environments where exploitive labor practices are unfortunately commonplace across the supply chain.

A Moral Revision of Electronic Supply Chains (Guest Post by Bas van Abel, Fairphone)

SCM Research

Business practices in the supply chains of the electronics industry are in urgent need of moral revision. What do we know about the production of complex electronic devices and the people who make them? Instead of hiding behind the complexity of the supply chain, Fairphone wants to unveil the problems associated with the smartphone production like poor labor conditions, the use of conflict minerals and the rise in electronic waste.

How to Manage a Product Recall in the Electronics Industry before Your Profits Go Up in Smoke

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The post How to Manage a Product Recall in the Electronics Industry before Your Profits Go Up in Smoke appeared first on SYSPRO US. Article Computer and Electronics Distribution Electronics Industry Insight Manufacturing

3 Reasons Continuous Innovation is Vital for Manufacturers, Shippers, and Businesses Alike

Cerasis

Throughout the course of business, business owners, who may be in the manufacturing, retail, or in another industry, find themselves focusing on innovation. In fact, the annual ChainLink Research Study found innovation to be the top focus for those involved in the manufacturing community.

Lean Manufacturing: Is it Really Worth It? 16 Big Benefits Say, “Yes.”

Cerasis

Customer expectations of reliable quality and rapid delivery forces today’s manufacturers to either shorten cycle times or lose business. There are multiple good models for lean manufacturing operations. Who Needs Lean Manufacturing? A company in need of lean manufacturing practices tends to be easy to identify, typically displaying multiple of the following symptoms of operational deficiency: Inventory amasses in buffer stocks. Manufacturing lean manufacturing

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Lean Manufacturing Driven by Rapid Return on eKanban Technology Investment

synchrono

Lean Manufacturing relies heavily on trusted relationships with suppliers and pre-negotiated terms of engagement. An eKanban system exposes this flexibility so that manufacturers and suppliers can rapidly evaluate the true capability of the system to respond to a specific change in demand.

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