Fabrication data packages that have been designed for efficiency and cost savings during production are key to the final product having the best functionality and long-lasting quality. As board surface area decreases, and fine-pitch components are placed, different materials, instructions and specs help to clarify the fabrication process. A Quality Fabrication Drawing Supports the Manufacturing  The post Key Engineering Specifications That Your
Or in English, happy St. Patrick‘s day. And in honor of the day, we thought you‘d like to share some theories about why the majority of PCB boards are green (which is the solder mask showing through the glass). One theory was that green was the standard for use in U.S. military projects and so  The post L Fhile Pdraig Sona Duit appeared first on ACDI.
When it comes to designing printed circuit boards, there are many different software tools available. When deciding which software is best for your needs, it‘s important to choose one that is widely used in the industry. This is especially important in team collaborations where an engineer‘s skills are scaled to larger, wide-spread applications. The most  The post Understanding the Advantages and Disadvantages of PCB Layout and Desi
Talk about multi-tasking! An ACDi project manager‘s job involves all of the major disciplines of electronic manufacturing services with a side of sales, proposal writing, account management, accounting and team building. This position is challenging for even the most seasoned EMS veterans and that‘s why we only hire the best. At ACDi, your project manager  The post The Many Hats of an Electronics Manufacturing Services Project Manag
With a background in business administration and an understanding of the positive economic impact a job well done can have on supplier, manufacturer, and end user alike, ACDi Project Manager Dustin Knox is responsible for the care and maintenance of 2 major accounts, and as many as 35 individual clients. Dustin has proven expertise in  The post Getting to Know Dustin, EMS Project Manager appeared first on ACDI.
Sophie Xiong brings to ACDi and its OEM clients proven expertise in planning, technical support, and customer service that stems from a background in administration and electronics procurement. With business acumen developed over 15 years working for international organizations in China, Australia, and the United States - and having spent 5+ years at a world  The post EMS Project Manager Sophie Xiong Brings International Expertise to ACDi appea
Bill McGrady is one of ACDi‘s top engineers. Before coming to ACDi he worked at Orbital for 27 years as a PCB designer on everything from Class 3 to Class 3A specification aerospace products including the space telescope Dawn (which went out to Ceres and on to Vesta) and the resupplying the space station project.  The post Getting to Know Bill McGrady, PCB Layout Services Team Member appeared first on ACDI.
Despite the fact that the economy is improving, most American industries are still searching for ways to cut costs and improve their profit margins without sacrificing the quality and/or integrity of their work. However, finding areas where you can safely reduce spending while still retaining customer satisfaction might not be as easy as it seems,  The post How to Reduce Cost on Your Next PCB Layout Design Project appeared first on ACDI.
Meet Amy Zelanko, one of ACDi‘s project managers. Amy hasworked in contract manufacturing for about 10 years, with 7 years in manufacturing engineering and the last 3 years in a project management role. She graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology with a BS in Electronics Engineering Technology andcurrently supports 10 different clients including 4  The post Getting to Know Amy Zelanko, EMS Project Manager appeared first on ACDI
When creating a new product design, it is important to have the concept fully fleshed out and any research or documentation available to be complete to help reduce cost, improve time to market and have a functional product. The new product design process typically consists of the following stages: CONCEPT Typically a new product design  The post New Product Design Process: Part One appeared first on ACDI.