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Generalist vs. Specialist: Who Do You Need to Complete Your DFM Assembly?

Posted by Bead Electronics on Nov 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Are you considering hiring a specialist to do your Design For Manufacturing (DFM) assembly, but you're unsure if it's the right decision? It can be hard to know who to trust when it comes to complex technical projects like DFM assembly.

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Topics: Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Industrial

Finding Toolmakers is Key to Growth

Posted by Jill Mayer on Oct 13, 2022 9:45:49 AM

Back in 2014, local Connecticut manufacturers expressed concern over an aging workforce in a vibrant industry for the state of CT. In response, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy stated it is necessary for CT and elsewhere to continue to encourage students to pursue careers in manufacturing, reminding them, "Entry-level jobs in manufacturing often pay more than entry-level positions for those with a four-year college degree."

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Swaging, Community, Manufacturing

5 Major Challenges Manufacturers Face (And How to Solve Them)

Posted by Bead Electronics on May 19, 2022 8:00:00 AM

From pandemics to trade wars to actual wars, manufacturing has seen its share of problems over the past few years! The reality is every manufacturer is struggling with many of the same problems.

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Topics: Manufacturing

Design for Manufacturing: Adding Value and Reducing Costs

Posted by Bead Electronics on Oct 21, 2021 11:45:00 AM

Design for manufacturing (DFM) is an engineering practice in wide use today. It's the designing of products so that they're easier and more cost-effective to manufacture, while still functioning the way they should.

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Topics: Contact Pins, Bead Industries, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Overmolding, Design for Manufacturing (DFM)

Interconnect Options for Manufacturing Designs

Posted by Bead Electronics on Aug 19, 2021 11:00:00 AM

When it comes to manufacturing products that people use every day, durability is key. Consumers want products that are innovative and easy to use. They also want the things that they invest in to have longevity. Manufacturers have an obligation to create high-quality products and to accomplish this, they rely on components customized for their applications. Even the smallest part, like electrical connectors, are customized to boost both profits and customer satisfaction.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Hollow Contact Pins, Swaging, End to End Contact Pins, Bead Industries, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Overmolding, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Low-Cost Mated Pair, Pin Insertion, Crimped Pins, Coil Winding

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