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Lowering Automotive Manufacturing Costs without Sacrificing Performance

Posted by Bead Electronics on Feb 23, 2023 2:21:11 PM

A combination of efficient manufacturing processes, automated inspection, and standardized working practices minimizes waste and drives down costs.

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Topics: Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Swaging, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Automotive, Stamping

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)

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