2017-06-01 - Thomas Smiley

How China gets PCB production costs down

Manufacturing materials require several steps spanning different technologies. Asian factories, specifically those in China, overcome this hurdle with low-cost labour and materials.

2017-05-15 - Susan Nordyk

Low-loss laminates up signal integrity game

With channel speeds increasing beyond 50Gbps, RO1200 circuit materials are engineered to meet electrical and thermal/mechanical requirements of high speed designs, claims Rogers.

2016-12-15 - Mary Shacklett

OEMs to add 3D printing to manufacturing roadmaps

Mary Shacklett of Transworld Data details how electronics OEMs are exploring use of 3D printing in printed circuit boards and components.

2016-09-19 - Rick Merritt

FinFETs, FD-SOI expand at Globalfoundries

The news is expected to boost the foundry's competitive position against larger rivals such as TSMC.

- Rick Merritt

First glance at Globalfoundries’ 7nm

The process is geared for the same kinds of premium cloud and smartphone processors as today’s 14/16nm nodes.

2016-08-10 - MathWorks

Simulator adds fluid modelling capabilities

Simscape Fluids enables engineers to build acausal models of fluid systems that integrate directly with block diagrams.

2016-07-11 - Lisa Ann Cairns

Millennials stir global supply chain dynamics

In the face of the changing dynamics along the global supply chain, the internal organisation of companies is equally in a transformative period.

2016-06-28 - Judith M. Myerson

A new set of C-suite for SC management

The necessity for a chief supply chain risk officer to manage the enterprise's supply chain risk management plan is growing. Read on to find out why it makes sense.