Whenever you bring a new product to market, there are many
considerations and iterations required to find the optimal design. A key
element that designers often don’t consider early enough is the ease of
manufacturing the final product. When you’re focusing on adding functionality
and improving the product’s durability, the PCB’s assembly requirements may seem
inconsequential. However, design for manufacturability (DFM) is crucial to
ensure the successful launch of your product.
What Is Design...
Creating a New Product Manufacturing Checklist
When it’s time for your new product to enter the manufacturing process, the team at Sonic Manufacturing Technologies prepares a new product manufacturing checklist for that product. This manufacturing plan provides key information to help you prepare for the upcoming manufacturing process. This plan is crucial to plan for equipment, personnel, and capital requirements, and needs developing early enough in the process to allow for appropriate...
Concept Prototyping for New Product Development
Getting a new product off the ground is a tough enough job
without needing to worry about the capabilities of manufacturers too. Once the
engineers have put in all the work, the build quality of your prototype should
ideally match the final, shippable product.
That’s why joining forces early with a company that offers
complete electronic manufacturing services is important. Sonic Manufacturing
Technologies enables a quicker time to market...
3 Internet of Things Examples That Show Just How Connected We Really Are
Remember when the internet was only on computers?
Whether you’re aware or not, you probably come in
contact with several connected devices during your daily routine. In fact,
there will be an estimated 26.6 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices by the end of 2019.
Three Unique Internet
of Things Examples That Are Becoming More Common
From your watch and fitness tracker to
refrigerators and mirrors, it...
The process of engineering a new product at an incubator, lab, or startup is an exciting time. Perhaps your ultimate objective is to increase revenue, improve quality, or introduce innovation. No matter what, design engineering is critical, but successfully taking a new product to market is an equally complex process.
Moving from proof of concept (PoC) to full-scale production demands a high level of quality from beginning to end. That’s why mastering the new product introduction lifecycle...