Insights

January 26, 2023

With the increasing use of technology in healthcare, medical devices are becoming more connected than ever. From pacemakers to insulin pumps and heart-lung machines to portable MRIs, these devices are essential for the health and well-being of millions of patients. However, as the number of connected medical devices grows, so do the potential security vulnerabilities. […]

January 18, 2023

With the accelerated changes in technology and today’s cable ecosystem, vision camera and sensor systems are rapidly requiring better, more reliable data transmission, and more of it across longer distances at faster speeds. The manufacturing trends towards smart factories, increased use of robotics, and more and more machine vision applications within those industries are driving […]

January 12, 2023

Active Optical Xtreme (AOX™) is the newest small form-factor platform in an expanding frontier of Active Optical Cable technologies. Active Optical Cabling is a hybrid design technique that employs optical fiber and integrated transmitters and receivers “between the connectors” to deliver the same electrical bandwidth as would be found in a far larger number of […]

January 6, 2023

If you’re struggling with supply chain volatility, here are three critical questions to consider: Could volatility in your supply chain be traced to a flawed demand forecasting model? To what extent does stocking level accuracy impact your inventory costs?  How does your on-time delivery rate impact monthly revenue recognition? Companies who partner with a contract […]

January 6, 2023

Questions to Consider: If you’re struggling with unpredictable delivery schedules, here are three critical questions to consider: Are outdated just-in-time and just-in-case practices creating havoc for your on-time deliveries? What are the hidden costs as a result of demand forecast fluctuations? Is your MRP system up-to-date with suppliers’ shifting lead times? Our client, a leader […]

December 15, 2022

If you have been involved in manufacturing anything in recent history, you have been there – you have customer orders waiting, your lines are down, and you are just learning now that your components won’t be available for weeks, or even months, because of supply chain issues. That low-cost custom part could now hold up […]

December 8, 2022

How have your strategic priorities been impacted by the global labor shortage and supply chain delays? Is your team allocating excessive resources on peripheral, non-strategic activities? Does your manufacturing partner provide expertise to solve critical business challenges? How have your strategic priorities been impacted by supply chain constraints? Companies which partner with experienced, forward-thinking manufacturers […]

November 10, 2022

If your product development team is facing inhouse resource constraints and missing project timelines, here are three critical questions to ask: What are the projects that are being deferred or delayed because your engineering resources are over-allocated? Are inefficient design, prototyping and testing cycles leading to R&D cost overruns? Is your project at risk of […]

November 3, 2022

Vision and sensor systems are rapidly requiring better, more reliable data transmission, and more of it across longer distances at faster speeds. The manufacturing trends towards smart factories, increased use of robotics, and more and more machine vision applications within those industries are driving this demand. Current commodity cables fall short of keeping up with […]