The National Law Review,
Many lawyers and supply chain managers (and reporters) have focused on the Court of Appeals’ August 18, 2015 decision confirming the court’s prior ruling that the Conflict Minerals Rule violates the First Amendment to the extent that it requires reporting companies to report that any of their products have “not been found to be ‘DRC conflict free.’”
EBN, Jim Miller
Not only do electronics companies have to worry about having the most innovative, competitively priced products, they also need them on the market as quickly and efficiently as possible. Unfortunately, customs delays often hampers getting OEMs from getting products on the shelves quickly.
EET Asia, Tom Adams
Plastic packaged ICs such as BGAs and PQFPs sometimes contain potentially lethal construction defects, such as non-bonds, voids and cracks. Before board mounting, you can remove these flawed components from production using an acoustic micro imaging tool.
Global Purchasing, Joshua Uhlich
As a member or leader of a procurement team, you may have heard that a new ISO9001 standard, which addresses quality issues in business organizations, is in the final stages of review prior to release. Due to be published in September, the new ISO9001 standard will be the fifth revision of the standard since its launch in 1987.