Advancements in technology has been eradicating the need for paper documentation for businesses across many industries. Going ‘green’ and ‘lean’ are clichés in their own right, but the changes have become more and more apparent in recent past. We have already seen the publishing industry make the plunge to predominantly digital. However, in the manufacturingRead More
We have all heard the buzz around 3D printing as a tool for prototyping and low-volume manufacturing. As 3D printing technology progresses and becomes more accessible, demand is expected to jump from $1.3 billion in 2012 to $5.2 billion in 2020. Being new to Creation Technologies – and the electronics manufacturing industry – I assumedRead More
Made in the USA There is a certain element of pride whenever you can say you build and sell your products and services domestically. But just as big a thrill is knowing that your elected officials support what you do. Less than two months ago, Congressman Paul Ryan (Wisconsin) took time out of his busyRead More
How well do you know your supply chain? Does your supply chain have Conflict Minerals? These are the questions manufacturers around the globe are being forced to answer as part of the Conflict Minerals legislation. The aim of the law is to dissuade companies from engaging in trade that supports regional conflicts and human rightsRead More
Every year, the electronics manufacturing industry in the greater Vancouver area comes together for an afternoon in the sun to golf, and more importantly, to raise money for the MS Society of Canada. The Electronics Charity Open golf tournament is the only one of its kind for our industry in British Columbia. I’ve had theRead More
I had an opportunity to catch up with Jessica Crawford, President of New York-based MedTech, heading into the week of MEDTECH 2015. Jessica and I discussed today’s most significant opportunities and business challenges for bioscience and medical technology OEMs. Janelle Urchenko: Tell us more about the origins of MedTech. I understand it grew fromRead More
When it comes to medical devices, the subject of innovation is very complex. With drivers like government spending, a complicated regulatory landscape, the Internet of Everything and the personalized patient experience, there’s a lot to talk about. It’s no wonder that MEDTECH 2015 features a panel of experts discussing Manufacturing Innovation! We’re excited that Creation’sRead More
Early in my career, a big part of my job was to coordinate company involvement in various trade shows across North America. I have worked hundreds of industry and association events over the years. As a result, most tradeshows and conferences can look the same to me and I rarely get excited to attend. However,Read More
Today’s electronic devices are incredibly complex. To fully appreciate just how complex, look beyond the advanced physical hardware and micro-circuitry to the sophisticated software layer that controls device functionality. This “command and control” layer comprises an average of one million lines of software code and puts the “Smart” in Smart Products. That much code representsRead More
To say August 13th was a memorable day for the Creation Technologies Dallas Business Unit would be a huge understatement. It was a complete trifecta! 1. Had a chance to meet our local Congressman, Sam Johnson, and his staff 2. Visit from John Hasselmann, VP Government Relations for IPC who was visiting from Washington, DCRead More
Over the course of my career, I’ve seen firsthand the impact that organizations like SMTA and IPC can have on the electronics industry. At Creation Technologies, we’re proud to be a long-standing member of SMTA and appreciate the work that it has done to establish standards, strengthen skills and further the success of its members.Read More
The Internet of Things and wirelessly connected medical devices are transforming healthcare.Read More
The only guarantee in new product development is: The product you release will be very different than the one you started with. Ensure success through DFM.Read More
Unlike LEGO, product development has no instructions, but needs expertise and an innovator’s mindset to overcome product development pitfalls.Read More
For even the most experienced designers, Product Development can be a real challenge. We can help you make a smooth transition from Design to Manufacturing.Read More
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Advancements in technology has been eradicating the need for paper documentation for businesses across many industries. Going ‘green’ and ‘lean’ are clichés in their own right, but the changes have become more and more apparent in recent past. We have already seen the publishing industry make the plunge to predominantly digital. However, in the manufacturing
We have all heard the buzz around 3D printing as a tool for prototyping and low-volume manufacturing. As 3D printing technology progresses and becomes more accessible, demand is expected to jump from $1.3 billion in 2012 to $5.2 billion in 2020. Being new to Creation Technologies – and the electronics manufacturing industry – I assumed