Made In China 2025
March 21, 2023 | By: Hans Dittmar
China's "Made in China 2025" directive is ramping up pressure on many multinational corporations especially those with a large revenue footprint. The overall goal of MIC 2025 is to promote innovation and the development of high-tech industries, to...
Understanding Tolerance Analysis: How Does Tolerance Analysis Affect OEM Products?
June 21, 2022 | By: Bobby Slocum
In manufacturing, tolerance analysis is a crucial step during the design and development process. It’s also critical during the hardware fit and performance troubleshooting phase. It’s a valuable tool to realize design intent and high-quality...
How Experienced Contract Manufacturers are ‘Problem Solvers’ for OEMs
December 21, 2021 | By: Hans Dittmar
“If your only tool is a hammer then every problem looks like a nail.” -- Abraham Maslow
What is a Cleanroom and Why Do You Need One?
December 6, 2021 | By: Macy Jenkins
What Is a Cleanroom?
3 Virtual Processes That Are Here To Stay
November 12, 2021 | By: Patrick Froh
Technology used to connect people virtually has exploded over the years and the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated that exponentially. Many companies had been hesitant to adopt virtual practices in the past, not seeing the benefit and preferred to do...
GMI Solutions' History in Logos
November 8, 2021 | By: Macy Jenkins
Softworks Development Corporation: The start of our journey. Every company has a story, and GMI is no different. Here is an overview of the path that brought us to become the world class outsourced assembly and test company we are today.
Design for Manufacturing Case Study: Hydraulic Lift
October 19, 2021 | By: Macy Jenkins
DfM: A Simple Solution. This particular product is extremely complex assembly work with cable routing and panel termination that takes place close to the cabinet bottom. This part of the assembly process alone takes multiple days of work which...
Shipping delays continue
August 11, 2021 | By: Macy Jenkins
About 90% of the worlds global trade is transported by ship, so when the worldwide pandemic, Covid-19 struck in the beginning of 2020, the continuous manufacturing flow of raw materials, parts, and consumer goods was put to a temporary stand still.
Supply Chain facing dramatic cost increases
May 19, 2021 | By: Jeff Holtebeck
Raw material, component and transit cost increases cause dramatic price spike. Memos announcing price increases have been arriving regularly from many of our component and materials suppliers, and at a historic cadence.
Reducing Lead Times is Always Smart
April 23, 2021 | By: Hans Dittmar
It's true that lead times always play a role in the manufacturing of any product. This gains visibility quickly when the supply chain faces unplanned disruptions.
"Manufacturing What Matters" - What does it mean for you?
April 15, 2021 | By: Patrick Froh
Our motto is “Manufacturing What Matters”. It sounds meaningful to me. But what does it mean for you?Manufacturing what matters to me means to manufacture assemblies and turnkey products that are complex and critical to the end application.