Filed under: Communication

Avoiding Headaches from Chinese New Year's Slowdown

Posted on November 02, 2018
by Paul Schwanbeck
As we all know, the Chinese New Year is quickly approaching. The preparation for the Spring Festival starts in late January with the celebration beginning February 5 th, 2019. Most of China’s..
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MFG Day Success

Posted on October 18, 2018
by Ian DeGraff
On October 4 th, 15th and 16
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Excellence in Engineering: Designing for the Smart Home

Posted on October 18, 2018
by Ian DeGraff
Pro-Active Engineering kicked off its first lunch and learn series on September 19th titled “Excellence in Engineering” with Arrow Electronics. Arrow Electronics gave a presentation on designing..
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25% Tariff hits Electronic Components

Posted on July 26, 2018
by Ian DeGraff

25% Tariff on Chinese Electronic Components 

We wanted to thank you for being a loyal customer, and to keep you informed of political changes affecting the electronics manufacturing industry. As..

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Global Component Shortage (Part 2)

Posted on July 26, 2018
by Ian DeGraff

4 Ways to Avoid Slowdowns from the Shortages

1. List alternatives for each component on your Bill of Materials (BOM)

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Global Component Shortage (Part 1)

Posted on July 02, 2018
by Ian DeGraff

Understanding Component Scarcity

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Understanding how Delivery Dates are Calculated

Posted on June 28, 2018
by Paul Schwanbeck

Delivery Dates

As Pro-Active Engineering continues to grow and improve our processes to ensure our customers over-all satisfaction, we would like to take the time to define the term “delivery..

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$215k in Equipment & Increased Capabilities 

Posted on March 07, 2018
by Ian DeGraff

Pro-Active Engineering has began 2018 with a $215,000 capital investment in hardware and software designed to improve logistics, traceability, and material handling practices. This investment will..

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Your PCB Assembly Documentation is Key to a Smooth Quoting Process

Posted on November 05, 2015
by Toby Klusmeyer

When it comes to getting a PCB Assembly quote, having a great documentation package goes a long way to getting your quote fast — complete with an accurate price and delivery that will not change after you place your order.

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6 Communication Steps That Avoid Project Missteps

Posted on September 03, 2015
by Toby Klusmeyer

You thought your job would be finished today. Instead, your manufacturer tells you last-minute that they’ve been waiting on parts and no way will you have the final product until next week at the earliest. Adhere to these six basic rules of communication and you’ll not only avoid communication breakdowns, you’ll also speed up your PCB design and assembly projects.

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