SemiGen, Inc. an ISO and ITAR registered RF/Microwave assembly, automated PCB manufacturing, and RF Supply Center, has released a technical brief shedding light on the benefits to RF/Microwave OEMs in partnering with a US-based contract manufacturer.

The electronics contract manufacturing industry has seen over a hundred billion dollars of growth within 5 years, mostly due to an increase demand in filling the supply chain’s gap. With design talent often burdened for assembly and test, OEMs can find themselves with little available resources. This tech brief outlines the methods to assess and leverage contract manufacturers, allowing a company to focus on their core competencies. Not only can testing and manufacturing be outsourced, but OEMs have often been able to break into new markets by leveraging the resources of trusted and US-based contract manufacturers.

This tech brief details how to streamline the time to market for products and services and how to assess the breadth of a contract manufacturer's testing and manufacturing capabilities. Additionally, the benefits of tracking down product failures, considerations when faced with upgrading or replacing obsolete equipment, and a method to swiftly partner up with a contract manufacturer, is also covered. SemiGen is uniquely poised to serve OEMs in the RF and Microwave industry with mm-wave testing capabilities, fully automated assembly, and certified technicians on staff. 

 To learn more, download the tech brief.