Archive for November, 2010

Data Preparation: Front End Engineering

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

Printed Circuit Board fabricators all have a Front End Engineering group. How the group is organized and what they are called differs from manufacturer to manufacturer. The task remains the same. They are tasked with taking in customer designs and converting them into tooling for use by the manufacturing plant to build the customer’s design. Front End Engineering of a printed circuit board manufacturer consists of at least three core disciplines… (more…)

Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Over the summer I came across an article posted on an application found on Linkedin. I find Linkedin.com to be the best professional networking site around. Linked in is not just a professional networking site. It has many tools and applications available. One of the most useful applications I’ve come across is called Legal Updates by JD Supra. There are thousands of briefs and postings to be found on this application. With the current political, financial and manufacturing upheavals under way, new laws and regulations are constantly being thrown at us. A bill currently under consideration is called the “Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act” HR4678.

The brief I found through linkedin was originally posted by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and may be found through the following link. (more…)