The Benefits and Considerations of Outsourcing
The Fine Balance Between Design, Manufacturing, and Cost
While no two companies are just alike, they all share one thing in common: the desire for a perfect balance between design, manufacturing, and cost. This means finding an efficient, cost-effective method of getting a high-end hybrid module from the drawing board to final production, while ensuring product quality and on-time delivery.
Outsourcing: A New Era
As producers of advanced modules for fiber optic, telecommunication, military/aerospace, and other high-tech industries search for ways of lowering costs, improving product quality, and strengthening their core business, “outsourcing” is becoming an increasingly popular solution. Outsourcing, a practice that has been in existence for over a century, involves taking your design to an outside manufacturer for production. This practice offers an alternative method of production that has been proven to work for many companies. The following white paper will give you an insider’s look into the world of outsourcing, offering a brief overview of the concerns surrounding top level microelectronics manufacturing, a detailed guide to the many benefits that outsourcing can provide, a series of questions that will help you determine if outsourcing is right for you, and valuable tips on how to choose the right manufacturer for your needs.