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Why it's worth to outsource PCB Assembly services? Definitely

时间:2022-11-04| Author:admin

Now more manufacturers these days are realizing the benefits of using external PCB assembly services versus a DIY approach. Allowing an electronics contractor to lend its expertise has resulted in happier, more efficient OEMs. What's the secret to a great partnership? There are a lot, actually. A savvy PCB partner can examine your situation and offer these eight advantages:


  1. A lower investment
  2. Savings on facilities
  3. All-around cost efficiency
  4. Priceless expertise
  5. Being able to focus on more important aspects of PCB design
  6. Shorter lead times
  7. Higher capacity
  8. Option for aftermarket services and obsolescence management

Let's get into it one by one:

Surface mount machines and quality inspection machines are a massive up-front investment. So are the costs of getting certified to manufacture PCBs (printed circuit boards) for aerospace and medical projects. And don’t forget that the new hires you’ll surely need will cost you: 
1)Permanent, year-round salaries
2)Health insurance
3)Retirement packages
With outsourced PCB assembly, you worry about none of that. Keep your operation small, and only worry about your current employees.


Your electronic manufacturing services provider should already have in place an established infrastructure and well-rehearsed operation. Why spend years attempting your own? 
A PCB fabrication expert will already understand the inventory management factors that affect cost efficiency, such as: 

  • Short part life cycles
  • Price fluctuations
  • Design changes

Especially if you’re a startup with little capital, it’s easier to enlist experienced and well-run circuit board assembly services instead of trying to consolidate the process yourself.


The specialists will always do it better. PCB assembly services are what the contractor focuses on day in, day out. They know the industry best and are already a step ahead of you in thinking about issues you didn't even know about:

  • Lead times
  • Design flaws
  • Conflict materials
  • Intrinsic safety

Imagine your relief when you take a project to a PCB contractor and they spot a design problem before it goes to market. Now imagine that partner offering to help you redesign or refit a board to more efficiently manufacture that product. This actually happens all the time with PCB assembly outsourcing!


A contracted company can take a big burden off your hands. With an OEM’s collective hands and minds free, it can instead focus on engineering or another part of the business. Maybe your resources are better suited for marketing your product or trying to break into a new market.


Your PCB contractor will almost certainly have long-standing relationships with multiple component makers. The vendor will have an established supply chain with part brokers and other folks that may benefit your lead times.

You and your facility, on the other hand, already have enough strain. It can take a large team and a lot of space to assemble circuit boards. If you have neither, you’re not going to get orders to customers very quickly.

An electronics manufacturer with a sole focus on PCBs can knock out an order far faster than your company can.


A PCB manufacturer can become a business partner who has a vested interest in your success. The right vendor can become your partner in everything from PCB design layout to the distribution process -- and beyond.

Such a vendor will have an on-staff engineering team to help with redesigns. If you’re trying to focus on a new product but also need someone to manufacture a legacy product, you’ve hit the motherload.

After your product hits the market, the partnership can continue. The full-service PCB vendor can perform a failure analysis to figure out how quickly products are failing out in the real world. That’s important data going right to your doorstep or inbox.

When you make it an all-in-one manufacturing experience, using contract PCB fabrication is the long-term answer.

In the end--PEACE OF MIND

If you want to enjoy extra benefits like obsolescence management and design assistance, make sure that your partner is an all-in-one contract manufacturer. The peace of mind will be worth it, no question. Are you looking for an electronics contract manufacturer but are unable to visit the facility due to cost or Covid?  Our Canmtech can provide you the peace of mind service for the whole PCBA outsourcing, welcome to contact with us at mail of: