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Technology/volume price reference table: a must-have for PCB sourcers

Technology/volume price reference table: a must-have for PCB sourcers Presentation of the technology/volume price reference table A technology/volume price reference table defines, for different key technical characteristics combinations, the price range of a product. This range is expressed in price per and is considered satisfactory for each lot size. This type of refence is [...]

Press Release : Supplyframe acquires Buymanager to expand European presence

Supplyframe acquires Buymanager to expand European presence. Supplyframe has finalized the acquisition of Buymanager, to form the world’s leading Sourcing Intelligence suite for the electronics manufacturing industry. Pasadena, California and Grenoble, France – January 31, 2019 – Supplyframe announced today a definitive agreement to acquire Buymanager, a sourcing and product cost management [...]

Buying PCBs in China directly from the manufacturer?

Buying PCBs in China directly from the manufacturer? Most printed circuits boards are currently produced in the Asia-Pacific region (APAC), representing more than 90% of global PCB production, including China which covers about 50% of global PCB and PCBA requirements on its own. Over the last five years, China's PCB manufacturing sector grew [...]

Buymanager at the Estonian Electronics Industries Association event

Buymanager at the Estonian Electronics Industries Association event. Last week, on Thursday, Buymanager attended the Estonian Electronics Industries Association event on High Tech Electronics Manufacturing in Europe, in Tallinn, Estonia. Here is a sample of what we took away from it: There is a long history of electronics [...]

ENICS adopts Buymanager to enhance its BOM costing process

ENICS adopts Buymanager to enhance its BOM costing process. ENICS, one of the largest electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers in the world in the Industrial Electronics segment has selected Buymanager, French software provider specializing in BOM costing and strategic sourcing tools to enhance its BOM costing activities. Loïc Biarez, CEO of Buymanager is [...]

Negotiate in times of crisis !

Negotiate in times of crisis! Sourcing specialists in the electronics industry, EMS, OEM and ODM, regularly engage in periodic negotiation campaigns with electronic components’ suppliers. This activity can be spread out over 4 to 6 months, it can mobilize the purchasing team, and involve thousands of parts. Context [...]