The aim of the handbook is to help everyone in the supply chain to take more knowledge based decisions. Many times, design engineers spend a lot of time to create fantastic products – but when it comes to manufacturing, information is lost along the way. This can lead to a product that does not carry the intended level of quality or cost, as there are many obstacles to pass from design to end product.
The handbook covers several areas, such as directives, standards, design for manufacturing, design for production, testing, contracts, rfq etc. and especially targets how to ensure a smooth process with high reliability in every part of the supply chain.
During this project, NCAB Group Sweden’s Kenneth Jonsson, Technical Manager, and Veronica Frisk, Senior PCB Engineer, has contributed with a lot of knowledge for the handbook section of printed circuit boards.
In the end, this section is more or less entirely written out of their experiences within high-quality manufacturing, and the customers benefits of control. Much focus has been on to understand what you need to know, and how you do to secure it.
A release party was hosted on Valentine’s Day in Stockholm, Sweden, and the handbook will now be distributed – for free – to anyone who wants a copy. The handbook is written in Swedish, and there are many templates available online for practical use. Among the templates you will find PCB specification, BOM list, NDA, revision handling, test instructions et c. Major stakeholders within the Swedish Electronics Industry have contributed, such as product owners, developers, EMS companies and manufacturers.
Electronics are nowadays everywhere, and if you want to be Number 1, you need to know how to handle your electronics.
For a physical copy of the handbook, please contact NCAB Group Sweden.
If you want to read the handbook in its digital form, including links to the templates, please visit Svensk Elektronik.