EMSNow Up Close with Sampath Prabhakar
Eric Miscoll from EMSNow discusses the growing EMS industry in India with Sampath Prabhakar, our Regional Manager India. Watch it now
White Horse Laboratories announces Account Manager for the US
White Horse Laboratories, the electronic testing and quality control management specialist, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Welte as the Regional Account Manager for the USA. In her new role, Ms. Welte will be responsible for the customer growth and development for the company in the US. “The increasing complexity of supply chains […]
EMSNow Up Close with Mark Rinehart
In this video, Mark and Eric Miscoll from EMSNow discuss the explosion of counterfeit component activity in response to the semiconductor shortage crisis. Watch it now
White Horse Laboratories Expands Footprint in Shenzhen
Shenzhen, China. – Complementing White Horse Laboratories’ main test lab in Shenzhen, the electronic testing and quality control management specialist opened another test lab in the Futian Free Trade Zone (FTZ) on Monday, August 2. The branch provides significant capacity expansion and improved turnaround times. Since Monday, August 2, White Horse Laboratories has had […]
White Horse Laboratories Expands Capabilities in Qinghu Facility
Hong Kong – In spite of the global pandemic, White Horse Laboratories, an electronic component testing, training, and quality management company, has stayed on course in its investment plan for new equipment. “We’ve upgraded our X-ray system here in our Qinghu facility to higher magnification and resolution needed for Failure Analysis,” explained Mark A. Rinehart, […]
What is EVI?
What is Visual inspection? Visual inspection is a key tool in verifying that quality meets your standard. To distinguish the external inspection of the package, pins/terminals, and marking from the internal inspection of the die, bond wires, and lead frame, we refer specifically external visual inspection (EVI). The objective is to identify substandard, and even counterfeit, electronic […]
Testing Outside the Box
When detecting counterfeit MOSFET and other active discrete devices, the first concern is lower power devices being substituted for higher power requirements. The next concern is inferior copies and defective product that are pushed into the supply chain. Over the last few weeks we certainly caught a lot of them. And that was with our […]
Is your Inventory Expired?
Happy New Year everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday and your 2019 is off an running. In my last article, I discussed that the capacitance value of Class 2 MLCC degrades over time, the majority occurring early in their ‘life’. You should discuss with your engineering team about a lower limit, estimate the […]
Shortages and other Supply Chain Challenges: What’s a Buyer to do?
In my last article, I summarized the causes and effects of the ongoing MLCC shortage. This situation of course creates risk for buyers. And by “buyers” I mean the organization as well as the individual. In times of shortage, how do you ensure that you can continue to supply your production lines? A few thoughts: […]