New Electronics prints 42T’s article on how to get around the supply chain squeeze
By Paul Bearpark, Head of Electronics and Software at 42T
The last 18 months have been extraordinary for the electronics industry. Supply chain issues have dominated everything. For those who’ve been in the industry a long time, we’ve never seen it quite like this.
Head of Electronics and Software at 42T, Paul Bearpark, shares design tips that will help you get ahead of ongoing supply chain issues in this month’s New Electronics magazine.
For electronics design engineers, supply chain issues have added an additional burden to the challenge of meeting demanding specifications in a short time. Not only might a design have to be achieved using components which aren’t the most preferred but it’s been necessary to assess whether the selected components will continue to be available.
Additionally, there’s been significant effort expended to keep existing products in production through redesigns using alternative components where this has been possible.
Paul has put together guidelines on how to survive, and thrive. He talks over BOM/procurement tips, PCB-design tips, production strategy tips and how to be prepared for anything…
View the pdf: Difficulties be Damned by Paul Bearpark
Paul Bearpark is an experienced engineer, engineering manager and product manager. He has spent over 25 years working in the field of electronics in both product development companies and technology consultancies. During his career he has led the development of products through their entire life-cycle.
He specialises in radio communications, sensor systems and systems engineering. He has worked in the defence and security, telecommunications, and test and measurement industries.
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