Medical Device EMS Providers: Are You Offering These to OEMs?

By Logan Wamsley

Approximately eight months into the COVID-19 era, the medical device industry is still coming to terms with the effects the pandemic continues to have on manufacturing. As of this writing, the number of hospitalizations in the U.S. reached over 85,000. According to the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, the U.S. can…

Staying Ahead of Risk with BOM Monitoring

By Logan Wamsley

The goal of any OEM or EMS provider is to identify and mitigate any risk associated with the design and production of their products. While this may be simple to say, what form such risks take can be broad and at times unpredictable; geopolitical uncertainty, unexpected component obsolescence, raw material shortages, and unforeseen externalities, such…

Beyond Last Time Buysꓽ The Benefits for OCMs

By Logan Wamsley

When considering the prospect of making a last time buy, thoughts immediately turn to those actually making the last time buy. The recipient in the transaction, one might think, would be the one who receives the most benefit. While it is true that the equipment manufacturer receives a multitude of benefits incorporating a Last Time…