Aug 04 2020

Manufacturing During COVID-19: How the Industry Can Move Forward

By: Tornik, LLC

Posted in: General

Since the eruption of COVID-19, normal routine came to a halt in attempt to slow the worldwide spread of the virus. While most people were initiating stay at home orders, manufacturers everywhere were left to question the viability of production. Ope... Read Article

Aug 05 2019

A Brief Overview: The Tariffs Between The United States and China

By: Tornik, LLC

Posted in: General

Even a year after U.S. President Donald Trump issued the first tariffs that eventually led to a trade war with China, the debate about which country actually bears the largest burden of the tariffs has still not found a definite conclusion. Trump ... Read Article

May 02 2016

Tornik To Celebrate Manufacturing Success In Honor Of National Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo

By: Tornik, LLC

Posted in: Electronic Manufacturing Services, General

(Image Source) The National Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) has grown over the past 15 years, becoming a comprehensive industry resource. The Expo is designed to connect buyers with manufacturers and distribut... Read Article

Mar 10 2016

2016 Commodity Prices Forecast: Prices To Slightly Increase

By: CMS Admin

Posted in: General

Commodity prices have fluctuated for the past four years because of economic ambiguity. The 2016 commodity prices forecasts slight increases in the prices of several commodities. The Economist Intelligence Unit report forecasts an increase of 4.2%... Read Article

May 06 2015

How Does The Strength Of The U.S. Dollar Affect Outsourcing?

By: CMS Admin

Many citizens think of the U.S. dollar in terms of what they can buy within their local communities. However, the U.S. dollar is also susceptible to global economic forces, and its value continuously rises and falls against them. The strength or weak... Read Article

Feb 05 2015

What Are The Benefits of Outsourcing Electromechanical Assemblies?

By: CMS Admin

Posted in: Electronic Manufacturing Services

Are you an original equipment manufacturer who is making and inventorying electromechanical assemblies, wire harnesses, cable assemblies, or even box-builds in-house? Trying too hard to stay on top of every aspect of production can, unfortunately, be... Read Article

Oct 27 2014

Tornik LLC & EMS Mexico In Line To Receive ISO-13485 Certification

By: CMS Admin

Posted in: Contract Manufacturing

Tornik LLC, an international contract manufacturer of custom cables, harnesses, electromechanical assemblies and turnkey box builds, is currently in the process of completing its ISO 13485 certification. ISO 13485 is a system standard specifically... Read Article

Jul 25 2014

What Are the Different Types of Cables?

By: CMS Admin

What are the different types of cables? Cables are a vital aspect of our modern information infrastructure; however, too often, cables are the last item manufacturers think of in their design process. We believe that the earlier Tornik is invo... Read Article

Apr 15 2014

Recent Survey Results Indicate Concerns in the Global Electronics Supply Chain

By: Leanne Gelish

Posted in: General, Contract Manufacturing

A recent survey conducted by Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, indicates concerns in the Global Electronics Supply Chain. The survey, which canvassed respondents from across all major sectors of... Read Article

Apr 08 2014

Tornik LLC & EMS Mexico Receive ISO 9001:2008 Re-Certification

By: Leanne Gelish

Posted in: Contract Manufacturing, Electronic Manufacturing Services

Tornik LLC & EMS Mexico, a contract manufacturer of custom electromechanical assemblies, has successfully completed the three year ISO 9001 re-certification process. To become ISO 9001 certified, a company must fulfill requirements outlined by... Read Article

Mar 11 2014

Mexico's Economic Forecast for 2014

By: Leanne Gelish

Posted in: General

According to the Mexico Regional Sectorial Outlook economic analysis written by the Spanish bank BBVA, the manufacturing market in Mexico will be steady during the first quarter of 2014 and is predicted to sustain growth throughout the first half of ... Read Article

Feb 18 2014

2014 Commodity Prices Forecast: Steady Prices on the Horizon

By: Leanne Gelish

Posted in: General

The price of commodities, such as, crude oil and copper, are an integral aspect of the way electronic manufacturing suppliers conduct business daily.  Since 2003, highly volatile commodity prices have dictated a steep change in prices issued to ... Read Article

Dec 16 2013

Offshoring? Re-Shoring? Near Shoring? Try “Right Shoring.”

By: CMS Admin

Global manufacturers everywhere are being faced with the growing trend of having to re-evaluate their supply chain, due to rising wages in low cost manufacturing countries such as, China.  With decision makers weighing the benefits of offshore, ... Read Article

Nov 13 2013

Skilled Workers: The Future of Continuing the Manufacturing Momentum

By: Staff

Posted in: General

The global manufacturing market has seen a drastic transformation over the last year, and North America has become the epicenter of that change. Manufacturers in the United States and Canada have been hit with increasing labor and operational costs i... Read Article

Oct 23 2013

Top 10 EMS Suppliers

Posted in: General

What are you looking for in an EMS supplier? Certified Quality Assurance? Personal Customer Service? A Socially Responsible Company? A Company that can provide you with low cost manufacturing without risking the quality of your design? ... Read Article

Aug 27 2013

What Your Company Needs to Know About Conflict Minerals

By: CMS Admin

Posted in: General

Conflict minerals are necessary elements for many manufactured goods. That’s why while working within the cable manufacturing and assembly industry, it is important for companies like Atronix, MRG, and ourselves to know how and where we get our... Read Article

Jul 09 2013

Mexico Cable Assemblies

By: CMS Admin

For years China was the go-to country for manufacturers due to its cheap labor costs and advanced engineering. Recently, however, the rising cost of doing business in China has caused more and more manufacturers to switch from China to Mexico. Ac... Read Article

Jun 19 2013

Welcome to the Tornik Blog

By: CMS Admin

Welcome to the Tornik Blog- A corner of the Web where we will be discussing engineering and the contract assembly industry. For more than twenty years, Tornik/EMS Mexico has been a top-tier contract manufacturer of cable assemblies, ha... Read Article