Posts in category Engineering

Top Technology Advances of the Past 4...

Top Technology Advances of the Past 40 Years: As Chosen by the MJS Designs Team

It is hard to narrow down favorite technologies.  The choices are vast and encompass everything from unassuming everyday technologies like battery operated toothbrushes to advanced behavior changing games like Pokémon Go. Technology is not an option or just a part of our culture, we have become a culture of technology. When some of the MJS […]

 Eight Key Phases to the Engineering ...

 Eight Key Phases to the Engineering Cycle

On any given day in the United States there are more than 300,000 people working in the field of Electronics Engineering1. Many of these engineers are employed with fast-paced technology companies and are dedicated to churning out the latest gadgets for the consumer marketplace.  Some are employed by government agencies and are involved with projects […]

The Case for Reverse Engineering

The Case for Reverse Engineering

In the simplest terms, reverse engineering can be viewed as the process of analyzing a system to identify the system’s components and their interrelationships in order to duplicate or upgrade the system. Top 7 Reasons to Reverse Engineer a Product To understand the strengths, weaknesses and limitations of a product. Original documentation was lost or is out-of-date. […]

Warning! Not All Quotes are the Same

Warning! Not All Quotes are the Same

Today’s consumer,  whether shopping for landscaping services or electronics manufacturing services, typically wants an answer to the question “how much will it cost?” as soon as possible.  This key cost number often decides if they will continue to shop, if they can hand a project off to a service provider or even if there is value […]

Quality Counts . . . The 8 Areas that...

As the saying goes “you are only as strong as your weakest link”.  Therefore, the partners you choose to provide Engineering, PCB CAD Layout, Testing, PCB Assembly and Manufacturing could make or break your ability to provide a quality product that is both functional and profitable. Below are the Top 8 benefits your next EMS […]

MJS Designs Sponsors the 2015 Arizona...

MJS Designs Sponsors the 2015 Arizona SciTech Festival

The Arizona SciTech Festival is a state-wide celebration of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM or STEAM when you include the arts) held annually in February and March.  In short, the philosophy behind the SciTech Festival is much like that of the Canne Film Festival.  Science festivals do for science what film festivals do for […]

MJS Designs Sponsors FIRST Robotics C...

MJS Designs Sponsors FIRST Robotics Competition

MJS Designs is presented with numerous opportunities to sponsor community and industry events each year, and it is a difficult decision where to spend the sponsorship funds.  There are so many great organizations that benefit from the assistance.  Events that foster young minds in area of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are among the […]

The YAMAHA YS88 Multi-Function Wide-R...

The YAMAHA YS88 Multi-Function Wide-Range Modular Mounter

MJS Designs is pleased to announce the purchase of the Yamaha YS88 Wide-Range Flexible Mounter.  This machine represents the latest component placement technology.  Yamaha YS88 Wide-Range Flexible Mounter will: Increase the surface mount line capacity to 128 additional intelligent feeders Enhance automated traceability for medical and aerospace projects Add wide flexibility, including automated placement for odd-shaped […]

MJS Designs and the Arizona SciTech F...

MJS Designs and the Arizona SciTech Festival

The Arizona SciTech Festival is a state-wide celebration of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM or STEAM when you include the arts) held annually in February and March.  In short, the philosophy behind the SciTech festival is much like that of the Canne Film Festival.  Science Festivals do for science what film festivals do for […]

From Prototype to Production in Five ...

Every product, from the chair you might be sitting in right now to the advanced technology found Satellite tracking systems started as an idea, a thought.  Someone sketched the idea out, maybe on a napkin or on even a drawing board, and then shared their passion for the idea with others and thus begin the […]