USTEK teams up with THOMASNET.com

Making a hard sell easier You cannot sell water in the desert unless the local prospectors know that you have it and where to find you. That was the situation at USTEK Inc. where our business of supplying made-to-print electronic and metal components was growing at an unsatisfactorily slow rate.  We needed a way to […]

Effects of Shipment Terms and Conditions

Like it or not we must import from offshore so shipment terms and conditions are increasingly important. Regardless of the economic and the political climate, within the bounds of our 50 states we cannot locally source all our finished goods or even our raw materials. The US has been overtaken by China as the world’s leading manufacturing […]

  As copper goes so go PCB prices

  Where has the price of copper been, where is it going, and how does it affect us in the electronics industry?     From the 1990’s to 2004 copper traded in a window of $1 per pound +/- $0.35.  During this same period the price of oil tripled from $20 per barrel to $60 […]