This is part of a series of posts about the sessions that we had at Makerville Conf 2021.
About the speakers
EMS Automation Challenges
If you've used services like OSHPark, PCBWay, Eurocircuits, Elecrow or any other similar EMS - and if you've wondered how these companies work on the inside, you should not miss this session.
I had the pleasure of using the speaker's service - PCB Kingdom - to build a pretty complex 6 layer board, with some obscure components, a few months before the session. I was blown away by how much software they were using under the hood! Not just for your typical things like interpreting the gerber files - but also for finding components from multiple sources, and suggesting alternate parts.
Here's their session -