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Four Reasons COVID-19 is Accelerating the Supply Chain’s Digital Transformation

EMS, Supply Chain, Digital Transformation

Cute Name, Fur-midable Software: Introducing Cat-U-Quote

CalcuQuote's origin tail begins in 2014 when we began searching for a better way of quoting fur the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry. Since then, we have continued to upgrade our comprehensive RFQ Management System to meet the evolving needs of our customers. Meow, the time has.


CalcuQuote to Exhibit at SMTA Dallas 2020

Dallas, TX - For the fifth consecutive year, CalcuQuote, a software and service provider to the EMS industry, is exhibiting at the SMTA Dallas Expo in Plano, TX. 

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Our APEX 2020 Recap

IPC APEX 2020 was one of the best. Thank you to all that came by the booth at the show. Check out the recap below:

EMS, PCBA, Communication, differentiation, press, trade show, apex

CalcuQuote to Debut ShopCQ at APEX

Dallas, TX - CalcuQuote will launch a new procurement software for Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) companies at the IPC APEX Expo, February 4-6, 2020. This innovative, new solution, called ShopCQ, will improve the purchasing process for contract manufacturers buying electronic components.

APIs, Purchasing, press, release, Supply Chain, calcuquote, shopcq, apex


Closing this decade. A look into the last year.

What a year it has been. Really, what a decade it has been. CalcuQuote began in the middle of this decade and it’s been a whirlwind since the beginning. Our mission began with “making quoting faster for EMS.” And while that is still our goal, we’ve also taken on the responsibility to be an industry.

industry, business, decade, calcuquote

Embracing the holiday spirit!

Our customers help drive our product and we want them to continue to share input on where our giving goes this holiday season. Last year, we made a donation on behalf of our customers to the organizations near and dear to us based on their feedback. So, we took 

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CalcuQuote Announces New Vice President of Business Development

CalcuQuote announced the addition of Stephanie Barone as the new Vice President of Business Development. She joins the CalcuQuote team from a background of nearly 20 years in the Telecom industry. Stephanie saw the Telecom industry grow from a concept that had to be explained in detail to having.

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DIY Software - what costs should be considered?

Occasionally, we hear that an EMS company is venturing into the development of their own custom software for a specific business purpose. This can be a great option, especially when the custom software is a strategic differentiator and there is nothing already available in the marketplace. 


Software, press, Strategy, press release, product development, announcement, development

Joining an industry association

Thanks to working for my dad’s EMS business during my high school summers, I used to attend SMTA’s monthly chapter meetings. At the time, all I knew was that I liked the lunch they served. Fast forward to today: I own a business that launched at SMTA International Expo in 2015. This week marks.

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