What manufacturers must realize is that through efforts to comply with regulatory standards, they can make their manufacturing operations more competitive. Indeed, compliance is transforming the companies that have taken the time to re-architect the many processes used for managing suppliers, channel partners, resellers, and customers. For manufacturers that ignore compliance, on the other hand, the costs can be steep.
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solders or between the semiconductor die-and-carrier within integrated circuit Flip Chip packages. Manufacturers' strategies for compliance as it relates to these substances rest heavily on an enterprise-wide approach to data collection throughout the sourcing, supply chain, and traceability of production lots or in the case of semiconductors, foundry yields, throughout a global supply chain. There is also the critical need for showing component replacement at any point in the supply chain, production,