With today’s tight margins, component scarcity, and labor shortages, production yield is more important than ever, yet limited budgets and diminished resources are pressing manufacturers to skimp on equipment and make “good enough” purchases – ignoring future needs. What happens when the process changes or customer demands increase? What happens when a new contract requires advanced inspection? Unfortunately, they have obsolete equipment. Enter “future-proofing” – the ability to remain valuable into the future without becoming obsolete.