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2008 becomes a year of organization and strengthening our core assets – our employees. We also carry out some shop improvements. There are no major equipment purchases, but we tackle an area we’ve wanted to for a few years new: software.

We had been using 3 or more different software packages to handle accounting/purchasing/production, etc. We’ve […]

January 19th, 2008|


2007 realized a steady progression towards increased organizational, sales and marketing efforts. We exhibited successfully in the March Amcon show, which has become the area’s only trade show servicing the electronics manufacturing sector.

During the year we add an Xeltek Superpro-3000U high-speed device programmer. In addition to our existing SUPERPRO-280U, our new 3000U increases […]

April 19th, 2007|


2006 started out busy – there was no lag in demand after the holidays of 2005! In fact, we produced more in the first quarter of 2006 than in the fourth quarter of 2005!

We begin to deliver lead-free product to more customers. Our work in this area is continuing to increase, and equipment […]

March 19th, 2006|


In September we purchased and installed a new EKRA X2 screen printer to support our expanding SMT production. We also expanded our test capability by adding J-Tag Boundary Scan testing to our services available.

LEAD-FREE! — September also marked our first delivery of lead-free assemblies! Much work has gone into (and is continuing to […]

September 19th, 2005|


We hit our 15th Anniversary!!! We host a very successful Open House and Anniversary celebration in May – with highest every attendance!

A big hit at our open house is our new Dage X-ray Inspection machine, which we acquired earlier in the year at the Apex show. This machine will support or BGA […]

May 19th, 2005|


This year was a year of continued production and increased sales & marketing activity. There were no major equipment acquisitions, but we did make a shop layout change, expanding our inventory room by 2.5x. This is in support of our expanding turnkey services.

In December, ever one pulled together to play a big delivery […]

December 19th, 2004|


We start this year off with more new equipment! In January, we install an AOI (Automated Optical Inspection) machine – this is a machine that will visually inspect circuit boards for missing parts, orientation and even color bands and nomenclature on the components. This is especially useful for inspecting SMT assemblies, since the parts are […]

January 19th, 2003|


2002 brings many challenges, number one being the global “recession”. We see orders pushed out in a number of the industries we serve, and we weather it the best we can by promoting and producing.

Nevertheless, we attend the APEX show in San Diego where we review new equipment and learn more about what is happening […]

June 19th, 2002|


2001 brings about more improvements to our management team, and once again, more new equipment! In the middle of the year we aquire two machines to support our expanding surface mount area and the BGA processes: a brand new Conceptronic 7-zone reflow oven, and a Conceptronic Freedom 3000 BGA/SMT rework and prototyping system.

The reflow oven […]

June 19th, 2001|


We arrive at our 10th Anniversary!!! We have grown so much over the years – from just 1100 square feet to 12,000; from a few employees to over 40!

In March we make the decision to upgrade our wave-soldering machine and washer – trading in the older machines to purchase brand new ones.

The quality and performance […]

March 19th, 2000|