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Schippers & Crew, Inc. is located in Ballard, Seattle WA.

25,000 sq. ft. facility in Ballard – Seattle. We have 92 employees at this location. We are ISO 9001-2008 certified and ITAR registered company.

Schippers & Crew, Inc. is a privately-owned Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company founded in 1990. We serve OEMs from a wide variety of fields such as test and measurement, medical instruments, industrial controls, communications and aerospace.

We build and inspect to IPC-A-610, Class 2 and Class 3 workmanship standards. We are certified to ISO 9001-2008. We are working on process improvement for AS9100. Our goal is to get certified by 2017.

Schippers & Crew, Inc. provides full turnkey services where we purchase material compliant with all customer requirements. ERP management system in place for optimum scheduling.

We provide consigned services, It begins with Kit Audit department where components are verified against your bill of materials. Inconsistences are noted immediately to help ensure a smooth and timely assembly process.

Schippers & Crew, Inc. uses integrated Program Teams to provide the best customer service possible. The Program Manager is the focus of the team, with supporting members from Quality, Engineering, Planning, Supply Chain and Operations. All information flows through the Program Manager.

A dedicated Schippers & Crew NPI team (NPI – New Product Introduction) assures that every new product is reviewed by manufacturing engineering, built to customer specifications and delivered on schedule to maximize its success in the marketplace.

Schippers & Crew offers expert feedback and support to reduce cost, improve quality and speed up the development of our customer products.

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Schippers & Crew is one of the pioneers for lead free assembly services in the area. Yes, we can handle lead free assembly (Pb-Free) and RoHS compliant circuit assemblies.

That is depending on the assembly services you are using. Schippers & Crew requires that you provide some or all of the following:

  • Bill of Materials (.xls, .xlsx, .csv)
  • Gerber Files
  • Centroid (aka Pick-and-Place) file
  • CAD data
  • Procurement lead time is addition to assembly lead times. Our standard assembly lead time is two weeks.
  • If we order circuit boards, in most cases this is the longest lead time part, and is determined by customer needs.
  • All components must be received prior to beginning the assembly portion of the order. Flexibility available in some cases.

Schippers & Crew can accept the following:

  • Net 30
  • Credit Card
  • COD
  • Prepay

Yes, within the Puget Sound Area only.