Process Optimization & Customer Requirements
Process improvements are constantly sought, however, when a new customer specification cannot be achieved, line deficiencies must be identified and corrected.
In any manufacturing business, product quality is vital to producing products that meet the reliability standards that customers require. Line efficiency is equally important such that the quality products demanded are produced in a cost effective manner for the seller and offered to the buyer such that the price value is recognized. Process improvements are constantly sought, however, when a new customer specification cannot be achieved, line deficiencies must be identified and corrected. The revised standards must then be established and implemented in an organized and time sensitive manner. Ducommun LaBarge Technologies (DLT), an electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider, was required to pass an SIR test as part of a new customer specification. Initial tests utilizing their current processes were not successful due to the presence of flux residues.
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