Contract Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS)
Assel is a contract electronics manufacturing services provider with a primary focus on high mix, high complexity projects that require strong and proactive engineering contribution, sophisticated supply chain modelling and extensive technical capabilities in the area of electronics assembly and electro-mechanical integration.
With nearly 40 years of experience in electronics manufacturing services, we understand that no two Customers are the same. Market segments, business models and products differ. Each Customer requires an individual approach, unique business model and supply chain strategy. We implement customised assembly standards as well as dedicated service that is focused on problem-solving and delivering results that meet your real business objectives.
- Development Support & Engineering
Making your idea becoming a reality!
There is a huge difference between getting a product to the market and introducing a product that defines the market. Our engineering and supply chain experts free up your time, as well as your resources, and assists you in seeking cost reductions and sharing our knowledge built within the last 40 years. Our engineering and supply chain experts support you from the moment of your idea through industrialization and serial production. Our Design support services consist of:
- Component selection support
- PCB layout services
- Mechanics for electronic/electro-mechanical devices
- Reverse Engineering
- Re-design for cost reduction
- Electronics HW development
- Project Management
Problem solvers you can rely on
Predictability, high quality of your electronics or electro-mechanical assemblies, as well as flexibility is the key to get your product fully functional and launched to the market on time. We support you with:
- Prototyping: Material sourcing / Assembly / Inspection & Test / Reporting
- Product Evaluation: Component Review & Analysis / RoHS & REACH analysis / Design for Manufacturability (DfM) / FMEA
- Designing & Defining Standards: Based on your requirements we will mutually design and build quality and engineering standards fitting your unique objectives
- Test Development & Engineering: Functional Test Development (HW/SW) / ICT Fixtures
- Product Certification: We support your growth & market expansion! We actively participate and assist you in product certification (e.g. CCC / Intertek / TUV) in order for you to boost sales
- Environmental & Safety Testing: Temperature Shock Chambers / Safety Tests
- Design & Build of Assembly Lines: Assembly lines and manufacturing cells that automate the manufacturing process of your product
- Project Management: Dedicated resources for your project
- Electronics Assembly
Quality is our top priority
At Assel, we specialize in high-mix, high-complexity manufacturing, with focus on reliability of workmanship and flexibility of electronics assembly, including printed circuit board assembly (PCBA):
- Standards: Production in accordance with international standards of IPC Class 2 & 3
- Traceability: Full traceability capabilities
- SMT: software controlled, high-speed SMT lines (01005) inc. PoP, pin-in-paste & inline AOI/SPI.
- THT: automated Through-Hole Assembly (Radial), and Wave Soldering (Nitrogen)
- Assembly Cells & Lines: Manual soldering and assembly cells dedicated to projects
- Inspection: Inline 3D AOI and inline 3D SPI inspection, 3D X-ray inspection
- Test: FCT test development & variety of testing methods, incl. ICT, Safety, Environmental
- Conformal Coating: automated Conformal Coating & Potting technologies
- Programming: mass and serial IC programming technology
- Troubleshooting: Failure Analysis & Repair (incl. BGA)
- Marking: automatic Label & Laser marking systems
- Electro-Mechanical assembly
High-mix, high-complexity system integration
Since years we have been managing a variety projects, including low volume and mass production of box build applications, high-complexity electro-mechanical systems integration, as well as cabinet assembly. Our planning and sophisticated supply chain methodology, as well as technical expertise, allows us to manage your project in a more precise on-time delivery ratio, as well as at a higher quality of wormanship.
- Configure-to-Order & Built-to-Order
- Planning concepts fit to Customer (based on your tailored needs and your market requirements)
- Engineering optimization services (product/material redesign, DfM, Product certification support)
- Sourcing of dedicated materials from local & global vendors (mechanics, plastics, hydraulics, PCBs, displays, cable harnesses, packaging and other)
- Test of Final Products & dedicated in-process tests (based on product needs / troubleshooting )
- Environmental test chamber (shock temperature)
- Supply Chain Set-up & Execution
We source, plan and execute. Reap the benefits and sleep well.
There is much more to supply chains then just buying, assembling, packing and delivering. It is about understanding your business objectives, as well as proactively identifying all potential threats that may occur. With material lead times stretching to several months, well managed planning processes and electronics supply chain management are critical factors that determine success on your market.
Finally, an optimal supply chain is one that incorporates flexibility, responsiveness, as well as security. One that is tailored to the dynamics of your market segment and precisely co-engineered to ensure cost minimisation, reduction of material risk and continuity of supply. We support you with:
- Supply Chain Modelling & Set-Up
- Cost Optimization through Global & Local Sourcing activities (Electronics, Mechanics, Plastics, Hydraulics, Wire Harnesses etc.)
- Efficient & organized procurement based on MRP2 planning loop
- Vendor Quality Management
- Product Care & Maintainance
Providing reliable care for your Customers
Delivering your product to your Customer is not the end. After-sales is an important element in the product life cycle, and on the end - your brand's success and your Customer experience is highly dependent on it. That is why, being a contract manufacturing services provider with nearly 40 years of experience in electronics assembly, we have managed multiple refurbishment and repair/upgrade services, as well as service parts management and documentation history.
We are constantly seeking to provide best services to our Customers and deliver solutions that meet your business objectives. Due to our long experience in electronics assembly and electro-mechanical integration, we have built in-depth experience to offer the following and related services:
- Rework / Hardware and Software Upgrades
- Retrofitting / Refurbishments
- Reverse logistics
HOW WILL YOU BENEFIT FROM WORKING WITH US?
Fast decision making is crucial in today’s world. As a private EMS, our decision making process is very swift. Such is coupled up with the ability to implement a robust supply chain model covering unknown demand and unpredictable incidents, simultaneously minimising excess material – it is a road to success.
We focus on your problems, "pain points" and individual goals. Whether, it is a technical or supply chain related barrier, we identify adequate solutions and operational models focused on on the requirements of your market segment and the ability to fulfil your goals. All, in a more reliable and flexible manner.
You cannot buy nearly 40 years of experience in electronics assembly. With experience comes real-life practical solutions and reliability that is crucial for our Customer's success. We effectively follow your specification based on robust management systems, and that is why our Customers perceive quality of manufacturing as one of our biggest advantages.
Trust is an essential value. One seeks a partner who fulfils his promises and does not fail to meet one’s objectives. We provide realistic, practical solutions, and work closely together with our Customers to meet the goals that are crucial for them. Our approach does work. Based on recent survey 100% of our Customers would recommend us to others.
We specialise in high mix, high complexity electronics assembly and electro-mechanical systems integration for demanding industries. With nearly 40 years of experience in manufacturing, thousands of NPI's and millions of units assembled, we seek to support our Customers in achieving their most challenging goals when outsourcing their manufacturing operations.
Third-party certification is always an objective and fair reference of one's capabilities. We operate in line with IPC-A-610 (class 2&3) and possess four ISO approved management systems:
- Quality (ISO9001)
- Medical Devices (ISO13485)
- Environment (ISO14001)
- BCM (ISO22301)
Complex products that require flexibility and reliability
The industrial landscape is changing rapidly, and in this dynamic marketplace a positive brand recognition, quality and innovation are key to stay ahead of the competition. We support you with access to variety of engineering services, state-of-art manufacturing technologies and supply chain competencies that will allow for optimization of your costs, repeatability and faster time-to-market.
Servicing Industrial markets has been in our DNA since the beginning, and from the early days we have strived to meet our Customers business goals. Whether it is printed circuit board assemblies (PCBA), box build or electro-mechanical integration, we understand that companies within the industrial electronics markets require high level of reliability and trust towards their electronics manufacturing provider. That is why quality and practical, out-of-the-box and down to earth, approach is what we emphasize and our industrial electronics Customers strongly appreciate.
- Medical & Healthcare
Rigorous requirements that change life's.
Whether it is printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) or box build, we possess the adequate competences to become your trusted medical electronics manufacturer. We provide ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 certification compliancy, advanced inspection and control technology, as well as a dedicated team of experts with experience in electronics assembly of medical devices. Based on your specific needs, we will form dediciated for you, individual quality requirements. All in line with IPC Class 2 or 3 standards and an IPC certified trainer on site, supporting highest possible workmanship standards.
Our test development team will build completely new automatic tester or re-engineer your current testing solutions, that ensure that your each single product is reliable; fully tested and functional. Moreover, due to access to a variety of safety, environmental and ICT test capabilities, as well as X-Ray, AOI and SPI inspection - and each step of the production process, we will help you to ensure that your product is manufactured.
Your product on the right track!
Transportation is present in our life's on a daily basis. We rely on it, moving numerous times from one point to another every single day and with the expectation to finally return to our homes and closest ones, safely and at the appropriate time. Since OEMs increasingly seek controllable and autonomous solutions, today it is electronics transforming the automotive, rail and public transportation segments.
As an experienced contract electronics manufacturing services provider to this segment, we help our Customers to improve competitenvess by attention to detail, reliability and consistent quality. We support them in optimizing supply chains and driving innovation in engineering, electronics and electro-mechanical assembly of their complex products.
Assel has been a electronics manufacturing services provider for Customers in the Automotive, Rail and Public Sectors market segments for nearly two decades. Because of that, our Customers benefit from our experience and knowledge gained throughout the years, and receive a firm service focused on their business objectives and practical needs.
- Security & Safety
We guard your business by keeping an eye on your needs
Serving global players in the security and safety sector has provided us tons of experience, that we can leverage to your advantage. Risk mitigation, reliability and high electronics and electro-mechanical assembly standards, as well as strong quality assurance is taken into significant consideration for makers of electronics security products, when choosing a contract manufacturing partner. We get it and stay up to date with the newest innovations.
This is why, in addition to being ISO 9001 registered, Assel has adopted a Business Continuity Management (ISO 22301) system, which allows us for enhanced disaster recovery planning and risk management of our electronics manufacturing operations. Moreover, since our Customer's final Clients are often governmental or legal institutions, we have already successfully passed audits by EU governmental security organizations. On the end of the day, we understand our Customers want to feel more secure.
- Measurement & Control
Precise quality control and rigid requirements
Customers that design and sell measurement and control equipment, primarly search for electronics manufacturing services partners that provide assembly solutions of superior quality, as well as exceptional accuracy and attention to detail. Reliability, with no question, is a must.
Assel is ISO 9001 certified since 2003, manufacture in line with IPC-A-6100 Class 2 & Class 3 standards, as well as have a certified IPC trainer on site, followed by a group of process, product and test engineers that look after our Customers' manufacturing process on a daily basis.
The measurement & control device industry charactersitics, is often related to products of very long life-cycle. Thus, we support our Customers in building the complete supply chain strategy, including sourcing and procurement of materials, and obsolete and EoL components management. As a part of our Smart Supply Chain (SSC) Model, daily material management supported by sophisiticated IT solutions unique for contract electronics manufactuirng operations, is key to minimize any excess materials, that my arise from the recurring Engineering Change Orders (ECO's).