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San Jose, Calif. — Sanmina-SCI Corp.'s PCB plant in Wilmington, Mass. has completed certification and qualification assessment by the DSCC (Defense Supply Center, Columbus, Ohio).
The facility meets all the requirements necessary for certification to MIL-PRF-31032 and has also obtained qualification for military specification MIL-PRF-31032/1A and /2 for Type 3, GF (Epoxy-FR4) and GI Polyimide) effective May 1, 2003. This qualification allows Sanmina-SCI's technology and volume capabilities to be accessed by defense and aerospace customers. Qualification to MIL-PRF-31032 further allows the Wilmington facility to produce product to MIL-PRF-55110 through the reciprocal certification clause in Appendix B of MIL-PRF-55110F.
In addition to the Wilmington facility, Sanmina-SCI's Costa Mesa, Calif., facility is also certified to MIL PRF 31032 and its Phoenix, Ariz., facility is certified to MIL PRF 55110, with plans to obtain MIL PRF 31032 certification.
The Defense Supply Center located in Columbus, Ohio (DSCC) is the largest supplier of weapon systems spare parts and end items for the Department of Defense. To be certified, products must be manufactured in the United States and pass stringent laboratory analysis. Specific product characteristics are published by DSCC in its Quality Manufacturers List (QML). For more information, visit www.dscc.dla.mil.
Sanmina-SCI Corp. is a leading electronics contract manufacturer, serving the fastest-growing segments of the $125 billion global electronics manufacturing services (EMS) market. For more information, visit www.sanmina-sci.com.