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Cirtronics is pleased to have hosted the SMTA Boston chapter meeting on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. SMTA is an international organization supporting ongoing education and advancement of the electronics industry.
"We truly value our relationships with industry organizations such as SMTA," says David Patterson, Chief Operating Officer of Cirtronics. "By working closely with the organizations that are central to specific areas of our business—like SMTA—we are able to take an active role in discussions about best practices, in exploring industry trends, and assessing the technologies and skills and credentials we will need to remain on the leading edge of electronics manufacturing."
Precision Engagement contract manufacturing
Cirtronics has provided electronics manufacturing services (EMS) since its founding in 1979. Since then, Cirtronics has grown well beyond boards to include assemblies and full product builds (box builds) for a wide range of customers and serves many different industries. One thing remains constant: Precision Engagement. Dedication to customer-focused service, combined with purposeful, proactive communication is what Cirtronics' Precision Engagement is all about.
"Board manufacturing has evolved over the years from through-hole to surface mount, and we have evolved our technology and the education of our employees to make sure we are meeting the needs of our customers," Patterson continues. "Of course we maintain through-hole capabilities to serve existing customers and specialized projects that require through-hole technology to conform to project specifications. And, at the same time, we are continuing to expand our surface mount capacity through the purchase of additional manufacturing equipment to stay ahead of demand for surface mount manufacturing. EMS—as with all of our manufacturing—requires precise attention to detail. Since each customer has different needs, our commitment to Precision Engagement means we don’t force fit projects into pre-defined programs and processes. Instead, we tailor our services to support each customer's goals and needs."
Building relationships and a stronger future
“We really enjoyed hosting the SMTA chapter meeting”, Patterson continues. “By building relationships with other local companies and individuals who are vested in the success of the industry, we’re not only strengthening our network, but we’re laying the groundwork for a stronger future in both surface mount technologies and New England’s ability to stay in a leadership role in providing high quality electronics manufacturing.”
The Boston SMTA chapter meeting included a plant tour as well as several informational presentations, and interactive discussions on recent industry developments. More information can be found at the SMTA chapter's webpage.
Cirtronics is a locally owned and operated contract manufacturer for electronics, electro-mechanical assemblies and box builds for a wide range markets including med/tech, robotics, communications, aerospace, military, security, industry, and others. Cirtronics is an Employee Owned Company (ESOP) and qualifies for US government woman-owned and small business status (WBENC certified WBE & WOSB). To learn more about Cirtronics and Precision Engagement®, visit www.cirtronics.com.