Electronic Manufacturing Blog


Posted on Aug 25th, 2014 by admin.
circuit layout

Once upon a time, circuit design and circuit assembly were done by hand, a time consuming process that could eat up project dollars and sometimes lead to design or manufacturing flaws. But a lot has changed in the electronics manufacturing industry, even in the last ten years, and these changes are now providing new opportunities for design engineering innovation, product design flexibility, and big savings in time and production costs.

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Posted on Jul 18th, 2014 by admin.

Workforce education and development are excellent ways to contribute to the overall success of the industry, region, and country, and benefit everyone involved, but only if we work together  to foster and support those development opportunities.

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Posted on Jul 15th, 2014 by admin.
ControlTek Walk it Out Fitness Challenge

12,164 miles later, the results are in, and we’re happy to announce ControlTek’s summer fitness challenge was a huge success!

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Posted on Jun 17th, 2014 by admin.
Walk it Out Employee Walk

Keeping the momentum of the ControlTek Forward Living Program up this summer, our employees have implemented a new friendly competition with the “Walk it Out” fitness challenge.

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Posted on Jun 12th, 2014 by admin.
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June 2nd has come and gone, and that means the deadline for public businesses to file their conflict minerals reporting information is now past.


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Posted on May 16th, 2014 by admin.

What are some of the key players in the future of Manufacturing in the United States? Innovation, Technology, and Specialization are all important factors in the mix, says ControlTek President Andy LaFrazia.

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Posted on Apr 7th, 2014 by admin.

This past January ControlTek President Andy LaFrazia and our V.P. of marketing, Stacey LaFrazia Smith, headed south to San Diego to attend the 2014 Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) show to check out exciting new technological developments in laboratory and medical diagnostic equipment.

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Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014 by admin.
AmCon Seattle 2014

Less than one week to go until AmCon 2014 kicks off in Seattle!

We hope you will be able to join us April 9-10 for one of the most popular industry events of the year.

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Posted on Mar 13th, 2014 by admin.

The recent IEC 62304 standard has gotten a lot of hype lately, as manufacturers throughout the medical industry grapple with what is quickly becoming the industry go-to for medical device software development. The FDA has adhered to the standard since 2008, and it has become normative for CE marking in recent years as well.

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Posted on Feb 19th, 2014 by admin.

Why Kaizen?

Kaizen events involve cross-discipline teams of ControlTek employees working together in a concentrated effort to improve a particular area or process within the ControlTek manufacturing plant.

ControlTek’s Kaizen events involve all employees working in one week sprints to find ways to improve manufacturing productivity and help reduce operational waste.

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