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Best Practices to Achieve Zero Defects

Posted by Stephanie Weaver on Tue, Jul 17, 2018 @ 11:40 AM

The following checks and balances ensure that a complex electronics build can be completed on time, on budget and with zero defects. Each practice in this process allows for adjustments or corrections to occur real time, instead of discovering them at the end of the build or worse, when it's already arrived at the end user.


  1. New Product Introduction

To make your product a success, you need to ensure reliability and optimum functionality of the final product. If your company simply takes the data provided and immediately fabricates the product with no careful study of the data, materials or process, it will most likely result in faulty products and leaves you with unhappy customers. Careful review of the data before the manufacturing begins is extremely important.

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Tariffs on Electronic Components Imported from China

Posted by Stephanie Weaver on Mon, Jul 09, 2018 @ 02:54 PM

Effective July 6, 2018 and as mandated by U.S. Trade Representative 301, certain electronic components imported from China will be subject to a 25% tariff.

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Zentech is Hiring!

Posted by Stephanie Weaver on Fri, Jun 08, 2018 @ 03:16 PM

Looking to excel in your career and grow professionally in a thriving business? Zentech was established in Baltimore, Maryland in 1998,  and has proven to be one of the premier electronics contract manufacturers in the U.S.

Zentech is rapidly growing and seeking to add the following positions:

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IPC Welcomes US Senate Defense Bill

Posted by Stephanie Weaver on Fri, Jun 08, 2018 @ 03:07 PM

Zentech Manufacturing, Inc., an IPC member company, is pleased to share the following Press Release issued on June 6, 2018 by the IPC:

The U.S. defense industrial base – and the electronics industry in particular – would benefit from a provision in a newly released U.S. Senate bill.

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries welcomes the U.S. Senate’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was released to the public this morning.

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Beyond just PCBs: Zentech's Wide Range of Manufacturing Solutions

Posted by Stephanie Weaver on Wed, May 23, 2018 @ 10:17 AM

Zentech provides a wide range of contract manufacturing solutions specializing in high-complexity and high-reliability program requirements, beyond just PCBs.

Our services include:

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Best Practices for Task Order Execution

Posted by Stephanie Weaver on Wed, May 09, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

As a prime contractor to both the US Army (APG-ACC) and Navy (NSWC-DD), Zentech is very experienced operating in a task order environment on contract vehicles. Proper Task Order Execution is essential for accurate accountability and tracking of customer programs and schedules. Below are some best practices to ensure Task Order Execution success.

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Q2 2018 Market Conditions Report for the Electronics Industry

Posted by Stephanie Weaver on Thu, May 03, 2018 @ 12:30 PM

Future Electronics recently released the Q2 2018 Market Conditions Report for the electronics industry.

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Zentech Specializes in High Complexity Electronics Manufacturing

Posted by Stephanie Weaver on Thu, Apr 19, 2018 @ 08:55 AM

Zentech manufacturing processZentech has a proven world class manufacturing process that creates high quality circuit card assemblies with near zero defects using state of the art Surface Mount Technology (SMT) and associated Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) and Automated 3D X-Ray (AXI) inspection. 

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Poor Supply Chain Management Will Cost You Money

Posted by Stephanie Weaver on Wed, Apr 04, 2018 @ 09:31 AM

Tightly-controlled inventory management and supply-line tracking is vital for a successful electronics manufacturing process.  Are you doing everything possible to protect the parts that build your products?

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Topics: Contract Electronic Assembly, inventory management, Contract Electronic Manufacturers

In Electronics Manufacturing, Highly Certified Matters

Posted by Stephanie Weaver on Fri, Mar 30, 2018 @ 09:40 AM

Many electronics contract manufacturers (CM’s) are highly certified in their particular market focus areas. Certifications such as AS9100, IPC 610 Class 3, J-STD 001 and ISO 13485 demonstrate the commitment to excellence of a potential contract manufacturer. Certifications provide a level of (objective) accountability that, first and foremost, protects you the customer. Certifications ensure that the contract manufacturer remains compliant with current industry standards, regulations, and best-practices which directly impact the quality and reliability of the products and services that the electronics contract manufacturer provides.

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