World-class defence systems
Client Profile z
Electro-Optic Systems (EOS) operate in the aerospace and defence markets with products that focus on the prevention of casualties. EOS products incorporate electro-optic applications based on a wide range of technologies: software, laser, electronics, optronics, gimbals, telescopes, beam directors, and precision mechanisms.
EOS products are often deployed in extreme and harsh environments and are required to be highly compliant and highly reliable. PCB assemblies and sub-assembly systems go through rigorous testing before final product assembly.
On-time delivery is critical for EOS as it allows them to plan and deliver products on schedule to their global customer base.
Aerospace and Defence
- Advanced manufacturing services for a range of PCB assemblies and sub-assemblies inclusive of downstream value added services
- Testing of PCBa and Sub systems
- Service & Repair services for a range of PCB assemblies and sub-assemblies
EOS required a manufacturing partner that could meet their exacting standards. They required a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and our services to develop high-quality and reliable products, all manufactured to IPC Class 3 standards.
Our supply chain was to effectively manage inventory to meet customer requirements for their monthly scheduled orders.
Provide EOS with world-class manufactured electronic assemblies that meet the below standards:
- Military-spec environment
- Exceptional reliability for operation in the harshest of environmental conditions
- Compliance with international standards
- Demand fulfillment where on-time delivery is critical to downstream client operations
Extel-built products are now integrated into the entire EOS product range.
EOS has gained several critical advantages as an outcome of our products and services.
- Production of highly-complex, reliable and compliant products
- Integrated supply chain solutions
- Eliminate the risk of counterfeit components being used by having a forensic eye for detail
- Sustaining engineering to ensure materials and supply chain are optimized
- Clinical first article inspection and in-process control to maintain a zero defect requirement
- Optomized supply chain to ensure Extel can react to fluctuation in demand due to match with the end client schedule changes
Addressing the challenges
- Dedicated program manager
- Regular monthly and quarterly meetings with the client
- Extel staff receive on-going IPC training from our in-house master trainer to maintain required standards
- Investment in best-in-class Surface Mount and Through-Hole manufacturing equipment
- Investment in the latest Quality Control & Quality Assurance equipment, systems & processes
- Full traceability on components using the lot tracking function on our ERP/MRP system
- At program kick-off, there were regular meetings between our production engineering team and EOS to provide feedback on the manufacturability of the PCB assemblies (DFM)
- The regular monthly meeting between the Extel program team and EOS to ensure they are kept up to date with any supply chain challenges
- Our component engineering team is in regular contact with the EOS engineering department to identify all last-time-buy and end-of-life items, identifying and recommending suitable alternatives before they become a supply chain issue
- Manufacturing in the country of origin for local content requirements
- On-time delivery to meet customers’ requirements for monthly scheduled orders
- Just-in-time manufacturing
- The scalable and repeatable manufacturing platform
- Sustainable manufacturing program
Return on Investment
- Increased on-time delivery performance
- Improved quality
- Reduced amount of RMAs (returned merchandise)
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