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Process Planning for Connectors

 

Process Planning is an engineering discipline that identifies materials, actions, equipment, and human resources required to produce a product at an acceptable cost. It also ensures that a product is made in accordance with the engineering drawing, in sufficient quantities to meet the program plan, and at the highest quality level practically achievable.

 

APEX has extensive experience conducting manufacturing validation for electro-mechanical components of all types.

 

WHY APEX:

 

  • Draw on extensive experience in process planning
  • Utilize hands-on manufacturing experience
  • Obtain independent and impartial feedback
  • Optimize the manufacturing processes
  • Achieve lower cost
  • Improve product reliability

 

 

APEX PROCESS PLANNING INCLUDES:

  • Establish manufacturing processes
  • Identification of value-added and no-value-added time
  • Capacity plans for each manufacturing cell 
  • Process flow charts and cycle time optimization
  • Cost modeling and techniques for reducing cost
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

 

 

EXAMPLES OF APEX PROCESS PLANNING:

  • Planned a brazing process for aluminum heat sink
  • Provided capacity assessment for centerless grinding facility
  • Assessed ROI for potential expenditure by venture capital firm
  • Rejuvenated cost reduction initiatives for European mature commodity product
  • Conducted due diligence on a novel power interconnect manufacturing process
  • Revised manufacturing process flow for Asian production facility
  • Charted process for medical devisce production