Tools

Formal Value Engineering Tools

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Lean manufacturing: sales & operations planning, balance scorecard, flow diagrams, kaizen practices

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Problem solving: PDCA, 8Ds, Six Sigma tools

Standardized Performance Metrics

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Production: Equipment efficiency, availability, defect, prevention, bench testing

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Maintenance: preventive VS corrective analysis

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Human Resources (e.g. personnel turnover and capacity)

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Supply Chain: service level, production schedule

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Assembly instruction: work instructions and visual aids

Testing

Desin adheres to stringent testing procedures through the various stages of the manufacturing process and will develop and implement any special testing required by the client.

Testing capabilities include:

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Final Assembly: drop voltage, forward current and reverse current testing, capacitive testing, part inspection

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Per process testing, in some steps of the assembly; depending on the process

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Flex circuit: open resistance, closed resistance

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Electronic Board: AOI component placement and solder quality, ICT and board functionality

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Printing process: color measurement, ink thickness, ink resistance, stencil tension, UV light curing

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Lab testing: Thermal shock, high and low temperature storage, altitude testing, adhesion strength

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Moisture resistance testing, others. Can be customized to the particular device, component or process

Processes

Continuous development and refinement of in-house systems and processes

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Corrective, preventive and improvement ideas

Dedicated program management oversight

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Regular team meetings

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Analysis of key performance indicators performed daily and weekly

Strong compliance and validation processes

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First piece release: follow defined list of points to be reviewed during production process

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Master sample: sample of end product on hand for reference during production

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Product and Process Features Checklist: list of parameters and product features to be referenced during production

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Quality process and product audits: carried out by internal auditors

Consistent obsolescence identification and notification process

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Raw materials: Use of FIFO to avoid inventory obsolescence and expiration

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Work-in-process and finished goods: Counting methods to identify products with decreasing customer demand

MANUFACTURING PROCESS AND THE FUZETOUCH DIFFERENCE

Product Design

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Collaborate with customer on product design to ensure it meets end-user requirements

Component Engineering

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Stringent evaluation of component requirements and development of in-house solutions to manage costs and improve quality

Sub-Assembly

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Manufacturing of printed sensor, coatings, faceplate, electric board, adhesives and molded part sub-assemblies

HMI Assembly

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Advanced processes utilized in component assembly (e.g., barcodes) allows for seamless traceability

Testing

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Unmatched testing capabilities for product quality, mechanical integrity and electric performance

Packaging

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Model scanning, labelling for traceability, storage and protection

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Internal programming system