Consigning vs Turnkey

Consigned Kit vs Complete Turnkey (Parts and Assembly Service) Everyone is trying to reduce cost where they can. I get that. I can understand a company wanting to purchase high dollar items on their own to save the mark up fee. Unfortunately, most customers, in my experienced opinion are not very good at it and actually go on to cost hundreds, if not thousands more dollars (for them and us) in...
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Communicate and Establish Consistency to Control Cost

As an EMS company rooted in product development, TJM processes between 10-20 new part numbers per month. One of the common challenges of product development is the variation and inconsistency in the fabrication and assembly data forms provided by the customer.This data serves as an input to our manufacturing process. It ranges from excellent in its detail and completeness, to the non-existent....
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A “Strategic Partnership” approach to contract manufacturing

A “Strategic Partnership” approach to contract manufacturing  in an era where new innovation and product life cycles in electronics will change often  is becoming increasingly more important for the contract manufacturer. Be in sync with the customer’s total product strategy to bring products from concept to market on-time while  meeting and controlling defined cost objectives. ....
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Manufacturing Solutions

Our elite team of technical personnel have been providing specialized manufacturing solutions s for over 25 years. Products range from commercial and consumer product, to defense, medical device, automotive and semiconductor industries. We also offer OEM’s a skilled workforce for  product modifications, including re-packaging and logistics. TJM has an extensive history of performing top...
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Our Team, Our Culture….Our #1 Asset

I know it may sound like sales fluff when I tell prospective customers I’m working with the most talented and dedicated team I have ever worked with. Truth is, if I didn’t think my team’s talent and dedication played the largest role in delivering high quality product, I wouldn’t mention it right up front. TJM’s current workforce is not just more technically advanced, but operate under...
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Solder Challenge with “non-magnetic” Chip caps

Soldering Challenge with “non-magnetic” 0402 Caps While doing a recent first article inspection we identified  four 0402 sized capacitors exhibit extremely poor wetting to the pad. Solder joints looked contaminated and discolored. Solder appeared to ball up on the end of the cap and did not flow down onto the board. What made this an interesting anomaly is that all surrounding parts...
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