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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Supplier Collaboration – Consider the Advantages

If I were to define supplier collaboration as a contract manufacturer and how it relates to our business model it would be the following:  To operate as seamlessly with our customer as possible, as if we were an extension of their organization. To accept and adopt the practices that make them efficient and successful and to have them be receptive to the practices that make us efficient and...
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TJM’s Value Added Services – Product Modifications, Rework, Repair, Reconditioning

While our primary service is printed circuit and electro-mechanical assembly,  I wanted to talk about some of the additional hardware services TJM offers, like product modifications, rework and repair. While US manufacturers have lost high volume work offshore, especially consumer products, occasionally due to logistics and the nature of the work there are opportunities to modify, rework and...
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Understanding the value of Post-build and DFM Reporting

Along with product quality and On-Time Delivery, TJM takes great pride in providing our customers with effective, proactive communication.  Part of this communication is our Post Build/DFM report. TJM’s Post Build report at the conclusion of a manufacturing project documents any material, process, data or document challenges experienced at each stage of the build from procurement to...
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