The Source Newsletter

  • SigmaTron Source Q3 2019
    Sigmatron Third Quarter 2019_Page_1 The latest issue of the SigmaTron Source newsletter is now available. This quarter’s issue includes an article on what our Supply Chain Management team is doing to navigate materials challenges and a ... read more
    Published on 2019-09-16
  • SigmaTron Source Q2 2109
    Second Quarter 2019 The latest issue of the SigmaTron Source is now available. This quarter’s issue looks at an unusual approach to tariff mitigation, equipment additions in SigmaTron’s PRC facility, an x-ray system that ... read more
    Published on 2019-07-02
  • SigmaTron Source Q1 2019
    First Quarter 2019 The latest issue of SigmaTron International’s newsletter the Source is now available. This quarter’s issue includes news about continuing investment in equipment in China, an upgrade to our Tango MES that ... read more
    Published on 2019-03-29
  • SigmaTron Source Q4 2018
    This quarter’s issue of the SigmaTron Source discusses ways our Design Services teaFourth Quarter 2018m helps fill gaps in customer design teams. We also look at our Tijuana’s facility’s processes and equipment investments to ... read more
    Published on 2018-12-19
  • SigmaTron Named Midtronics’ Supplier of the Year
    sotycondensed Midtronics, Inc. named SigmaTron International, Inc. its Supplier of the Year during inaugural Supplier Day events hosted at the company’s Willowbrook, IL global headquarters in January. Read more. ... read more
    Published on 2017-02-03


  • Addressing the Challenge of Automated Odd-Form Part Inspection
    Working smarter While there is great debate in the quality community as to who first made the observation that visual inspection by humans is not 100% effective (both W. Edwards Deming and Dr. Joseph M. Juran have ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-27
  • Lean and IT: System Standardization
    My Post SigmaTron’s VP IT Tom Rovtar discusses ways SigmaTron is standardizing its proprietary MES system across multiple facilities while flexibly supporting a broad range of customer needs in the July issue of Circuits Assembly. Read the ... read more
    Published on 2019-07-10
  • Setting Expectations With Customers New to Outsourcing
    My Post Keith Wheaton, SigmaTron International’s Vice President Development discusses best practices in making the transition from doing it all in-house to working with an EMS partner in the May issue of Circuits Assembly. Read the full ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-10
  • The Benefits of Poka Yoke
    Poke yokeIn a perfect world, manufacturing process setup should eliminate the potential for mistakes. In practice, however, process complexity and the impact of system variation makes that impossible. Consequently, organizations committed to the efficiencies of ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-28
  • Designing For Lean Production
    Lejan 2019 design for lean articlean manufacturing emphasizes minimizing variation and eliminating waste and inefficiency. Not surprisingly, a Lean approach to design does the same thing. Much of the focus on ... read more
    Published on 2019-01-11
  • Lean Manufacturing and DFM
    May 2018 CA Lean articleSigmaTron International’s engineering and manufacturing engineering teams work closely with its customer base and production facilities on design for manufacturability (DFM) recommendations that eliminate waste opportunities, while improving ... read more
    Published on 2018-07-10
  • Line Balancing Inline FCT Test
    _FBP5625Hom-Ming Chang SigmaTron International’s Vice President, China Operations has published an article on line balancing inline functional test in the March 2018 issue of Circuits Assembly: A paced assembly line with inline functional test balanced ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-09
  • APQP and Lean Manufacturing
    Jan 2018 articleFernando Ruiz, Quality Manager at SigmaTron International’s facility in Tijuana, Mexico has just published an article in Circuits Assembly discussing the use of APQP techniques in improving throughput in automotive electronics manufacturing. ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-08
  • Eliminating Waste in Medical Box Build Production
    Sonny articleSigmaTron International’s  Union City Manufacturing Manager, Sonny Krishna, has published an article in Circuits Assembly titled Lean and Cellular Manufacturing. You can view the full article here. ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-07
  • Flex Circuit Assembly
    SMTMar2017_selected-pages SigmaTron International’s VP of Engineering Yousef Heidari recently discussed critical success factors in flex circuit assembly with SMT Magazine. Read the article here. ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-03
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