In the current climate, many OEM customers are seeking new sources to meet their global manufacturing needs. Choosing a foundry in an emerging market can be overwhelming. The success of a project often hinges on the foundry and foundry’s management team. If the operation is not sound, there can be dire consequences. Faulty components, delayed deliveries, unforeseen costs, and other issues are the risks associated with substandard foundries.
SIGMA OEM offers the following advice on selecting a reputable foundry to ensure that the is job done right:
1. Conduct a full quality audit of the facility. Request a comprehensive report of quality protocols. Provide a gap analysis where required to bring the quality levels to meet overall quality expectations. Ensure that the supplier follows, updates, and documents the QA processes.