Manufacturing

As one of Scandinavia’s leading EMS suppliers, Kitron provides various services within the manufacturing, assembling and testing of electronic products for the professional market.

These services are provided from the group’s modern facilities in Norway (Arendal), Sweden (Jönköping), Lithuania (Kaunas), USA (Johnstown, Pennsylvania) and China (Ningbo).

Core areas of expertise
Electronics, microelectronics, testing, assembly and system testing, RF, system integration, repairs and upgrades.

 

Core technologies
Surface-mounted technologies (SMT), through-hole assembly, automated optical inspection (AOI), 3DX-ray, clean rooms, wave and selective soldering, cleaning and coating process for PCBs, together with vibration and environmental testing.

 

Quality standards

- ISO 9001:2008
- ISO 14001:2004
- EN 9100:2009 
- IRIS rev.2
- ISO 13485:2003
- 21 CFR 820 Quality System Regulation
- AQAP 2120 Ed 3

 

Standard of workmanship
Kitron complies with IPC A-610D(E) and IPC/WHMA-A-620B  Class 2 for standard workmanship and with J-STD 001D(E) Class 2 for manufacturing processes. Subject to separate agreement, Kitron may also comply with Class 3

 

Improvement methods
To ensure repeatability we follow U.S. FDA 21 CFR, §820 Quality System Regulation, Guidelines on General Principles of Process Validation. Kitron also complies with: 5S, Lean Six Sigma, Value Stream Mapping, SMED, PFMEA and Kaizen.

 

Automated Assembly
Complete automated assembly lines for PCBs, including various functional tests, product marking, traceability and packing of complete devices. These lines offer high reliability, repeatability, quality and throughput.