IKOR_Smart Wave

When the first rays of the spring sun arrive, those of us who live in San Sebastian quickly turn our gaze towards the sea, with yearning eyes and a certain dose of anxiety… Because we have the great fortune of being able to grease our cogs with salty water and sand. What kind of grease […]

Guanxi! Let's go together

I like Shanghai. I have visited this city of contrasts several times, where ancient temples coexist with modern skyscrapers, and where Lamborghinis and Porsches share the streets with old souped-up electric bicycles carrying entire families. It is a city that continually surprises and which I encourage you to visit as soon as you get the […]

IKOR Festival Cine San Sebastian

Pan Jinlian…  it’s been almost a decade since I heard that mysterious name for the first and only time. Suzhou, Jiangsu province, two women lower their voices while they observe the carefree stroll of a young woman along the lake shore. There’s nothing particularly remarkable about her but something strange about her appearance draws everyone’s […]

IKOR_iso_13485 medical mexico

Objective achieved! A few months ago we told you about obtaining the ISO 13485 Quality Management System certification for the Manufacture of Medical Devices in the IKOR plant in Spain. Now, we are proud to tell you that we have obtained certification for our plant in Mexico. The electro-medical sector is well known for its stringent […]

IKOR_jazzaldia51

“Oh no, not I! I will survive! Oh, as long as I know how to love I know I’ll stay alive! And I’ve got all my life to live. And I’ve got all my love to give. And I’ll survive. I will survive! I will survive! July and just like that it’s here again. Summer […]

IKOR_ STAR-UP

There is no doubt that the Start-up phenomenon is seeing a lot of coverage in the Spanish media, logical if we analyse the potential of so many young unemployed and their extensive education. The alternative of self-employment is consolidating itself as a way to channel their eagerness to work, and their fresh ideas attract the […]

IKOR_DSS2016

“You must understand what Culture means to us. Culture is our pride. Culture is our sacrifices. Culture is our noblest symbol of excellence. Culture is a tribute to the democratic philosophy. Culture is our aspiration and our name. Culture is the essence of Greekness…” These words were spoken 30 years ago at the Oxford Union. […]

IKOR ISO MEDICAL

As we told you in a previous post in IKOR we have been fully involved in the process of ISO 13485 certification. Today we can say that we got it!!! Both IKOR as our design and development center IKOR Technology Centre have been certified with ISO 13485, thus becoming the first Spanish EMS to receive […]

Ikor- Navidad

These last words of 2015 to wish you Merry Christmas and a shining 2016! FELIZ HAPPY 2016!

IKOR Results

You probably already know the story about the student who gave this answer. When he saw his teacher’s angry expression, he explained that he didn’t know whether he had wanted an accurate or fast reply. This quandary is something we face regularly: Should we do things well or finish them quickly? I’m sure I can […]

BoundarySCAN_IKOR

The “Boundary-Scan” testing system, also known as “JTAG” , is a testing technique in electronic systems for integrated circuits or chips (microprocessors, microcontrollers, memories, chipsets,etc.) To do this, they must be compatible with this system in order to be able to verify their electrical interconnects which, due to their encapsulated format, are not physically accessible […]

IKOR normas medioambientales

In the field of electronic assembly there have always been regulations of one sort or another that have affected both the materials and processes that we use for manufacturing. From the classics, such as IEC, UNE, EN, DIN, ISO, IPC, which govern aspects ranging from functionality, robustness and criteria for the acceptability of assemblies to […]

IKOR_SPI_Technology

If we are wondering which process has the biggest room for improvement in the automatic component assembly process (SMT), the answer without a doubt is the screen printing or solder paste application process. It is known that this solder paste printing process produces more defects than any other process within the automatic SMD component assembly […]

IKOR- San Sebastián

If San Sebastián features in your plans for this summer and your idea is simply to have a rest, we’re not going to make it easy for you … Because even four weeks isn’t long enough to enjoy the city in summer: the Semana Grande, walking through the Cristina Enea park, or along the Paseo […]

Improve-IKOR

If we remember our previous post, we made a brief introduction to the DMAIC cycle as a tool to improve processes: D. Define; M. Measure; A. Analyse; I. Improve and C. Control. In this post we will talk about the Improve stage. “Improvement is not possible if we do not measure what is happening and […]

IKOR_termometro

There are situations where sharp changes in temperature can have a devastating effect. In previous posts, we have talked about the problems involved in taking a product off the market if it malfunctions in any way, and how the traditional validation process overlooks the fact that the components used today are different from those used […]

IKOR_led

LED lighting allows us to create an atmosphere to our taste, as it allows us to combine infinite colours with multiple levels of intensity, thus adapting to how we feel or even to what we want to do. On the other hand, the rapid development of mobile technologies has meant that lighting control systems have […]

comfort-zone-IKOR

Paradigms are usually the main obstacle that companies have to face when they want to reinvent themselves. It is extremely hard to be convinced about a new method when certain practices have been used for a long time and may have even become unquestionable, even when the results are not the best. However, it’s infinitely […]