I’m sure that most of you will have made paper aeroplanes when you were children. And you have thrown them into the air in an attempt to keep them flying as long as possible before they fall to the ground. I’m also sure that you realised that by changing the type of paper and the […]

The ideal goal in electronic manufacturing is to do everything right in the first place. If we succeeded, we could eliminate testing. What is the point of testing something that we know is right? It is a waste of time that does not add value and could also lead to uncertainty and loss of productivity […]

In a previous post, we were talking about the importance of standardising and normalising the requirements which apply to this sector. Among other things, it involves keeping a technical file which contains all the information pertaining to the product, including a record of the tests that it has passed. In this post, we’re going to […]

In previous posts, we have provided a brief introduction to the DMAIC cycle as a tool for improving processes. D. Define; M. Measure; A. Analyse; I. Improve and C. Control In this post, we will be talking about the last stage – CONTROL. “Apparently we´ve been able to improve by applying the previous stages, so […]

Yes, I admit it: after a few trips to Shuzou , I have a Rolexx on my wrist and go for a walk in my NAIKE training shoes. And yet I would never take BAIYER painkillers and would not trust a defibrillator hanging on the wall of my gym manufactured by SIEMEMS. There are things […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

If you remember in the previous post we gave 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 “MEASURE” stage. “The rigorous and objective measurement of processes is the starting point for […]

If you remember in the 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 blog post we will talk about the DEFINE stage. “The best way to face an improvement of a process is […]