Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (February 2, 2015) – Grand Rapids, Michigan-based provider of electronic manufacturing services (EMS), Firstronic, LLC, has recently won a contract for the provision of the production, test and repair of PCBA’s to a major Far East-based Ciudad Juarez television manufacturer and electronics assembler that services the North American market from its longstanding operations on the US-Mexico border. Firstronic, LLC will supply its customer mass produced main board PCBAs.
Firstronic will service its Ciudad Juarez television manufacturer client from its 70,000 square foot industrial facility that is located in the same city. In addition to servicing its new customer, Firstronic has the know-how and capacity to produce components and assemblies for items such as electronic ignition control units for lawn and garden equipment, fuel pump controllers, electronic shifters and seat actuators. Within the next several months Firstronic’s management projects the installation of a total of seven SMT lines and the growth of its workforce to two hundred individuals.
According to company presidet and CEO, John Sammut, “We are very pleased to have secured another major customer for our new operation in Ciudad Juarez. We anticipate ramping up this facility to full volume production within the next few months as we install several additional SMT lines and state-of-the-art electronic assembly equipment. We are very proud of our local management team as they successfully launched Firstronic de Juarez rapidly and positioned our company for continued long-term growth.”
About Firstronic, LLC
Firstronic is a premier specialty provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS), including turnkey electronic assembly and materials management services, to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the electronics industry. Firstronic’s electronic manufacturing services consist primarily of the manufacture of complex printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) using through-hole and surface mount technology (SMT), interconnection technologies including fine-pitch and mixed technology products.
About the Tecma Group of Companies
The Tecma Group of Companies, Inc., headquartered in El Paso, Texas provides services that have enabled firms from a wide range of industries to establish and maintain Mexican manufacturing operations for almost three decades. Under its Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP) companies control and focus on their core, value-added functions, while Tecma tends to their human resource, payroll, accounting, logistics, and other needs that, although important, are not part of the manufacturing process.