Profile: SigmaTron International Inc (SGMA.A)
8 Oct 2018
SigmaTron International, Inc., incorporated on November 16, 1993, is a provider of electronic manufacturing service (EMS), which includes printed circuit board assemblies (PCBA), and assembled (box-build) electronic products. In connection with the production of assembled products, the Company also provides services to its customers, including automatic and manual assembly and testing of products; material sourcing and procurement; manufacturing and test engineering support, and assistance in obtaining product approval from governmental and other regulatory bodies. The Company provides these manufacturing services through an international network of facilities located in the United States, Mexico, China, Vietnam and Taiwan.
The Company provides manufacturing and assembly services ranging from the assembly of individual components to the assembly and testing of box-build electronic products. The products assembled by the Company are then incorporated into finished products sold in various industries, particularly appliance, consumer electronics, gaming, fitness, industrial electronics, medical/life sciences, semiconductor and telecommunications. It provides a range of electronic and electromechanical manufacturing related outsourcing solutions for its customers. Its technologies and services include manufacturing and testing services, design services, supply chain management, and warehousing and distribution.
Manufacturing and Testing Services
The Company's core business is the assembly and testing of all types of electronic PCBA and incorporating these PCBAs into electronic modules used in all types of devices and products that depend on electronics for their operation. This assembly work utilizes manufacturing and test equipment to deliver products to the Company's customers. It supports new product introduction (NPI). Its assembly services include pin-through-hole (PTH) components, surface mount (SMT) components, including ball grid array (BGA), part-on-part components, conformal coating, parylene coating and others. Its test services include in-circuit, automated optical inspection (AOI), functional, burn-in, hi-pot and boundary scan.
The Company offers design for manufacturing (DFM) and design for test (DFT) review services to help customers for production and testing. In addition, through its Spitfire Control division, the Company offers product design services for a range of industries and applications, including appliance controls.
Supply Chain Management
The Company provides supply chain management for the procurement of components needed to build customers' products. This includes the procurement and management of all types of electronic components and related mechanical parts, such as plastics and metals. The Company's resources supporting this activity are provided both on a plant specific basis, as well as through its international procurement office (IPO) in Taipei, Taiwan. Each of its sites is linked together using the same Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and custom IScore software tools with online visibility for customer access. The Company procures material from manufacturers and distributors of electronic parts.
Warehousing and Distribution
The Company provides in-house and third-party warehousing, shipping and customs brokerage for border crossings as part of its service offering. This includes international shipping, drop shipments to the end customer, as well as support of inventory optimization activities, such as kanban and consignment.
SigmaTron International Inc
2201 Landmeier Rd
ELK GROVE VILLAGE IL 60007