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Announcing Qualitel Express: A New Rapid-Turn Prototyping Service

Qualitel is excited to announce Qualitel Express, a new division dedicated to rapid-turn prototypes for customers that need reliable electronics manufacturing services. Expanding on a reputation for high-reliability assembly and extraordinary customer service, in Q3 of 2017 Qualitel will be launching Qualitel Express, a quick-turn prototyping service, offering same-day to five-day turnkey and consignment turnaround …

Why ENIG has problems and how ENIG-Premium solves them

This blog explains why there are problems associated with ENIG use and how a new product on the market – ENIG-PremiumTM – solves these problems. Electroless Nickel Immersion Gold (ENIG) is now arguably the most used finish in the PCB industry, however it can have reliability problems such as black pad related failures and brittle …

New eco-friendly ENIG product improves complex PCB reliability

Electroless Nickel Immersion Gold (ENIG) is now arguably the most used finish in the PCB industry, however it can have reliability problems such as black pad related failures and brittle solder joints. Qualitel is collaborating with LiloTree to test ENIG-Premium, a cost-effective, eco-friendly solution to these problems that has been on the market for six …

AUTOTESTCON lives up to billing as premiere test conference

When Gordon Ross attended AUTOTESTCON last week in Anaheim, his “must-do” list was long. Right at the top was to check out JTAG (Joint Test Action Group)/ Boundary Scan hardware and software. “I have already got the test engineering staff involved in a series of JTAG seminars to improve our knowledge and to offer our …

Qualitel’s test department leader attending AUTOTESTCON

Example of Qualitel’s commitment to excellence in test services Gordon Ross will be on the lookout at AUTOTESTCON for the latest technology and information that can enhance Qualitel’s rapidly expanding test development services. Ross’ attendance at AUTOTESTCON – which starts Monday in Anaheim – marks the beginning of the executive’s third year as director of …

Investing in the Future: What the New Qualitel Facility Means For You

Three years ago, Qualitel began preparing for future growth by committing to an available facility a 100 yards away. By the end of March of 2016, build out was finished and Qualitel began moving into our new space! Qualitel now has over 70,000 feet of production and manufacturing space to meet our customers’ needs for …

QUALITEL TO COMPLETE $1M EQUIPMENT ACQUISITION BY END OF 2016

Qualitel continues to enhance its electronics manufacturing services with the recent acquisition of state-of-the-art equipment including the Mycronic My-600 Jet Solder Paster Printer, Electrovert Wave Solder and a Keysight 3070 ICT Test System. Qualitel budgets $1 million per year so we always have the latest, state-of-the-art equipment. Several other pieces of equipment will be purchased …

Put to the Test: Aerospace Electronics

One reason for our strong presence in the aerospace industry is that our comprehensive testing services insure quality and high reliability. While the testing we have provided over the years has been comparable to competitors, 21 months ago we began significant expansion of our test capabilities in response to customer requests. We have five engineers …

The Qualitel Story

Qualitel has come a long way since it was founded in Redmond, Washington in a two-car garage in 1986.  Today, Qualitel just finished expanding into 70,000 feet of production and manufacturing space to meet our customers’ needs for complex electronics manufacturing services. In 1986, soldering was the only service offered and demand was high. The …