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Fly to Qualitel faster with opening of Paine Field Airport

Commercial flights at Paine Field Airport – a five-minute drive to Qualitel – began in early March and by the end of the month Alaska and United will have 24 departures and arrivals each day. Qualitel and Qualitel Express customers who live in one of the following nine West Coast destinations can save several hours …

Qualitel is Hiring!!

Qualitel is actively recruiting new employees to fill many vacancies from material handling to soldering to testing to process engineering to cost analysis and many more. A $2000 signing bonus is being offered for qualified assembler positions, and a $3000 bonus for Solderers. For critical shop-floor positions – Material Handler, SMT Operator, Conformal Coat Lead, …

What Qualitel is doing about the shortage of electronics components

A shortage of critical electronics components is only getting worse. Qualitel is doing everything it can to protect our customers. The high-reliability electronics contract manufacturer uses advanced purchasing software to maintain a year’s supply of resistors and capacitors, and uses the software to find, assess and purchase them. Without taking these measures, Qualitel would have …

Qualitel Receives Service Excellence Award for Highest Overall Customer Satisfaction

Qualitel is pleased to announce it has been awarded Circuits Assembly’s 2019 Service Excellence Award for highest overall customer service among electronics contract manufacturers with $20 to $100 million in annual sales.  Circuits Assembly is one of the industry’s leading magazines for surface mount and electronics assembly technology.  The award was announced on January 29, …

How Qualitel Washes Away Worries of PCBA Contamination

Precision cleanliness is critical for Qualitel to manufacture high-reliability, complex printed circuit board assemblies that won’t fail under harsh conditions. However, proper cleanliness levels are difficult to achieve for components with solderable areas under them. 3 Flux residues trapped under the body of the component may lead to electrical shorts and/or intermittent operation of equipment. …

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 …