Profile: SMTC Corp (SMTX.OQ)
13 Sep 2019
SMTC Corporation (SMTC), incorporated on July 31, 1998, is a provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS). The Company's manufacturing services include product design and sustaining engineering services, printed circuit board assembly (PCBA), production, enclosure fabrication, systems integration and testing services, configuration to order (CTO), build to order (BTO) and direct order fulfillment (DOF). The Company's geographic segments include the United States, Mexico and China. SMTC offers integrated contract manufacturing services to global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and technology companies primarily within the industrial, networking and computing, communications and medical market sectors.
SMTC offers approximately three vertically integrated manufacturing streams, such as enclosures and precision metal fabrication products, PCBA products and larger-scale systems. For each of these streams, SMTC provides a range of manufacturing services, from assembly, test, integration and box-build through to system level test, configure-to-order and end customer order fulfillment. Its integrated manufacturing services include PCBA Services; System-Level Integration, Box-Build and Test; Enclosures and Precision Metal Fabrication; Custom Interconnect; Engineering Services; Global Procurement and Supply Chain Network, and Management Methods and Tools.
The Company provides product assembly and system level integration and test services combined with manufacturing equipment and processes. PCBA Services allow SMTC to support low, medium and high mix and volume manufacturing requirement, as well as deliver a final product directly to the end customer.
System-Level Integration, Box-Build and Test
The Company's system and subsystem assembly services involve combining a range of subassemblies, including PCBAs, cables and harnesses, battery boxes and connector blocks, power supplies, backplanes and thermal controls. The Company's test encompasses an array of technologies in system-level products, including high-speed digital, radio frequency, precision analog, power, thermal and optical. It provides electrical and mechanical testing for cables, harnesses, PCBAs, subassemblies and systems to meet its customers' requirements and specifications.
Enclosures and Precision Metal Fabrication
SMTC uses grade sheet steel, stainless steel and aluminum. The Company's equipment and processes enable SMTC to produce medium to complex product enclosures and metal parts.
The Company engages in the design, development and manufacturing of interconnect assemblies. These assemblies include optical and electrical cable, and harness assemblies.
The Company provides services across the entire product life cycle, including product design. The Company provides product design through its partner, prototyping, qualification testing and sustaining engineering through product end of life.
Global Procurement and Supply Chain Network
Global Procurement includes outsourcing based on market conditions and demand management criteria established with the customer. SMTC's supply chain management team is responsible for all aspects of the Company's supply network.
Management Methods and Tools
SMTC has a Web-based system, through which it can communicate, collaborate and plan throughout the entire supply chain in real-time with its customers and suppliers. SMTC employs quality assurance systems and manufacturing process planning.
The Company competes with Celestica Inc., Flextronics International Ltd., Jabil Circuit, Inc., Sanmina, Inc., Benchmark Electronics Inc., Plexus Corp., Sparton, IEC, Sigmatron and Key Tronic Corp.
7050 Woodbine Ave Suite 300
MARKHAM ON L3R 4G8