Strategic investment in pin-through-hole automation

Dynamic EMS, the manufacturing services company, has added a Universal Instruments radial inserter and a Soltec Delta lead-free wave-soldering machine to its existing pin-through-hole automation equipment. This latest investment follows the 2008 purchase of an additional screen
printer and lead-free surface-mount reflow oven, and increases capability as
well as capacity at the company’s 43,000 sq.ft factory in Dunfermline,

High-quality pin-through-hole capabilities are required to build assemblies
such as advanced lighting controllers, industrial controls, automotive
subsystems, power converters and other equipment. The extra equipment adds
to the company’s existing Universal Instruments DIP inserter and
VCD/Sequencer, as well as automatic pin-insertion and lead-cropping
capabilities. Increasing pin-through-hole facilities for customers will
position Dynamic EMS to take advantage of important growth opportunities as
markets emerge from the current world slowdown.

‘This is a targeted investment enabling us to increase the quality,
capability and value we offer our customers, and goes against the current
tendency for companies to shed capacity,’ said Peter Birrell, Operations
Director. ‘Our increased pin-through-hole automation, combined with the
extra SMT capacity we added last year, enables us to increase our service
offerings to our existing and potential new customers and positions us to
grow our share of the opportunities that will emerge.’

Dynamic EMS has a complete portfolio of manufacturing services, including
Design for Manufacture (DFM), New Product Introduction (NPI) services, test
engineering, circuit board assembly and complete product box build. The
company tailors its services to meet customer needs, and is able to deliver
a commercially oriented services such as cost-reduction programmes, as well
as logistics solutions in addition to technical and manufacturing services.