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2019

Joining an industry association

Thanks to working for my dad’s EMS business during my high school summers, I used to attend SMTA’s monthly chapter meetings. At the time, all I knew was that I liked the lunch they served. Fast forward to today: I own a business that launched at SMTA International Expo in 2015. This week marks.

Continuous Improvement, smta, industry, association

Insurance and EMS, there's a similar story

Contract manufacturers have a unique challenge: we are expected to provide a fixed fee bid on building a product, even though we might not have any prior experience with building it.

It’s possible that the price you charge turns out to be favorable, and the product is very simple to build. But.

EMS, insurance

5 Things I learned in 5 Years of CalcuQuote

Everyone has their own version of how major life events occurred. When someone asks me and my wife how long we've been together, we never answer the sameDo you start from when we first met, when we started dating, when we got married? I have the same reaction when answering the question of "How.

customer success, product development, Lean, partnership, customer feedback, startup, anniversary

7 Ways to Improve Your Cost Model

The best place to start when discussing ways to improve your cost model is  establishing a definition of what is a cost model in the context of the EMS industry. A Dictionary definition of a cost model is that "a cost model is a mathematical algorithm or equation for estimating costs of a.

Webinar, Labor, Cost Modeling, EMS, Process Improvement

2018

CalcuQuote Partners with Aegis Software

Dallas, TX - CalcuQuote, a comprehensive Request For Quotation (RFQ) Management System designed for the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry and Aegis Software, a global provider of Manufacturing Execution Software (MES), have partnered to provide an integrated solution. This.

PCBA, press release, product development, partner, Lean, Lean Services, announcement, Aegis

CalcuQuote to Exhibit at SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum

Premier EMS Quoting Software, New business process tools, and Professional support services

Dallas, TX – For the third consecutive year, CalcuQuote, a provider of software solutions, business process enablement tools, and professional services to the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS).

press release, smta, announcement, trade show

Sneak Peek into CalcuQuote's Product Team

Since we started CalcuQuote, we've been doing at least monthly releases packed with new features. Here's a peek at how our product team continues to "wow" with the speed and efficiency of incorporating customer feedback into new releases:

Software, customer success, product development, value, agile

Lean Data - Applying Lean Manufacturing to Services Processes and Data Flow

In February's webinar presentation of "Scratching the Surface Mount," CalcuQuote President, Chintan Sutaria, discusses how Lean can apply to Services processes. 

Webinar, PCBA, Process Improvement, PCB Assembly, Lean, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Services, Kaizen, 5S

CalcuQuote and Sager Partner Up on Real-time Inventory Integration

Dallas, TX – CalcuQuote, a software company serving the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry, announces today their partnership with Sager Electronics to automate the bill of material (BOM) costing process.

EMS, Quoting, APIs, Purchasing, press, release, Supply Chain, product development, sager, partner

How is CalcuQuote's customer support so good?

One of our greatest strengths as a company is our ability to delight customers. On a daily basis, customers go out of their way to pay us a compliment on how pleasantly surprised they are by our customer service. Here's a peek at the strategy which has enabled our customer support success.

EMS, differentiation, competition, quotes, Strategy, Continuous Improvement, support, customer support, customer success