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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

Parting (with chat support) is Such Sweet Sorrow

In case you hadn't heard, CalcuQuote's support is really awesome. A lot of you have gotten to use the many channels of support we offer: instant chat, email, ticketing, phone, smoke signal, etc.

As CalcuQuote's adoption grows and with it, our user base, it's time we make a change. Effective at the.

Quoting, customer discovery, PCB Assembly, BOM Scrubbing, support, customer support, customer success

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

2017

Excel Tricks for Messy BOMs

For November's episode of  "Scratching the Surface Mount" webinar series, CalcuQuote President, Chintan Sutaria, goes through how Excel formulas and other functions (i.e., substitution formula, vlookup, copy/paste, sorts/filters, etc.)  can be used to clean up the formatting of a messy BOM.

Formulas, Excel, EMS, BOM, quotes, PCB Assembly, Messy BOM, BOM Scrubbing, VLOOKUP, Text to Columns

Labor Quoting in EMS - Methods and Formulas

In this presentation of  "Scratching the Surface Mount" webinar series, Chintan Sutaria reviews 5 methods of Labor Estimation used by the Electronics Contract Manufacturing industry and provides an introductory explanation for utilizing a learning curve for efficiency calculations.

Labor, EMS, Quoting, quotes, RFQ Process, PCB Assembly, Labor Cost, Estimation, Routing

8 Ways to Improve Your RFQ Process

Chintan Sutaria and David Paschall continue their monthly "Scratching the Surface Mount" webinar series to discuss 8 ways to improve the RFQ process.

EMS, quotes, RFQ Process, Process Improvement, PCB Assembly, Continuous Improvement