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2018

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

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

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