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Quality Assurance / Quality Control


Quality Process

Through strict documentation and procedures, Eastek maintains a formalized control process that ensures the quality of every product through every step of the process. We apply our formalized quality process to all our services.

In explaining our quality system into three distinct processes applicable to different parts of our operations, we can ensure that redundancies in quality assurance will ensure defect-free products. Each process is fully documented, standardized, and frequently reviewed for effectiveness, conformance, and improvement opportunities.

Incoming Quality Control (IQC) It is the job of the IQC process to control suppliers, verify incoming materials, and handle quality problems before assembly starts.

Specific tasks of IQC include:

  • Perform approved vendor list check
  • Evaluate supplier quality records
  • Perform sampling and inspection of incoming materials
  • Monitor Quality Control of inspected properties and alert engineering staff of deviations
  • Continuous enhancement of the IQC process

In-Process Quality Control (IPQC) Our IPQC process controls the assembly and testing process, to both decrease the occurrence of defects, and to document how occurred defects should be handled.

Specific tasks of IPQC include:

  • Perform inspections on assembled and in-process materials according to IPC-A-610 and customer standards
  • Conduct inspections in assembly processes
  • Ensure the conformance of process setup
  • Utilize statistical control techniques and watch for significant deviations
  • Perform in-process audits to ensure processes are up to standard, and to identify factors needing improvement

Outgoing Quality Assurance(OQA) Our OQA is the last process before products ship to customers, and hence is important to ensure our shipment is defect-free. Numerous redundancies with IQC and IPQC is performed here to ensure the validity of previous processes.

Specific tasks of OQA include:

  • Perform visual and functional inspection
  • Apply sampling-based or 100% inspection
  • Conduct reliability testing
  • Submit failure analysis reports and alert engineering staff

Eastek Quality Control

  • Personal visits to suppliers to ensure quality standards
  • On-site to ensure parts meet quality standards in-house manufacturing processes control
    • Visit our reliable network of suppliers
    • On-site inspection of raw materials to RoHS
  • Internal audits monitor facilities
  • All requirements specified in writing
  • Any changes made through secure approval process
    • Engineering Change Order process provides documentation to track changes

Eastek Credential and Capabilities

  • U.S. and China manufacturing
  • ISO9001:2008 Certification
  • ISO13485 Certification
  • FDA QSR Medical Device Compliance
  • TS16949 Product Certification
  • RoHS – Compliant Manufacturing Processes
  • Oracle 11iERP System
  • OHSAS18001 Certification
  • Green Initiatives and ISO14001 Certification
  • Expertise in Meeting UL/CE Requirements

Eastek Access Gives you Quality Control

Key clients have utilized Eastek Access, our low-risk, efficient, cost-effective solution to establishing a company-owned manufacturing program in China.

Eastek Access provides a “factory within a factory,” which enables our customers to set up their own operation in less than six months – all within our manufacturing facility in southern China. The customer then manages this operation within the Eastek campus, laying the groundwork to create it’s own independent manufacturing base in China. This service helps ensure that the products produced in China, under your direction, are of the highest quality by using Eastek’s quality systems and manufacturing investments.

“As a U.S. based company doing business in lower cost countries, we can provide the best of both worlds to our customers: low price and exceptional quality control. Our customers appreciate our demonstrated success at protecting their Intellectual Property and know this is backed by contracts governed by US law.”

– Joe Rocco – President & CEO, Eastek International

 

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