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Why don't we outsource. Here's why.

I was recently discussing our manufacturing process with a customer, and he asked why we don’t outsource any aspect of our assembly or testing. The conversation highlighted an interesting trend in the industry generally – it is reasonably common for manufacturers to outsource in the name of streamlining processes and delivering to faster timescales.

I’ve always believed very strongly in Daco’s keep-it-simple, one-stop-shop approach – we engineer, assemble and test in house. And this is one of the reasons why we are the fastest hand controller company. 

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Class 3: The only suitable manufacturing standard for hand controllers

Military hand controllers must deliver years of active service in the most demanding environments.  To achieve this level of reliability the manufacturing process must adhere to the most stringent quality criteria.

The IPC, the global industry association for electronics industries, has developed a set of standards for soldered electrical and electronic assembly. Called the IPC J-STD-001, it is the preeminent authority for electronics assembly manufacturing worldwide. It is therefore an important standard for military equipment.

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Can’t find our product catalogue? Here’s why

‘Why don’t you have a product catalogue?’ is a question that has been posed by our customers on more than one occasion in recent weeks.

It’s a valid query, why don’t we have such a comprehensive document to hand? It’s not because we’ve deliberately steered away from having one, it’s because it’s simply not physically possible to produce such a vast document. This is due to the fact that the list of possible product variations we provide is immense and rapidly growing by the day. 

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