In response to the increasing demand for its products, Douglas Electrical Components, Inc. (DECo) announced today that it has developed plans for a dramatic expansion of its manufacturing facilities with an eye towards the utilization of lean manufacturing techniques. It is anticipated that new facilities will incorporate an enhanced quality system that will be compliant with various quality system standards, including NQA-1 and TS-16959, so as to provide DECo's broad array of customers even higher levels of product quality and service. It is expected that with this expansion, DECo will make significant and meaningful additions to the management team.
Douglas Electrical Components is an ISO 9001 registered manufacturer of electrical feedthroughs, fiber optic feedthroughs, hermetically sealed connectors and cables, explosion proof wire assemblies and turn-key subassemblies for semiconductor manufacturing equipment. Major markets include automotive, power distribution and transmission, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, space simulation chambers, military/aerospace, air conditioning and refrigeration compressors, x-ray and medical equipment, and instrumentation and control systems. Over 65% of DECo's products are shipped on a just-in-time basis to demanding customers throughout the world.