In a significant move in the company's continuing initiative to convert the business to a world class manufacturing organization, Douglas Electrical Components, Inc. (DECo) today announced that it has finalized contracts to move its operations in entirety to a new facility currently being constructed in Randolph, New Jersey. The new facility will more than double the company's overall space, and more than triple the available manufacturing floor space. With the addition of the new key operations management personnel announced in February, the company is now positioned to open the new facility with several key quality system registrations in place and with a lean manufacturing philosophy fully implemented. It is expected that the new facility will begin operations in the 4th quarter of 2007.
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.