Associated Solutions, Inc.

"Solid Solutions Built on Relationships"

Est.2000, Associated Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is a manufacturer’s representative firm providing world-class suppliers for electronic manufacturing services (EMS).

These suppliers incorporate contract manufacturers, high technology printed circuit boards, mechanical enclosures and related engineering design services for technology driven OEM's in Northern California.

We provide extensive experience and knowledge of technical OEM products from concept design, prototyping, production and end of life product cycles. Incorporating global material strategies, design and test philosophies, as well as strategic fulfillment and repair services.

OEM Markets

Networking • Storage • Telecommunications • Capital Equipment • Test and Measurement Equipment • Video / Broadcast Equipment • Medical Instrumentation • Defense / Aerospace • Robotics • IOT • RF • Life Sciences

Business Advantage

ASI provides a thorough understanding of technologies and services, combined with management of dynamic relationships between a supplier and OEM engagement. Too often relationships break down between suppliers and OEM's because of failing communications and misaligned expectations.

Through a consultative approach, we provide an in depth business and technology profile for every opportunity. We only align supplier’s core competence to match an OEM's technological and business requirements.

We provide a valuable platform to monitor performance and supply tactical assistance to keep complex projects on time and executing to plan for both OEM's and strategic suppliers.

Critical delivery dates and demanding schedules are part of everyday business for ASI customers and all of our suppliers.

Design & Engineering

ASI design engineering companies have been at the forefront of cutting edge designs for over 20yrs providing specialty services for end-to-end R&D product development, incorporating state-of the-art product realization practices.

Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical Board Design, Chip Design, Board Layout Design, ODM and JDM models. Depending on the specific requirements we can supply full turnkey Design expertise.

USA Contract Manufacturing

ASI is proud to represent best in class USA contract manufacturing with unprecedented quality, world class service and always a sense of urgency.

Stand-alone services provided are DFM/X • PCBA • AXI/AOI/ICT/Flying Probe • Rework Projects/BGA/Large/Small.

Supply Chain, Logistics, System Build, Functional Testing along with RMA and Depot Repair Services make a one stop shop for domestic manufacturing.

AS 9100C / ISO 9001:2008 • ISO 13485: 2003 • ITAR Registered • JSTD 001, IPC 610 & 7711 Certified • Aerospace Flight Certified.

Offshore Contract Manufacturing

When offshore contract manufacturing is a requirement, ASI has a long standing relationship with a world class contract manufacturing partner based out of Asia. We can provide expertise, consulting and tactical support needed to successfully migrate products to foreign regions. With locations in Singapore, Indonesia and China, this company is very well financed with large cash reserves giving the capability to take on large-scale projects. They have been in business since 1971 and are on the Main Board of the Singapore exchange. Especially strong in human Interface, Haptic Technology, Single Board Computer and Hand Held Rugged technology solutions.

ISO 9001:2008 • ISO 14001:2004 • BS OHSAS 18001:2007 • ISO/TS 16949:2002 • EN ISO 13485:2003.

USA Printed Circuit Boards

ASI proudly represents a USA printed circuit board manufacturing company. Building quality boards since 1968, they are an advanced technology provider, privately held company, profitable – zero debt. Operations are 100,000 sq feet under one roof, low employee turnover, environmental stewards in step with global needs, Class 3 MFG standards. Located in a low cost region of the USA. Quick turn capabilities with full production, cost competitive.

Nadcap • AS9100:2009 • ISO9001:2008 • MIL-PRF-31032 • MIL-PRF-55110 • ITAR Registered • Cage Code Certification.

Offshore Printed Circuit Boards

ASI works with an experienced PCB sourcing team to identify the right factory for the right technology in China.

Flex/Rigid - Flex • HDI capabilities.

The team excels in every aspect of PCB sourcing and related operations.

  • • Factory Evaluation/ Approval
  • • Front-End DFM Analysis
  • • PCB Sourcing & Negotiation
  • • In Process Expediting
  • • Final Inspection
  • • Quality Program Development
  • • Supplier Corrective Action
  • • Chinese & English speaking staff

Enclosures and Mechanicals – USA and China Sourcing

ASI provides best in class Domestic and China sourcing for:

Sheet Metal • Cables • Harnesses • Plastic Molding • Casting • Machining • Membrane Switches • Extrusions • Heat Sinks • CNC Machining • Plastic Injection Molding • Plastic Blow Molding

Through a consultative approach, we have an advanced and mature sourcing platform to provide custom supply chain solutions along with full freight and professional services.

Our hybrid China and USA sourcing models are tailored to match individual customer requirements, low/high mix, low/high volume and prototype.

Our team provides full customer service including purchasing, program management, ocean freight, air freight and customs clearance service. 

ASI and our partners have been providing these service solutions to the time zone, language and culture for over 10 years.

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