Presentation on theme: "Our clients are considered industry leaders themselves."— Presentation transcript:
1Our clients are considered industry leaders themselves. A Committed Supplier to OEM Customers with Critical Electronic Systems for over 50 Years, and counting…Strong relationships with our clients and vendors are Northlake’s most valuable assets.Our clients are considered industry leaders themselves.Northlake is, and will continue to remain, a committed supplier to all our customers.
2Exceeding Your Current Expectations A One-Stop Shop for Customer Support:Quality, Consistency, EngineeringExcellence, Cost Containment,and Manufacturing EfficiencyExperts in medical, instrumentation, aviation, and electric power industriesQuality and dependability for over 50 yearsFinancially secure, long-term stability, and continued growthTrusted strategic alliances in North America, Mexico and China for flexibility, reliability, and cost-containmentManufacturing flexibility for any level (component, board, and/or product)ISO 9001:2008 with in-house Standards & Certification (Registration) servicesGlobal Purchasing capabilities for cost-reductions and reliable sourcing
3A Strong Future for Our Clients is Built from Our Successful Past Proven Quality, Efficiency, and Cost-ReductionsBroad range of capabilitiesOur quality products are integral to medical devicesDemanding applications require stellar componentsFollowing client specifications or providing engineering solutionsGlobal relationships in Mexico and China allow cost reductionsValue Engineering to ensure ongoing cost reductions
450 Years of Progress & Continual Achievements History of Northlake Engineering, Inc.Central Transformer Company, Chicago, Illinois, USARelocates to Antioch, IL; changes name to Northlake EngineeringWilliam A. Hardt acquires company and expands operationFully integrated MRP manufacturing control system implementedAcquisition, expansion, and a move to Bristol, Wisconsin, USACommenced offshore manufacturingMeeting new demands for PDU and Power Supplies in high-tech marketplacesISO 9002 CertificationISO 9001:2000 CertificationMajor upgrade of the Computer infrastructure with increased production area functionality2010 and beyond - continue to develop and grow a wide range of value-added capabilitiesFuture AdvancementsA profound respect for the past, and a clear vision for the future.A sincere commitment to meet customer needs and cost reduction.A continued focus on customers, products, market requirements, and continuous improvement2010
5Quality Policy Statement The entire Northlake Engineering organization is committed to providing our customers with value satisfaction in the quality and reliability of our products and the services that we offer. Northlake’s quality focus is directed at meeting our customers total requirements including legal and regulatory, plus the continual improvement of our quality management system. This Quality Policy provides the framework that supports the periodic review of our quality objectives, their continued relevance, and the establishment of new or modified objectives.William A. HardtPresident
6Trusted Single-Source Flexibility One vendor to support multiple projectsExperience in setting up and controlling projectsValue added, sub-assembly, and power supply capabilitiesProject teams with highly skilled personnel in every department:Degreed electrical (all with a BS or MS in EE) EngineersPurchasing Management each with a minimum of 20 years of foreign & domestic procurement experienceCAE and CAD design toolsStandards & Certifications Department experienced in worldwide requirementsKnowledgeable experience in agency submittals and relevant testing agencies including CEDesign frequency range up to the megahertz levelsDesign power range to 100KVADesign experience with switch-mode topologiesProven high level knowledge base with power supplies & magnetics
7Strategic Alliances and Global Partners Cost-effective manufacturing optionsA company with an international customer base shipping product to Ireland, Germany, Malaysia, England, Israel, Mexico, Kuwait, Puerto Rico, France & CanadaMember of U.S. China Chamber of CommerceOur capabilities and those of our global partners are limitlessCentrally located to serve North America - and beyondConveniently located with major transportation hubs nearbyWithin 2 hours of the major raw materialsuppliers required for transformermanufacturingLocated within 1 hour of Underwriters Laboratories and other International Certification (Registration) Test LabsEvery product begins and ends at our facility in Bristol, Wisconsin, USA
8Strong Internal Support to Meet Customer Needs Lead Product Coordinators with an Integrated Team ApproachWell-planned approach ensures highest qualityIncludes design engineer to hands-on assemblerEvery team member understands your project specificationsDedicated PeopleAverage tenure of employees is over 15 yearsCommitted to customer satisfactionTake pride in their work“Can do" attitude in all employeesRelationships built on honesty and integrity
9Manufacturing Quality, Efficiency, and Proven Expertise Large Manufacturing and Support Facility in Bristol, Wisconsin, USAFacility size: 30,000 square-feet (2,800 Square-meters)Firmly committed to expansion and facility upgradeState-of-the-art technologyDesign Versatility and Manufacturing FlexibilityDesign versatility can save you time and moneyManufacturing flexibility for short- and long-run jobsOn-time delivery and virtually no manufacturing restrictionsWork-Cell Production MethodCross-training is key to efficient production methodSkilled assemblers use team problem solvingResults in greater manufacturing efficiencyExperienced PersonnelCommitted to customer service and satisfactionManagement through support staff takes team approachHighly skilled engineers customize products to meet your needs
10Commitment to Providing Flexible, Efficient Technical Solutions Custom MagneticsMiniaturization (HF designs up to the MHz range)Phase manipulation (i.e. Scott T designs)Planar technologySurface mount technologyLow profile designs (i.e. planar, toroidal, 2 coil etc.)Switch-mode magneticsSingle and three phaseHigh voltage pulse and high frequency pulseAudible and electrical noise reduction and containmentIn-house agency certification program
11Value-Added Manufacturing & Technical Expertise Complete Power Supplies & AssembliesFinal Product AssemblyPower Distribution UnitsPower SuppliesPower ConditionersSub-AssembliesAgency Certification
12Focusing on Quality & Consistency ISO 9001:2008 CertificationQuality and consistency have always been priorities at Northlake Engineering. Our commitment to these priorities is reflected by our ISO 9001:2008 certification. This certification assures consistency in manufacturing so that you receive the same quality-made part every time.
13Maintaining High Level Standards, Long-Term Adaptability & Industry Strength Continuous process improvement and equipment investmentAddition to production capacity and capabilityExpansion of our global supplier relationshipsImprove price points, maintain lowest cost/highest qualityIncrease product offerings and Engineering expertiseCommitment to the environment (ISO 14001, RoHS, etc.)Continuous Quality improvement2010
14Custom Engineering & Value-Added Services At Northlake, we customize every solution with acustomer service and engineering support teamthat reviews your requirements and designs themost appropriate,most cost- effectivecomponent fordomestic andoffshoreproduction.Whether your end product weighs an ounce or1,000 pounds, it carries the same weight with us.
15Our Key To Cost Minimization: Early Involvement in the Design Process Providing the opportunity to evaluate design optionsEnabling design for low cost production based on:Materials and manufacturing efficienciesUse of materials available to offshore manufacturingAllowing for design of both domestic and offshore productioncreating back up in the supply chain
16Northlake’s Commitment to Customers To help Customers remain competitive through a company with leadership in magnetic and power supply related products and strength as a sole-source supplier for:ManufacturingEngineering DesignStandards CertificationCost ReductionGlobal ProcurementShipments to support JIT requirementsQuality Control (ISO 9001:2008 Certified)Resulting in savings oftime and moneyforOur Customers