Optimal Electronics Corporation began as Integrated Engineering Solutions, Inc. in 1996 as a way of delivering industrial optimization solutions to manufacturers. The company performed research and development for its customers in the areas of computer-aided engineering, human factors engineering, and logistics engineering. Early successes included creating software for optimization of the assembly line for connecting rod manufacturing.
The company officially changed its name to Optimal Electronics Corporation in April 1998. Since that time it has exclusively focused research and development efforts to the unique arena of optimization and manufacturing execution systems for the printed circuit board industry.
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Optel is the most comprehensive and powerful software system for managing the PCB manufacturing process. It implements Lean Manufacturing best practices, resulting in increased agility, throughput and quality, while reducing costs and setup times....
Aug 20, 2008 | Ranko Vujosevic, Ph.D. Optimal Electronics Corporation Jose A. Ramirez, Larry Hausman-Cohen, and Srinivasan Venkataraman The University of Texas at Austin Department of Mechanical Engineering Austin, Texas
Kitting is the first step in printed circuit board assembly. It is initiated well in advance of the actual production start to be able to prepare and deliver the kit on time. Kitting involves the gathering of all the parts needed for a particular assembly from the stockroom and issuing the kit to the manufacturing line at the right time and in the right quantity. This paper discusses kitting, describes ways to eliminate waste in different phases of kitting, and illustrates lean kitting using a case study conducted in a major contract manufacturer site....
Jun 25, 2017 | Optimal Electronics Corporation is pleased to announce that the company provides process control and traceability solutions for clean rooms and MEMS sensor assembly. With this, the company has introduced dispense process control and traceability for Nordson ASYMTEK machines.
Jun 13, 2017 | Optimal Electronics Corporation announces mobile Smart Factory solutions for electronics assembly. Customers demand mobile solutions, where a mobile device can manage one or more assembly lines, instead of the traditional way of one PC per machine.
Oct 07, 2008 | Optimal Electronics Corporation announces that ACD, a leading supplier to the electronics industry based in Richardson, Texas, has selected Optel for its lean manufacturing process traceability solution.
Apr 08, 2008 | Optimal Electronics Corporation has been awarded a SMT VISION Award in the category of Process Control Software for its industry-leading OptelTM MES software suite, including its Dynamic Production Scheduling.
Apr 07, 2008 | Optimal Electronics Corporation announces that its industry-leading OptelTM MES software suite, including its Dynamic Production Scheduling, has been awarded a NPI Award in the Software Management category. The award was presented to the company during a Monday, March 31, 2008 ceremony that took place in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas before the start of APEX 2008.
Mar 20, 2008 | Optimal Electronics Corporation will present during the upcoming APEX 2008 trade show and exhibition. This case study on Lean Kitting will be presented under the heading of Business II: Optimizing Your Return.
Feb 29, 2008 | Optimal Electronics Corporation will display its industry leading OptelTM MES software suite, including its award-winning Dynamic Production Scheduling, in booth 2147 at the upcoming APEX 2008 exhibition and conference.
Feb 19, 2008 | Optimal Electronics Corporation has partnered with Test_ing, Tecnologia, Control y Automatizacion Industrial of Chihuhua City, Mexico for sales and support in Mexico.
Dec 19, 2007 | Optimal Electronics Corporation has partnered with Calavista Software, a software development resources and tools company, to further extend its capabilities. The Calavista Software team will be working with the Optimal Electronics development team to further expand and improve the capabilities of the Optel MES (Manufacturing Execution System) software suite.
Dec 05, 2007 | Optimal Electronics Corporation has appointed Technical Resources Corporation (TRC) of Boca Raton, Fla. as its representative for Florida, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.