ACD, a leading supplier to the electronics industry, appointed Jerry Cupples to Process Manager, effective August 1, 2011.
As Process Manager, Jerry will oversee all processes related to hand and mechanical assembly at ACD’s manufacturing facility in Richardson, TX. In this position, he will assist with new equipment reviews, justification and installation.
“Jerry brings both commercial and military experience to ACD, allowing us to expand the capability gap even further between us and our competitors. Last year we received our 13485 certification; this year we look forward to obtaining our AS9100 certification,” commented W. Scott Fillebrown, President & CEO.
Cupples has more than 20 years of experience in the industry in various roles as a manufacturing manager/engineer, providing technical support and management of electronics production activities. He joins ACD from Raytheon Company, where he worked for the past five years supervising direct employees in circuit board assembly and test areas with wide ranging duties to staff and organize production teams. Jerry holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology from the University of Memphis in Tennessee.
Founded in 1984, ACD’s services comprise complete board layout services, ATE engineering services, DFM/DFA capability, printed circuit fabrication, component procurement, SMT and thru-hole mixed technology assembly, box build, rework, X-Ray, flying probe and functional test, and development.