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Wednesday, November 20 Luncheon

Topic: RoHS2 and REACH: What's New That Engineers Need to Know
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OCM Manufacturing Expands Placement Capacity
A newly acquired SIPLACE D4 machine at OCM Manufacturing adds to the contract manufacturer's placement capacity with up to...
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OCM Awards 15 Employees with Service Awards
15 employees awarded for 10 or more years of service.
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Opening the book on 25 years
As seen in Canadian Electronics magazine...
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OCM Celebrates 25 Years in Business
OCM Manufacturing marks a milestone in its business history this week, as the local electronics manufacturing service provider marks its 25th year in operation...
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25th Anniversary Party & Staff Awards

On September 12, OCM Manufacturing celebrated its 25th year in business. We took the opportunity to award 15 of our employees with service awards, including six who have been with us for 10 years or more; seven who've been with us for 15 years or more; and two who have been with us for 20 years or more. 

We were also honoured by a visit from Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Diane Deans, who presented an achievement certificate to us on behalf of the City of Ottawa.

 

Learn What's New in Compliance

R.S.V.P. Required

Our next Ottawa Engineering Mixer will be held on Wednesday, November 20th. Space is limited and this one is sure to be popular, so R.S.V.P. early!

TOPIC: RoHS2 and REACH: What's New That Engineers Need to Know
This presentation will discuss the new RoHS2 and REACH requirements that impact product development, technical documentation, and supply chain management.

GUEST SPEAKER: Walter Jager, Principal Consultant, RoHS Consulting
DATE: Wednesday, November 20 - 11:30am-1:00pm (Lunch Served)

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Contract Manufacturing's Dirty Little Secret

To keep their production floors busy, high-volume contract electronics manufacturers (CEMs) sometimes take on lower-volume customers than their business models can support. But, when business picks up, or when a million-dollar-plus order comes through the door, smaller customers get the shunt.  
 
For 25 years at OCM Manufacturing, we’ve focused our entire business model and operations strategy on contract manufacturing service for low- to mid-volume products only. In the past quarter century, we’ve developed systems and processes to provide exceptional service to low- and mid-volume OEM customers of all kinds. 
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Built to lead: Magna’s mission to be a world-class manufacturer

We recommend this article about how Magna is turning itself into a world-class manufacturer, competitive even with China. Among the gems: "To succeed in the way that [Magna's] Dortec [plant] has, manufacturers need to focus intently on the design of their products, integrate information technology into all aspects of their manufacturing ..."

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IPC's Summary of the Final SEC Rules on Conflict Minerals

On August 22, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted in favor (3-2) of a long-awaited final conflict minerals regulation. The final rule requires publicly traded companies to annually disclose information on the source of conflict minerals contained in their products ... and will rapidly flow through the entire supply chain. 

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25-Year Infographic

In honour of our 25th Anniversary, we created this historical infographic timeline to show the development of our business.

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