North American Interconnect (NAI), a Michigan-based manufacturer of connectivity solutions for high performance systems, announced its manufacturing facility in Hermosillo, Sonora (Plant 2) has achieved zero-defect production for one year. The event also signifies a one-year period without customer returns or complaints.
During this period, NAI produced 25,000 fiber optic riser cable assemblies, 200,000 fiber optic jumpers and more than 3 million cable terminations. A total of 2,800 kilometers of fiber optic cable was processed in 840,000 man-hours.
An address to all employees by Ruben Robles, Plant Manager, and Alejandra Flores, Quality Leader, commended employees for their hard work and commitment to quality excellence.
This milestone for NAI was also recognized by several of their customers, including "two leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of wireless infrastructure", said the company in a statement without further detail regarding the companies involved.
NAI employs disciplined quality planning and management and Lean Manufacturing in its operations. Its products are used in the industrial technology, telecom, data and medical industries.