The Mario Effect Creates Lectronics Buzz

Christi Beck-Levicki Press

Originally published in SMTToday magazine. A quick google search of “pcb assembly” gives 949,000 results. It’s an oversaturated market with most players offering similar services and capabilities. Each contract manufacturer (CM) is vying to stand out in this competitive landscape. Ironically, most of the messaging from these CM’s looks the same. In order to even show up in pertinent web …

Mario Sciberras

Saline Lectronics Lean Program by Mario Sciberras, President

Christi Beck-Levicki Press

Earlier this year (February), early-stage plans were released to implement a new lean program factory-wide at Saline Lectronics. Upon attending the IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego, CA,  feedback from industry colleagues indicated surprise at an electronics contract manufacturer implementing a lean system. They even questioned whether a contract manufacturer could be capable of implementing a lean manufacturing approach while …