Hardware Specific Service
Component Engineering Services
Each year, thousands of individual parts and components are retired or become obsolete and as a result, are pulled from inventory globally. We understand the importance of planning and offer complete component obsolescence management and component engineering management services. Microscale keeps customers ahead of retired parts and components by employing one of the industry's best component engineering management services programs. Microscale offers excellent quality component engineering service to clients. Microscale help clients for right selection of components, also provide alternate part/substitute selection to reduce cost & improve quality of a product according to design requirement.
BOM Cleansing & Management
BOM Cleansing is the challenging task of cleansing and validating new BOMs on an outgoing basis. Microscale's BOM Cleansing service provide excellent proposition for those looking to reduce procurement costs and streamline business practices. It includes;
- Create, update and maintain, clean and up-to-date BOM.
- BOM Assessment.
- BOM Management for compliance with environmental regulations and requirements.
Component Data Management
The task of creating and maintaining electronic component information enables a firm to leverage a 'known-good' reference as basis for all transactions, including searching, selecting and facilitating preferred parts management.
The task of validating the content in an existing component data base, to ensure correctness, completeness, currency an appropriate cross-referencing of data; ongoing validation activity of new parts before entry into database also ensures data remains 'clean'.
Component obsolescence Management
Obsolescence management refers to the activities that are undertaken to mitigate the effects of obsolescence. There could be various Reasons for Obsolescence,
- Legislation changes e.g. RoHS.
- The original manufacturer is no longer in business.
- Technology Progress.
- Standardization Changes.
Microscale’s Obsolescence management service includes.
- Evaluate product life cycle at the initial stage.
- Identify high risk components in active products.
- Deliver early warnings by obsolescence monitoring, Obsolescence forecasting.
- Identifying alternative sources.
Component Lifecycle Management
We provide customers with detailed reports providing component lifecycle management recommendations focused on a variety of measurement metrics including product lifecycle stage, sourcing options by part number, material management options for inventory assurance, and design for purchase.
Environmental Regulatory Compliance
Compliance Management for market access and regulatory requirements for product manufacturers is becoming more complex each year. Our services meet specific industry needs and provides continued market access and reduced risk to business. Our services also includes Sourcing, Extracting and consolidating 'restricted' and 'reportable' materials (per JIG formats) for PCB mounted components in line with RoHS/WEE directives; maintaining green compliance data thru periodic updates to exemptions, new/ expanded manufacturer compliance status. Compliance audits of BoMs, collecting Materials Composition Declarations/Certifications from vendors, consolidation, database creation: JED97 category , ROHS compliance category, structured Part Descriptions, MSL, Part Obsolescence Status, Compliant Part Alternatives(if any) etc.
RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) Compliance Services are specifically designed to meet each Client’s individual needs. RoHS Compliance helps Clients in analysing and implementing a compliance strategy, which enables client to face the challenge of bringing about an overall renovation in their approach to sustainable product development and manufacturing. RoHS compliance services includes, Product Environmental Compliance (PEC)
REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals) is the EU regulatory framework for managing chemical substances in Europe. Microscale’s consulting services enable Clients to reduce the costs of achieving compliance across geographies and incorporate efficiently with compliance management system.
Microscale’s REACH compliance services include
- REACH Consulting & Compliance Support
- Data Collection and Reporting
- Data Maintenance