ACR Electronics strengthen in-house production capabilities

ACR Electronics, Inc. has announced it has upgraded its manufacturing facilities to strengthen and safeguard its manufacturing capabilities for future years, the company said.

The marine, outdoor and aviation safety and survival specialist has announced significant investment in a new Surface Mount Technology (SMT) line at its Florida headquarters. The integration of the latest circuit board production and inspection equipment ensures that ACR Electronics can maintain precise and superior quality control, efficient process management, rapid response to market and customer demand, and design products using the latest technology without the need to rely on any third-party manufacturers.

The new SMT line at ACR Electronics consists of specially selected equipment, including Surface Mount i-Pulse M20 with new Multi-Conveyor System to provide the highest large board handling capability and high feeder capacity, plus Solder Paste Printer YCP10 and high-end Optical Inspection System YSi-V for advanced Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) of the circuit boards.

Recognized as one of the highest-performing manufacturers in the state as a winner at the 2018 Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Awards, Broward County-based ACR Electronics is certified to worldwide AS9100 D and ISO-9001:2008 standards. Its extensive in-house manufacturing, development and testing capabilities include: 3D Modeling, Finite Element Analysis, PCB and PCA design, EMI problem solving in RF design, custom battery pack and remote switch design and conformal coating of circuit boards.

ACR Electronics, Inc. designs and manufactures a complete line of safety and survival products for the brands ACR, ARTEX, Skytrac, Flight Data Systems, Ocean Signal, United Moulders (UML), and NAL Research.