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December 2016 • SMT Magazine 95 5 MC Assembly Rolls Out Lean Workshops in its Three Facilities Staff members of EMS firm MC As- sembly recently underwent "Inci- to Man" Lean En- terprise Simula- tion Workshops presented by the Incito Consult- ing Group. 6 Why Takt Time is Important, and How to Calculate It A common misconcep- tion is that takt time re- lates to the overall build time, i.e., the number of man-hours put in to building a product. It doesn't; it relates to the time span required to build a product from start to finish to ensure the continual flow of finished products needed to satisfy customer demand. 7 Enics Expands Facility in Elva, Estonia Enics' manage- ment has decid- ed to carry out an expansion in the company's facto- ry in Elva, Estonia. The expansion will enlarge the workspace by an additional 3,900 sqm. The to- tal value of the investment during the upcoming years is planned to be over 5 million euros. 8 Kimball Electronics Reports 1Q FY2017 Net Sales of $226M Kimball Electronics Inc. has an- nounced net sales of $226.45 million for its first quarter ended September 30, 2016. Operating income was $12.8 million, and net income increased to $10.12 million. 9 Creation Technologies Launches FDA UDI Compliance Program EMS firm Creation Tech- nologies has announced its milestone achieve- ment of the USA FDA Unique Device Identifi- cation (UDI) Compliance for Class I, Class II and Class III medical device labeling across its global operations. J Cemtrex Enters into Agreement to Acquire Electronics Manufacturer Cemtrex Inc. has entered into an agreement to ac- quire a Silicon Valley-based EMS company focused on the semiconductor industry, as well as OEMs in the medical, industrial, telecommunications industries. for the latest SMT news and information— anywhere, anytime.

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