NPI Receives Perfect Score in AS9100 Rev. C / ISO 9001: 2008 Re-certification Audit (November 1, 2012)

NPI recently finished their three day AS9100 Rev. C / ISO 9001: 2008 re-certification audit on October 3, 2012 with zero non-conformances issued during the audit.  The key strengths of the NPI quality management system noted by the auditor were the company’s AQMS documentation and traceability records. NPI first received AS9100 certification in January 2010…


NPI Delivers Complex Aerospace Machined Enclosures in 4 Weeks (June 8, 2012)

NPI project manager, Sarie Krant expedited many very complex electroless nickel plated machined parts in 4 weeks.  Traditional aerospace suppliers’ standard lead-time is 12 weeks for this level of expertise.  Sarie also negotiated a 75% reduction in lead-time for installation of form-in-place gaskets and micro managed a difficult suppler to insure an essential molybdenum copper…


Local Defense Company Utilizes NPI’s Test Harness Capabilities (May 4, 2012)

After months of engaging with NPI’s test engineer and procurement team, a local defense company has awarded NPI with an order for custom electrical harnesses.  Working under schedule constraints, the customer tasked NPI with finding alternative components to minimize cost and schedule.  Additionally, NPI also suggested improvements that were incorporated into customer documentation to clarify…


NPI Preferred Vendor for Avionics Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) Stations (April 27, 2012)

In showing its diverse capabilities, NPI’s support to a major Southern California defense contractor’s product test group continues to grow.  NPI’s full turn-key task not only included Printed Wiring Board (PWB) layout design, PWB and component procurement, and PWB assembly, but also mechanical design and fabrication of its mating aluminum panel.  The delivered product included…


NPI Succeeds in Test Services for Space Program (April 13, 2012)

NPI recently delivered 18 boards for space flight with 100% yield for a local space and defense company.  The program utilized many of NPI’s test services from: writing test procedures, performing burn-in, electrical test, static test, clamping circuits test, inductive voltage clamp test, Hipot / DWV (dielectric withstanding voltage) test and visual inspection. NPI produced photos…