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GWT Adds New Equipment

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GWT has purchased a state of the art inline water cleaner system from Aqua Klean Systems�specifically the Typhoon T-15 Water Soluble Inline Cleaner. The addition has helped GWT achieve and maintain higher levels of board cleanliness, while also increasing our throughput and plant efficiency. GWT thanks AKS for this incredible piece of new equipment and their expert installation that saw no downtime whatsoever!

GWT also added a more current wave solder machine� an Electrovert Speedline EPK Gold Wave Solder Machine. This machine will support legacy leaded assemblies still being marketed by our customer base. The vintage 2010 model will definitely provide very reliable service and an upgraded quality of wave solder for many years to come�

GWT Achieves ISO/AS1900 Certification for the 17th Consecutive Year

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GWT has successfully passed its annual 4-day audit with NSF-ISR; and we will be renewing a 3-year term for meeting the rigorous standards of ISO-9001 and AS9100. Please go to the quality certification page for a view of the certifications that take effect May 9, 2016 and carries us all the way through to September 14, 2018. GWT thanks NSF-ISR for their diligence and professionalism!

GWT Attends MD&M West Again in 2016

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For nearly a decade, GWT has participated year-in and year-out at the MD&M West Trade Show, located at the Anaheim Hills Convention Center. GWT takes the unique approach of manning its booth with hands-on professionals like Derek Bannon, our company�s Quality Manager, Mike Kutzle, Purchasing Manager and Russell Rieth, our current President. We were enthusiastically displaying PCBAs and assemblies from our very own customer markets like medical, aerospace and industrial.

GWT Offers Incredibly High Workforce Experience Level

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For a small manufacturing company of approximately 50 employees, Golden West Technology maintains an incredibly high level of accumulated service years� 870 years to be accurate. That�s roughly an average of 17 years per employee. Furthermore, about 70% of our employees have been with the company for over 10 years. We definitely see it as a company asset translating into a very high competence level and noticeable quality performance� something you the customer can tangibly benefit from with good quality products and strong, positive results.

GWT Enhances ROHS2 Compliance Program

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With ROHS2 requirements kicking in for medical customers in Europe this year, Golden West Technology is responding with suitable programs to comply and excel in an ever demanding environment. GWT has one major medical customer already conducting a full product transition and we have the proper procedures and mechanisms in place to comply with a knowledgeable purchasing office, a reliable material certification collection system, and a strong team to address more demanding audit visits to come.