Automation system

Sanmina has over 20 years automotive electronic manufacturing experience and is fully compliant with all regulatory standards including TS 16949, APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning), PPAP (Product Part Approvals), PFMEA (Process Failure Mode & Effects Analysis), DFMEA (Design Failure Mode & Effects Analysis) and PCN (Part Change Notice). We understand the specific quality requirements of the automotive industry and have incorporated stringent manufacturing and quality procedures based on lean manufacturing, six sigma and zero defect initiatives. Automotive OEMs and Suppliers turn to Sanmina for advice in Functional Safety or Design for Manufacturability. Sanmina actively contributes to relevant industry bodies through chairmanship positions in trade organizations like ZVEI and SAE.

The products below are manufactured on a build-to-print basis by Sanmina for the world’s most recognized Automotive OEMs, their suppliers, aftermarket suppliers and contract design partners.

  • Body Controllers
  • Meter Clusters & Steering Column Electronics
  • Climate Controls & Blower Assemblies
  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
  • Park Assist & Intelligent Sensors
  • LED Lighting Systems
  • Head Units, GPS & Infotainment Systems
  • Electric Vehicle Control Units & Inverters
  • Remote Controls & Toll Tags
  • Communication Controls, Amplifiers & Tuners

End-To-End Services
Sanmina provides the following End – End Services with full automotive regulatory compliance.

  • Design & Automotive Electric Engineering Services
  • Test System Development
  • Supply Chain Design
  • Functional Safety Analysis
  • Product & Process Qualification
  • New Product Introduction
  • Quick Turn Prototypes
  • Component Engineering
  • Reliability & Value Engineering
  • Logistics & Repair Services

Sanmina also has the capability to provide in-house manufacturing for key automobile and vehicle electronics elements such as RF, optical memory components, cable assemblies, PCB, PCBA, sub-assemblies and finished product.

Complex Technology & Manufacturing Automation
The complex technology needed to realize advanced driver assistance systems and the driverless car includes communications, sensors, multimedia and high density electronics.

The stringent requirements of the automotive regulatory environment necessitate strong engineering and validation capability, along with state of the art manufacturing. One example of combining world-class manufacturing techniques such as Lean & Six Sigma Manufacturing together with Poke Yoke approaches is the manufacturing automation shown in the slider module above. This automatic line produces a finished product every 12 seconds with complete process reproducibility and repeatability.

One System World-wide
Sanmina operates a global network of automotive facilities in Europe, North America, Mexico and Asia.

One Sanmina automotive regulatory, supply chain management and ERP system is deployed in all facilities. These systems have been refined over the past 15 years, and provide flexibility for early involvement in design, component selection and manufacture of prototypes close to our customers while giving our customers the same tools and processes in all Sanmina facilities worldwide.