Read the latest press releases about GM Technical Services.

5/1/2001 - GM Technical Services Introduces Its New Web Site, www.gmtechnical.com
IRVINE, Calif. - (May 1, 2001) - GM Technical Services, a leading contract manufacturer for quick-turn prototype assembly has just unveiled its new interactive website. The new URL and easy to use menus are an added bonus to those visiting the site.

Web designer, AnneMarie Ward (www.bizz-net.net) says, "The old site was useful and informative. However, with the new URL of www.gmtechnical.com, frequent updates, easy-to-use menus and video clips make it a dynamic web site that attracts visitors to visit frequently".

 

4/30/2001 - GM Technical Services is Featured in the L.A. Times, Orange County Edition, Business Section
IRVINE, Calif. - (April 30, 2001) - GM Technical Services, a leading contract manufacturer for quick-turn prototype assembly is the featured business in the Business Makeover section of the L.A. Times, Orange County Edition.

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2/2/2001 - GM Technical Services' Capital Investment Strategy Continues With the Purchase of a Technical Devices Dual Wave Solder Machine
IRVINE, Calif. - (February 2, 2001) - GM Technical Services, a leading contract manufacturer for quick-turn prototype assembly has purchased a Nu Era Technical Devices Dual Wave Solder Machine.

This latest round of capital investment has allowed GM Technical Services to expand on its Plated Through-Hole assembly business. With the demand from several customers for P.T.H. production, GM Technical Services has upgraded and improved its P.T.H. assembly process.

 

1/1/2001 - GM Technical Services Expands Its Capital Equipment List With the Purchase of Two Siemens Siplace Pick-and-Place Machines
IRVINE, Calif. - (January 1, 2001) - GM Technical Services, a leading contract manufacturer for quick-turn prototype assembly has purchased two Siemens Siplace Pick-and-Place machines.

This latest investment in capital equipment compliments an existing Siemens Pick-and-Place line consisting of six machines. GM Technical Services President, Gabriel Apostolache says, "With this latest purchase, GM Technical Services has increased production capabilities by 30%. We have now aligned ourselves to provide quick-turn as well as low-mid volume assemblies".

 

12/29/2000 - GM Technical Services Is Selected by CINRAM, Inc. To Produce Its 1X2X Servo Product
IRVINE, Calif. - (December 29, 2000) - GM Technical Services, a leading contract manufacturer for quick-turn prototype assembly has been selected by Indiana based CINRAM Inc. to produce its 1X2X Servo product. This product, which is not sold but used in its own process, allows CINRAM to duplicate videocassettes at twice the speed of conventional VCRs.

 

1/6/2000 - GM Technical Services Improves Its SMT Line With the Purchase of a Waffle Pack Changer
IRVINE, Calif. - (January 6, 2000) - GM Technical Services, a leading contract manufacturer for quick-turn prototype assembly has purchased an automatic waffle pack changer for its Siemens MS-102 line.

This additional investment allows GM Technical Services to place 28 different types of ICs ranging from QFPs to SOICs. Production Manager, Estrela Georgescu says, "This in turn will help GM Technical Services assemble SMT PCBs at a rate of 25% faster than before".

 

2/4/1999 - GM Technical Services Purchases From the Industry Leader in Vision Inspection CRTechnology its RTI 6500 PCB Inspection System
IRVINE, Calif. - (February 4, 1999) - GM Technical Services, a leading contract manufacturer for quick-turn prototype assembly has selected CRTechnology for the purchase of its PCB Inspection System.

With the latest round of capital equipment expense, GM Technical Services will now be able to inspect assembled PCBs by computer for shifted parts, wrong parts, missing parts, damaged parts and wrong polarity. General Manager, Bo Apostolache says, "This will increase productivity speed by approximately 35%. Our OEM partners will benefit most by this. We will be able to continue to ship high quality, defect free final assemblies quicker than ever thought possible".

 

11/17/1999 - GM Technical Services Procures From Heller Industries the X1700 Series Convection Re-Flow Oven
IRVINE, Calif. - (November 17, 1999) - GM Technical Services, a leading contract manufacturer for quick-turn prototype assembly has procured from Heller Industries its X1700 series pure eight zone convection re-flow oven. This is in addition to its ERSA re-flow oven.

V.P. of Operations, Gina Iacob says, "The new X1700 allows for temperature to be recorded and logged with thermocouples, which are connected to the first article board. This feature allows GM Technical Services to accurately profile the PCB so that no components are damaged. Also, the oven has six top and six bottom zones of pure convention heat."

 

9/14/1998 - GM Technical Services Purchases Two Siemens MS-102 Pick-and-Place Machines
IRVINE, Calif. - (September 14, 1998) - GM Technical Services, a leading contract manufacturer for quick-turn prototype assembly has purchased two more Siemens MS-102 Pick-and-Place machines to go along with the existing four machines on its assembly line.

President, Gabriel Apostolache says, "We made this purchase to keep up with the demand of outsourcing we are witnessing from OEMs in the computer sector". This latest capital equipment upgrade will allow GM Technical Services to provide quick-turn (24 hour) assemblies.

 

6/15/1998 - GM Technical Services Chooses OK Industries for its Ball Grid Array Placement System
IRVINE, Calif. - (June 15, 1998) - GM Technical Services, a leading contract manufacturer for quick-turn prototype assembly has chosen OK Industries for its BGA 3000 Micro Oven System.

The equipment not only places Micro BGAs with +-0.001" accuracy but also allows for rework and repair of all BGA packages. President Gabriel Apostolache says, "With the evolution of new BGA technologies, we at GM Technical Services think our OK Industries BGA Placement System is going to allow our OEM partners to design PCBs using BGA component land patterns, thus freeing up space and allowing for greater Design for Manufacturing (DFM)".

 

5/1/1998 - GM Technical Services Introduces www.gmtechserv.com Web Site
IRVINE, Calif. - (May 1, 1998) - GM Technical Services, a leading contract manufacturer for quick-turn prototype assembly introduces its web site. The site, www.gmtechserv.com, received 2500 hits in its first quarter. General Manager, Bo Apostolache says, "We hope that the web site is beneficial to our existing business partners. We also intend for the site to attract potential OEMs to use our services."

 

4/1/1991 - GM Technical Services Incorporates and Begins Assisting OEMs With Their Outsourcing Needs
IRVINE, Calif. - (April 1, 1991) - GM Technical Services opens its doors to OEMs across the nation and around the world. GM Technical Services hopes to be a leader in quick-turn (24 hour) prototype Contract Electronic Manufacturing (CEM).

Founder, Gabriel Apostolache says, "I started up GM Technical with the hopes that I would be able to assist OEMs produce their products faster than current CEMs. I have worked in manufacturing all my life and never plan to change professions. I love my work."

 

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