Kimball Electronics has partnered with Stratec Biomedical AG for the production of a broad range of Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBAs) for in-vitro diagnostic equipment. Stratec is a publicly traded company headquartered in Birkenfeld, Germany, which develops and manufactures fully automated analyzer systems for use in medical diagnostics and research.
As a supplier to Stratec, Kimball Electronics provides fully-tested functional modules which are subject to regular quality audits by experienced electronics manufacturing auditors. Stratec production processes conform to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) medical/pharmaceutical legislation and have been inspected by the FDA to allow the final product, which includes the Kimball Electronics PCBAs, to meet meet various high quality standards (e.g. CSA/UL).
This multi-million dollar contract for manufacturing of the over 60 High-Mix, Low-Volume PCBAs is supported at Kimball Electronics – Poland, located in Poznan, Poland. The Kimball Electronics's global manufacturing footprint is important in the support of Stratec's business model, with the Poland facility supplying various Stratec European manufacturing locations.