MicroSense Selects Segue Manufacturing Services to Leverage the Benefits of Lean Manufacturing and Demand Flow Technology
Microsense outsources contract manufacturing to help reduce fixed costs and capital requirements
February 22, 2010
For Immediate Release
Lowell, Mass., - Segue Manufacturing Services (Segue), a leading New England contract manufacturer, today announced that MicroSense has selected Segue as its primary contract manufacturer to help balance the demands of a cyclical market. Segue’s demand flow and lean approach to manufacturing will help MicroSense not only balance its demands but reduce manufacturing cycle times, working capital and the cash conversion cycle.
By employing Demand Flow Technology throughout its manufacturing system, Segue provides a standardized process and methodology that drives consistent change management and improvement with a proven roadmap and set of mathematically based tools. By taking the initiative to implement these world class manufacturing techniques, Segue has shifted from a forecast driven, push based, MRP approach to a demand-driven strategy. It is well-positioned to help MicroSense manage the changing demands of its customers cost-effectively and on-time.
"Due to the cyclicality of our end markets, we knew we needed to turn to a contract manufacturing partner who could rapidly respond to the nature of our business and to our customers' demands for quick turns of customized products,” said Tom McNabb, President, Microsense. “We chose Segue as our primary contract manufacturing partner knowing their strong reputation for high-quality product, cost-effective manufacturing and their strong balance sheet, all of which are critical to the success of our partnership and our customers.”
"MicroSense is seen as an innovator in its field with a singular focus on precision measurement. By leveraging Segue’s expertise in lean manufacturing and its responsiveness to shifting demands, MicroSense can continue to focus on its core competencies of innovative product design and customization of products and work with its customers to solve their most challenging measurement requirements,” concludes Peter Frasso, President and CEO at Segue Manufacturing Services.
About Segue Manufacturing Services
Segue Manufacturing Services is one of New England's leading contract manufacturers, providing a wide range of services that include Turn-Key Manufacturing, Electro-Mechanical Assembly, Cable Design and Fabrication, Global Sourcing, Machining and Product Engineering. Segue is the prime supplier to some of the region’s most innovate companies in the military, solar, medical, semiconductor and industrial markets. The Company's success is based on its ability to provide high value, cost effective manufacturing solutions from its modern 44,000 square foot manufacturing facility and through leveraging its engineering services and global sourcing capability. For more information about Segue Manufacturing Services, please visit at www.segue-mfg.com.