Electronics News

  • Ever Changing State of Design – Design for Availability
    Design for Manufacture has taken on a whole new direction. Keeping up with how the industry is changing and what you can do about it. […]
  • Students, Manufacturers Meet To Fill Connecticut Aerospace Jobs
    What a great day yesterday! The morning spent educating high school students on careers in manufacturing and the afternoon chatting with Aerospace professionals. […]
  • New England Expo and & Tech Forum – Worcester MA
    Local Expos and Tech Forums have become one of the great benefits of SMTA's local chapters. Attendees get valuable technical info, meet leading suppliers […]
  • Soldering 101 at Altek
    Employees eager to learn new skills, adding to their qualifications. Way to go Stephen, Valerie, Ted, and Maria! […]
  • SMTA-CT Tech Session: Tour of Altek Electronics Inc. & presentation of LEAN initiatives
    Attendees will see examples on both the manufacturing floor as well as administrative functions where teams are improving safety and efficiency through formal workplace organization […]
  • 5th District candidate Glassman’s Torrington visit focuses on job creation
    TORRINGTON — Made in Connecticut was the theme on Wednesday when 5th District Democratic candidate Mary Glassman toured Altek Electronics Inc. at 89 Commercial Blvd. […]
  • Altek Electronics Partners with ERSA to Continue Providing Customers with Quality Products On-Time and Cost Effectively
    A veteran-owned small business privately held by three family members (Stephan Altschuler, David Altschuler, and Sabrina Altschuler Beck), Altek Electronics, Inc. manufacturers printed circuit board assemblies and box builds for many industries including medical, military, industrial and telecommunications. […]
  • Electronics Firm Builds Relationships While Assembling Boards
    When Altek Electronics Inc. CEO David Altschuler talks about understanding the company's customers, he means he visits the customer's plant once a week, walks through security wearing the badge they gave him 18 years ago, and he talks to various people in the receiving department, production, engineering, and supply chain about what they need and how Altek is performing. […]
  • Altek’s Manufacturing Equipment
    The latest and greatest equipment along with the people who are passionate about what they can do for you. […]
  • Altek Electronics has recently made an investment in a Mirtec MV-6 Omni 3D AOI
    This investment aids in our goal of continuously improving and staying at the leading edge of available technologies in the field of electronic assembly. We believe this gives our customers best in class value on products and services. […]
  • A Friendlier Cup ‘o Joe
    Altek employees consumed 13,000 K-Cups of coffee last year. After learning about the negative impact plastic K-Cups have on the environment, Altek managers worked to find a greener solution. We switched to biodegradable coffee pods, which are more environmentally friendly and cost less, saving over $3,000 per year. […]
  • New Cleaning Technology Gets into Tight Spaces
    In May 2017 Altek made an advancement in PCB cleaning, rinsing, and drying that’s similar to switching from just brushing the surface of your teeth to brushing and flossing in between the tight spaces of the teeth. […]
  • Altek is pleased to announce the following staffing changes for 2017:
    David Altschuler was recently promoted to the position of CEO and will be leading many initiatives to maintain our strength in LEAN, quality and on-time delivery. David started his career at Altek in 1992 and has held several key positions including leading administration, IT, materials, and customer service. In 2003 David was promoted to the position of Vice President of Finance and Administration. David played a key role in facilitating the company’s move to our current location, and he’s been managing one of our largest customers for nearly two decades. […]