Quality In Every Delivery

Quality First.  Connections That Last.

Services We Provide

Assembly / Box Builds

Cable Assembly

Plastic Molding

Rework & Fulfillment

We Provide Timely Work So You Can Focus On Other Areas Of Your Business

Q&D is an ISO 9001:2015 certified, ITAR compliant contract manufacturer.

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Assembly / Box Builds

Since 2008 we have partnered with local manufacturing companies to provide Contract Electrical/Mechanical Assembly & Box Builds. We specialize in low/medium volume assembly of products used worldwide in, aviation, industrial and consumer applications. High production efficiencies coupled with stringent quality control obtained by our expertise in lean manufacturing can prove to be cost effective.

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Experts

Q&D has a team of experienced manufacturing experts to provide you with a local and reliable partner. Help bring manufacturing back to the USA. Working with off-shore assembly companies can often lead to a less than satisfactory experience.

Off-Shore Drawbacks
  • Language and cultural differences can be frustrating
  • Implementing engineering changes can be troublesome often requiring expensive overseas visits by key personnel
  • Quality control may not meet your standards
  • Intellectual property and trade secrets will be at risk
  • Sudden and unexpected shifts in monetary systems can make budgeting uncertain and can seriously eat into profits.
  • Political instability in some foreign countries can cause delays in production or transportation and upset your supply chain.
  • Delays in transportation can upset your supply chain
Our Specialties
  • Lean Assembly Experts
  • Hand soldering
  • Drilling, milling, tapping
  • Adhesive application
  • Quality and attention to detail
  • Small & medium runs
  • Quick turns
  • Prototype, pre-production, & production
  • Flexibility, responsiveness, & delivery
  • Engineering & development support

Cable Assembly

Since 2008 Q&D has been a premier supplier of custom Cable Assemblies and Wire Harnesses to the Pacific Northwest.

We specialize in high-mix, low/medium volume production from simple to exceptionally complex assemblies that are used worldwide in a wide range of industries including medical, robotics, aerospace, military, sensors, UAV/UAS and a host of other industries.

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Experts

In addition to production, our experienced NPI staff can function as an extension of your engineer group. We will collaborate with you on engineering prototypes, first runs or engineering test cables. With our years of experience, we can work from prints, drawings, schematics or samples to build your product to the highest workmanship standards, freeing your engineering department to concentrate on engineering/design activities.

Capabilities, Processes, & Certifications

Complies with IPC/WHMA-A-620 Industry workmanship standards
Wire sizes from 14 to 32 AWG for wire (including Teflon), coax, cable (round & flat ribbon)
Terminals from JST, Tyco/AMP, Molex, Amphenol, and many others
Hand and semi-automatic crimping
Lead free soldering (lap, cup, hook, thru-hole, etc.)
Epoxy potting and other adhesive applications
Wire processing, including twisting
100% electrical testing of all wire and cable assemblies
Provides DFM (design for manufacturability) suggestions
ISO 9001:2015 certified and ITAR registered

Wire Harness Components
  • Complete custom wire/cable service,
    specializing in high strand count, through our sister company
  • Standard/mixed D-Sub and Circular Connectors
  • Mil-Spec connector systems such as D38999 and M83513, including band-clamping
  • IDC Ribbon cable connectors
  • Coaxial assemblies
  • Automotive/Industrial power heavy gauge cable assemblies
  • Tooling and equipment to process terminals and connector systems from Molex, TE Connectivity, JST, Hirose, Harwin, Amphenol, Lemo, ODU, Deutsch, FCI (Now Amphenol), Fischer and many more!
  • Hipot testing with test reports available for each assembly
  • Supply chain in place for all manufacturers listed above!
  • Plastic Molding

    Injection, Compression, Transfer Plastic Molding.

    As a spin-off of Tektronix, Q&D has over 50 years of experience in Injection, Compression, Transfer Plastic Molding and our focus is on low to medium volume, quick turn with local support.  Originally located in Forest Grove, Q&D moved to our current location in Hillsboro Oregon in 2011.  Today, Q&D is serving the electronics manufacturing industry in the Pacific Northwest and has expanded our product offerings to include Contract Assembly, Box Builds and Custom Wire and Cable Assemblies.

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    Our Services Include
    • Automatic, Semi-Auto, and Hand molding machines
    • Up to 12 ounce parts
    • Up to 150 Ton
    • Secondary Operations
    Our Specialties
    • Quality and attention to detail
    • Small & Medium Runs
    • Quick Turns
    • Flexibility, Responsiveness, & Delivery
      Materials
    • Thermoplastic Materials,ABS, Acetal, Acrylic, Nylon, Polycarbonate,
    • Polyethlene, Polypropylene, Polyurethane, Polystyrene
    • Rubber, Thermoplastic Polyesters, and others
    • Thermoset Materials: Phenolics, Silicones, Alykds, and others
    • Rework & Fulfillment

      We now offer Supply Chain ECN Rework & Fulfillment Services for Implementing Engineering Changes or correcting for Non-Conforming product already in the supply chain.

      Reworking Non-Compliant product or implementing Engineering Changes Orders after it ships from your overseas manufacturing facility can be an expensive and time consuming process.

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      Experts

      Q&D with our experienced team of technicians and assembly experts can make this rework task easier and more cost-efficient. Our Fulfillment services will ensure your products are delivered to your customers in time.

      Areas of Reworking

      • Rework on pc-boards with component level replacement
      • Modifying/replacing mechanical components
      • Replacing instructional material in packaged goods
      • Secondary Operations & Subassemblies

      Benefits

    • Work can be performed in-house or at your warehouse
    • Fulfillment capability for expedited shipments
    • ISO standards insure quality and attention to detail
    • Quick Turns and short notices
    • Flexibility, Responsiveness, & Delivery
    • Local and Friendly
    • Services We Provide