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Latham Industries Is a Trusted Partner in PCB Manufacturing

In the fast-paced world of electronics contract manufacturing, the demand for reliable, high-quality, and cost-effective printed circuit board (PCB) assembly has never been greater. To meet this demand, innovative companies across various industries turn to Latham Industries, LLC, a woman-ownedand operated business based in Phoenix, AZ. As the preferred U.S. electronics contract manufacturer (CM), Latham Industries specializes in providing top-rated PCB assembly services, including surface mount (SMT/SMD), plated-through-hole (PTH), and mixed technology assembly. With a commitment to excellence, cutting-edge technology, and unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction, Latham Industries continuously meets customers’ PCB manufacturing needs.

Quality Is Our Mission

At Latham Industries, quality is a core value embedded in the very fabric of the company. “Our team understands that delivering superior quality takes precedence over schedules or profit,” said Founder & CEO Tracey Latham. “This unwavering commitment to quality forms the foundation of our business philosophy. Its not just about meeting industry standards but exceeding them.”

The company takes pride in being the preferred U.S. electronics contract manufacturer for companies requiring a comprehensiverange of PCB assembly services. From design and engineering to materials management, component placement, testing, inspection, rework, and repair, it ensures that each step in the process adheres to the highest standards of quality. This dedication to quality is not just a statement; it’s a mission that drives every action.

Latham Industries has earned numerous quality certifications, including ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485:2016. ISO 9001:2015represents its commitment to business efficiency and customer satisfaction. Latham added that through the company’s quality management system (QMS), it increases productivity, reduces unnecessary costs, and ensures the highest quality of processes and products. Its other major certification, ISO 13485:2016, is an international standard that defines criteria for a QMS for medical device manufacturing, certifying Latham Industries to manufacture medical devices and provide related services that consistently meet customer and applicable regulatory requirements.

Cutting-Edge Technology and Equipment

Latham Industries recognizes that staying at the forefront of technology is essential to meet the evolving demands of electronic manufacturing. It’s state-of-the-art equipment is poised to address the challenges posed by the miniaturization and diversification of electronic components.

For example, its screen printer uses a laser solder paste monitor to maintain paste volume consistency, ensuring optimal print quality. The pickandplace equipment fully inspects complex components like ball grid arrays (BGAs) before placement on the board, while also supporting ceramic column grid array (CCGA) packages. The automated optical inspection (AOI) system, with its 3D inspection and high-resolution camera, guarantees precise and efficient inspection. Additionally, the reflow ovenequipped with 10 heated zonesplus 2 cooling zones handles even the most thermally challenging assemblies. Latham added that this combination of advanced technology and equipment allows the company to deliver reliable, cutting-edge PCB manufacturing.

Service Capabilities

One of the key advantages of partnering with Latham Industries is its broad set of service capabilities. The company serves as a one-stop shop CM, offering a range of services that includesPCB assembly, design, prototyping, box build, rework and repair, cabling and materials management. This comprehensive suite of services streamlines the production process and minimizes the need for multiple vendors. When a project requires a variety of services, working with Latham Industries simplifies the supply chain, reducing potential risks in time, cost, and quality.

Its prototyping services allow customers to test and validate their PCB designs before full-scale production, saving both time and resources. Additionally, it providesprogramming and functional testing to ensure the functionality and reliability of electronic components. If rework and repair services are needed, Latham Industries specializes in handling component, BGA, and other device rework and repairs.

Materials Management

Efficient materials management is crucial in any manufacturing process, and Latham Industries understands this better than anyone. Our materials management services encompass a range of activities, including Bill of Materials (BOM) analysis, alternative sourcing, traceability down to reference designators, parts obsolescence management, and cost reduction strategies through the product lifecycle,” added Latham. “We offer stocking programs and cater to both turnkey and consigned materials, providing the flexibility that our customers need to successfully complete their projects.

Its meticulous approach to materials management not only enhances cost efficiency but also contributes to the overall quality and reliability of the end product. By effectively managing the supply chain, the company ensures that materials are readily available, reducing delays and ensuring smooth production.


In the realm of electronics manufacturing, Latham Industries stands out as a reliable and trustworthy partner for companies across a diverse range of industries, including aerospace, commercial, medical, military, security, and more. It’s commitment to superior quality, cost efficiency, and cutting-edge technology sets the company apart as the preferred U.S. electronics contract manufacturer.

With a comprehensive suite of services that covers everything from PCB assembly to materials management, Latham Industries simplifies the manufacturing process and minimizes risks. Its state-of-the-art equipment and experienced team ensure that customers receive high-quality PCBs that not only meet but exceed industry standards.

“We are not just a CM,” concluded Latham. “We are truly a partner that is dedicated to delivering the best quality, the best cost, and the best technology for PCB manufacturing.” The company’s unwavering focus on quality and customer satisfaction makes it the go-to choice for innovative companies seeking top-notch PCB assembly services. When customerschoose Latham Industries, they are choosing a trusted partner committed to their success.

To find out more about Latham Industries, contact the company at 11202 North 24th Ave., Suite 3, Phoenix, AZ 85029; 602-529-6108; Email:; Web site: