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Emerald EMS Redefines Prototyping Capabilities with Second State-of-the-Art NPI Center

Emerald EMS, an innovative solutions provider, has inaugurated its second New Product Introduction (NPI) Center, this time in San Jose, CA. Situated within the heart of Silicon Valley, this cutting-edge NPI Center reflects Emeralds unwavering commitment to product development excellence and innovation. Alongside its existing NPI Center in Salem, NH, the San Jose facility is strategically positioned to foster rapid innovation and collaboration with tech companies in the region.

The centers launch event, held on September 15, 2023, witnessed an esteemed guest list, including customers, suppliers, city officials, key partners, and employees. Speeches by David Wahl, Emeralds San Jose Site President, Hartmut Liebel, Emeralds CEO, and David Cohen, City of San Jose Council member, highlighted the significance of this milestone.

As Cohen noted, San Jose is the home to many tech companies that continually innovate. Having an NPI center in their backyard allows this innovation to occur more rapidly, allowing them to continue producing cutting-edge technologies. This expansion fortifies Emerald EMS’s position as an industry leader, offering unparalleled prototyping capabilities, compliance certifications, and advanced equipment additions to drive innovation in the Aerospace/Defense, Industrial Controls, Medical, Power and Infrastructure, Semiconductor, and Telecommunications sectors.

Emeralds NPI Centers redefine the path to innovation, offering prototyping capabilities coupled with an unwavering dedication to speed, flexibility, quality, and customer satisfaction. With compliance certifications like ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and ITAR, Emerald EMS ensures the highest industry standards in its operations.

Hartmut Liebel, CEO of Emerald EMS, shared his vision for the NPI Center: We aim to make our NPI services more accessible by expanding our geographical presence. The combination of speed, flexibility, and quality execution empowers our valued customers to bring their products to market faster and more cost-effectively.

Emerald EMS continues to strengthen its position as an industry leader, with equipment additions like ERSA Selective Solder, SPEA Flying Probe, and Aqueous Batch Wash enhancing its capabilities. These additions align with the companys focus on high-reliability electronic assemblies serving many industries.

The San Jose NPI Centers modular design and advanced equipment signify Emerald EMSs unwavering commitment to ushering in a new era of innovation and customer-centric product development.

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About Emerald EMS

Headquartered in Salem, N.H., Emerald is an electronics manufacturing services provider specializing in design, prototyping, production PCBA, System assembly, test and lifecycle support services (supply chain management, order fulfillment, and reverse logistics) for OEM customers, with a focus on high-reliability electronic assemblies. With engineering services and manufacturing facilities located domestically in California, Michigan, and New Hampshire, with an international presence in Shenzhen, China, and Penang, Malaysia, Emerald EMS has the scale and service offering typically only available at the largest of EMS companies but with high-touch, white-glove design, manufacturing, and assembly customer service. For more information, please visit