With our own manufacturing and assembly operations in the US and abroad, we control the entire process. Our dedicated and knowledgeable employees collaborate across two continents, allowing for around-the-clock production, ensuring timely delivery and service.
Surface Mount Technology (SMT)
ITC has four complete SMT production lines. Two of these lines are fully automated and contain SPI and AOI equipment within the production lines themselves to insure proper solder paste application as well as positioning of components. One of these lines is designed to accommodate up to 1200 millimeter printed circuit boards (the other three accommodate up to 600 millimeter boards). All of the machines populate FR4 and aluminum printed circuit boards and utilize led free components. We produce single and double layer printed circuit board assemblies for lighting, power charging and controllers.
Tape Light Production
Our tape light production process includes two steps. First, the printed circuit board modules created by our SMT equipment above are soldered into specific lengths. Next, we insert the assembled sections into silicone extrusions that are created by our silicone extrusion machine. This insertion occurs during a co-extrusion or post extrusion process. We offer multiple shape of single and double extrusions with different lensing and diffusion levels.
Wire Harness Production
We produce our own wire harnesses with wire cutting, peeling and tinning machine, over mold machines, connector adding machine, and ultrasonic welding machine.
We have several different production lines in each of our locations that utilize power conveyor flow lines, U-cell station and one piece flow processes. These assembly stations contain work instructions, quality criteria and fixtures to ensure consistent quality. Our printed circuit board assemblies are frequently combined with components from other manufactures to create a finished product. We also offer kitting to create a product or collection exactly fitted to a customer’s needs. We can easily add, subtract, and combine components to customize our existing offerings, or create something entirely new.
- Injection molding
- Vacuum forming
- Die casting
- Sand casting
- Stainless steel casting
- Aluminum extrusions
- Weldments & Assemblies
- Lighting integration
- Full lamp development
- Wet coat
- Powder coat
Quality & Testing
ITC has a robust pre and post-production quality control process, ensuring consistent and durable products, delivered on time, every time.
Our pre-production process includes in-person audits of all vendors and key sub vendors to understand their abilities to meet the tolerance and quality criteria for a product’s application. Our own lighting factory and our key vendor partners’ factories are ISO 9001-2015 certified.
If the vendor meets the general application requirements and we award the project to them, we then define the specific quality and testing standards, final product standards, and detailed instructions for each product before it’s released for production. Our pre-production validation plans are product and application specific, and we frequently obtain certifications and listings from third parties, such as UL and CSA.
Our multitiered post-production process to inspect production parts includes in-process and final inspections by the vendor and ITC staff at the manufacturing facility, followed by an additional inspection at our distribution facilities in Michigan and Indiana. All inspections and internal, and external quality complaints are documented, tracked, and followed to ensure resolutions are promptly implemented and sustained.
ITC is committed to continuous improvement, and products are regularly reviewed by our quality, sales, and customer service teams to ensure we’re achieving the best results possible.
We Make Ideas Into Solutions
From identifying a customer need to producing the real-world solution, ITC leads every step of the product development process. From custom sizing of a standard product to full design, engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, our team guides each new idea through the project phases, assuring the highest quality at every turn.
Our products are designed to be:
We’re proud to hold over 60 patents for unique product designs. In addition to developing products based on our industry research and insights, we also design and engineer products that integrate with our customers’ distinct needs.