TELLABS FINLAND ASSOCIATES WITH INCAP TO DEVELOP AWARD-WINNING SHEET METAL PRODUCT

Technology Industries of Finland has today granted the Plootu Fennica Sheet Metals Award 2004 for the Tellabs® 8660 edge switch developed by Tellabs Finland in collaboration with the Incap Corporation.
 
Incap was responsible for the prototype fabrication of the award-winning product and for improving  manufacturability. The fabrication costs for the product have been successfully reduced by around 30% compared with traditional manufacturing methods and the time taken for fabricating the product has also been cut considerably.
 
“This award-winning product is an excellent example of the fruitful co-operation to which we aspire with our customers,” says Incap’s President and CEO Juhani Hanninen. “When Incap, the expert in manufacturing technology, is involved in product development, we can take the factors affecting manufacturability into consideration at a really early stage. This brings about appreciable savings in costs, which directly and positively reflects on the customer’s business operations. And one of the crucial success factors is that we can get the new product into mass production and on to the markets quickly.”
 
 
INCAP CORPORATION
 
For additional information, contact:
Juhani Hanninen, Incap Corporation, President and CEO, tel + 358 (0)50 5567 199
Hannele Pöllä, Incap Corporation, Director, Communications and Investor Relations, tel. + 358 (0)40 5048 296
Jarmo Ojalammi, Incap Corporation, Production Methods, tel. + 358 (0)40 347 2026
 
 
Incap Corporation is a fast-growing electronics contract manufacturer whose comprehensive service covers the entire product life cycle from design to repair and maintenance services. With more than 25 years of experience, Incap is in a position to offer its customers its manufacturing know-how in electronics and mechanical engineering. The company’s main customer sectors are leading equipment suppliers in telecommunications, electrical power technology, the automation and process industries as well as measurement technology, safety electronics and health care. Net turnover in 2003 amounted to EUR 65.2 million and we currently employ 550 people. Our production facilities are located in Helsinki, Kempele, Ruukki, Vaasa, Vuokatti and Kuressaare in Estonia.
 
 
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