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Cascade Systems Technology is proudly ISO 9001, ISO 13485, UL – 796 Certified and ITAR Registered. With over 26 years as a supplier of choice, Cascade offers a depth of experience in a variety of industries: industrial, commercial, medical, aerospace, energy, and defense applications. CST is RoHS compliant and UL Approved for PCB and Cable Assemblies. Contact CST for any PCB Assembly, Microelectronics, Engineering & Design, Electronic Prototyping, Rework, or Box Build needs: Info@CascadeSystems.net, or 503-640-5733. Check out the corporate website at www.cascadesystems.net.
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Hood to Coast Relay: #FinishCancer
Portland, OR (August 5th, 2017) - More than 1 million cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States alone in 2017, according to the National Cancer Institute. Chances are you or a loved one are personally affected by this epidemic. Providence Healthcare has teamed with the Hood to Coast Relay once again, to #FinishCancer through raising funds and awareness for the 36th year.
Cascade Systems Technology, a Contract Manufacturing Company in Oregon, is competing in the annual Hood To Coast relay for the 4th year in a row. This daunting course garners a reputation with its 36 legs of varying difficulties. Teams of 12 start at the Timberline Lodge and end the 198-mile adventure in Seaside, Oregon.
Many personal goals are achieved throughout the race. Crossing the finish line is an endeavor that draws people back, including Marissa Wade, a 4-time participant. “The finish line and celebrating the camaraderie with the crew,” entices her to sign up year after year.
Camaraderie, teamwork, and the sheer challenge that is Hood to Coast unites teams for a greater cause. Jose Mendoza, a 3-time participant enjoys “socializing with coworkers and strangers alike. Everyone cheers everyone on and it’s a positive atmosphere.” Not only does it push individuals to complete the course, it ultimately unites people together to #FinishCancer for their loved ones. Cascade Systems Technology is proud of their team and wishes everyone luck at the upcoming relay. To learn more about the relay, volunteer, or donate, visit www.hoodtocoastrelay.com.
Heilind Tech Expo 2017
(May 2017) Bellevue, WA - Cascade Systems Technology will be attending the upcoming Heilind Tech Expo on May 11th, 2017. This event will be taking place from 10AM to 3PM at 300 112th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA. Several industry leaders will be attending, and this is the only event of its kind in the Seattle Region. For more information, or to register, visit events.eventzilla.net/e/heilind-technology-expo-2017-2138892558.
CST at NEDME / October Best
(August 2016) Hillsboro, OR – Cascade Systems Technology (CST) will be an exhibitor at the Northwest Electronics Design & Manufacturing Expo (NEDME) for the eighth time. This year’s NEDME/October Best event on October 5th, 2016 will feature industry speakers, product demos, and networking opportunities. CST will be at booth B107, stop by and say hello! For more information visit the event’s website at www.nedme.com.
Hood To Coast Relay:
A Formidable Adventure
Portland, OR (August 2nd, 2016) – For the 3rd consecutive year, Cascade Systems Technology, a Contract Manufacturing Company in Oregon, is competing in the annual Hood To Coast relay. This daunting course garners a formidable reputation through its 36 legs of varying difficulties. Teams of 12 start at Timberline Lodge, braving the elements day and night, to complete the 198-mile adventure in Seaside, Oregon. Hood To Coast partners with Providence Health to raise money and awareness for cancer research.
This year CST’s team ranges from first-timers to seasoned competitors. Daniel Avalos and Tony Llanes will be in their first relay, however teammate Jeff Korpi, will be participating in his 14th Hood to Coast. Korpi is running leg 5 for the first time, but after this year he will hold bragging rights of completing every section in this strenuous course.
Camaraderie, teamwork, and the sheer challenge that is Hood to Coast unites teams for a greater cause. Not only does it raise much needed funding towards cancer research, many personal goals are simultaneously achieved. Crossing the finish line is an endeavor that draws people back year after year. CST’s Fernando Gomez, a three-time competitor, enjoys the experience. “Although this feat may be difficult, there is a lot of support.”
Cascade Systems Technology is proud of their team and wishes everyone luck at the upcoming relay.
Cylex Business Listing Interview
This article was written and originally published by CYLEX USA April 2016. The article can be viewed on their website at: http://www.cylex-usa.com/company-interviews/cascade-systems-technology-incorporated_5393803.html.
“The expertise in electronic manufacturing collected over decades guarantees complete reliability and flexibility for Cascade Systems Technology. They understand that every customer is unique and requires special attention.
Cylex 1. What industries does Cascade Systems Technology serve?
Cascade Systems Technology: Cascade Systems Technology (CST) provides electronic component solutions for a variety of industries, ranging from industrial, defense, aerospace, commercial, medical, energy, to prototyping. Our knowledge and top-of the line products maintain sustainability and demand for CST assemblies.
Cylex 2. What information do you need to size a project?
Cascade Systems Technology: When a quote is requested, a Program Manager will reach out to obtain Gerbers, BOM (Bill of Material), quantity to quote, special assembly notes and drawings. They will size the information and proceed with additional steps. Please contact us at email@example.com, or call 503-640-5733 for any quoting needs.
Cylex 3. What is the SMT production?
Cascade Systems Technology: SMT stands for Surface Mount Technology. Cascade has a variety of SMT production lines allowing placement of BGA components, flip chip, fine pitch components, and POP (package on package). Our newest line has 10 micron placement accuracy at four sigma. In addition to SMT production, we have rework services, inspection equipment, through-hole assembly capabilities, box build, and electronic prototyping.
Cylex 4. What training and experience do the people who do the design and engineering have?
Cascade Systems Technology: Cascade Systems Technology was founded in 1989. With over 25 years as an electronic supplier of choice in the assembly field, several employees have decades of field experience. Each team member is an expert at their craft and works tirelessly to fulfill customer needs. We partner with contractors for design projects to complete a variety of enterprises with top-notch equipment.
Cylex 5. How do you make sure that everything goes according to the designed plan?
Cascade Systems Technology: We have a Quality Assurance Department whose sole purpose is to review First Articles and evaluate assemblies at each stage of production. In addition, our Program Department tracks each project to ensure a smooth transition between various stages of assembly. Every project is managed in strict compliance with our Engineering Design and Development Procedure.
Cylex 6. Are there any plans concerning the development of your company?
Cascade Systems Technology: We continually strive to be the best in the industry. Our company has developed short term and long-term visions to support internal processes and external customers, and to continue to develop the company.
Cylex 7. What makes your company stand out above competition?
Cascade Systems Technology: We stand out with Microelectronics – wire bonding and die placement, Quick Turn Assembly, Prototyping, Board Design conversion from Through-Hole to SMT, On-site management of customer’s inventory (for kitted assemblies), Program Manager Department and Employee experience.
Cylex 8. What capabilities does your company provide?
Cascade Systems Technology: Cascade Systems Technology is a premier manufacturing company specializing in Electronic Manufacturing Services in Hillsboro, Oregon. We have a variety of capabilities to serve our customer’s needs. We are ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and UL-796 Certified as well as ITAR Registered. With over 25 years as a supplier of choice, we offer a depth of experience with a variety of industrial, commercial, medical, aerospace, energy and defense applications.
Cascade Systems Technology prides itself in its commitment to providing a high quality product at a price competitive within the markets it serves.”
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Hood To Coast Relay:
A Formidable Adventure