Sparton's design engineering team is one of 265 worldwide members in the Motorola Design Alliance program. Sparton was selected based upon various qualifications: design engineering experience with Motorola products; at least two years of offering design services; and staffing levels of the design engineering team.
As a member of this program, Sparton will be able to access numerous resources to enhance its design engineering services. The team will have training, tools, technical support, marketing materials and lead referrals available to them as benefits of being a member of the alliance.
The acceptance to this third-party developer program acknowledges the value Sparton offers to its customers with its engineering capabilities and other areas of compliment and synergy in engineering and manufacturing services. This alignment with Motorola represents an increasingly progressive and innovative posture that will differentiate Sparton from the competition and bring value to its customers.
The Design Alliance Program represents a global initiative by Motorola through its Demand Creation network. The Motorola Demand Creation Network is a web forum that connects new and current Motorola customers to additional third party resources.
Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) now in its 103rd year, provides design engineering and electronics contract manufacturing services utilizing six manufacturing locations encompassing over 700,000 sq. ft. along with eleven alliance partner facilities throughout North America and Europe. In addition to strong core surface mount technology (SMT) and plated through-hole (PTH), printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) and complete assembly manufacturing capabilities, Sparton offers a complete range of pre-manufacturing, post-manufacturing and engineering services. Pre-manufacturing services include product development, concurrent engineering, design for test (DFT), design for manufacturing (DFM), design for assembly (DFA), printed circuit board design and quick-turn prototyping. Post-manufacturing services range from repair depot, direct ship, distribution management to field support.