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Clients

Lockheed Martin

lm-logo-web-whiteLockheed Martin's Focal Plane division in Goleta CA needed to increase capacity in its wafer fab and focal plane electronic assembly areas.  After generating several preliminary designs, DeHart Consulting was hired to review the factory layouts within the context of lean manufacturing principles and to assist with the overall factory redesign efforts.

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Xilinx, Inc.

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San Jose, CA, Module One

Designed a new back-end test area for this fabless semiconductor company, resulting in a 35% increase in test capacity.

San Jose, CA, Module Two

Designed a new engineering lab space for the technology development organization. Operations included wafer probe, reliability testing, and device characterization lab.

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Fujitsu Quantum Devices

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Fujitsu's global supply chain management operations determined based on a build versus buy manufacturing cost tradeoff to develop a relationship with a dedicated II-V semiconductor foundry operation.  This operation's headquarters was located in the US and the company was establishing a larger operation in Taiwan.

DCI's strategic procurement staff developed and implemented a multi-year semiconductor foundry agreement with a domestic GaAs foundry wafer manufacturer.

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Harmonic Inc

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Sunnyvale, CA, Module One
Contracted to the Vice President of Operations with the objective of expanding the electronic manufacturing operations to accommodate a 3X increase in production capacity. Formed design teams from the production, warehousing, and engineering personnel. Designed and implemented four product-focused manufacturing cells and a new stockroom and warehouse space. Worked with the architectural firm to layout, detail, and subsequently construct the expansion. 

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Raving Fans

Xilinx

facility design expertsXilinx, Inc.
"DEHART CONSULTING has provided innovative solutions to our operational space planning and facility design needs on several occasions.  DCI consultants bridge the gap between operations and facility management to assure that we arrive at win-win solutions for our stakeholders ..."
-- Forrest James, Sr. Director, Global Real Estate and Site Services at Xilinx, Inc.