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  •  06/05/2019

USI’s Turnkey Service for Automotive LED Products Gains Unanimous Recognition

(2019-6-5, Shanghai) USI (SSE: 601231), a leading global company in electronic design and manufacturing services, through its distinctive technological and service capabilities, brings a turnkey service for automotive exterior LED lighting market. The turnkey service, including collaboration with customers on product design and development, electronic components and other related materials selection, joint development of mechanical housing and testing fixtures/programs, and product validation, has been highly recognized over the years by its customers. All of which are well-known Tier 1 supplier in the global automotive supply chain. USI has been serving four of the TOP five Tier 1 automotive LED lighting suppliers.

Since 2005, USI has been closely involved in module designs for automotive exterior LED lighting with customers from CHMSL (Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp), RCL (Rear Combination Lamp), DRL (Daytime Running Lamp) to LED car headlights. Equipped with strong capabilities in thermal simulation analysis and cooling design improvement solutions, USI incorporates quality processes to help customers at design phase to ensure consistent yields during mass production. Besides, by providing component sourcing and procurement services, USI ensures customers with a stable supply and timely shipments. USI's engineering capabilities and turnkey services are gained unanimous recognition from many Tier 1 automotive customers. Now, its turnkey services have accumulated sophisticated experience and technologies in automotive LED lighting market, including:
  • Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) in conformance with the automotive industry requirement, Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), and recommendations for automotive grade alternative components. 
  • Circuit design for printed circuit boards (PCBs) and flexible printed circuit boards (FPCBs) in terms of design for testability (DFT) and design for manufacturability (DFM)
  • Thermal simulation analysis (Flotherm, Ideas) and stress simulation analysis (ANSYS)
  • 3D mechanical model design in STEP and IGES (Solidworks, ProE, CATIA)
  • Evaluate and recommend housing and wire harness design in terms of design for manufacturability (DFM)
  • Provide various processes according to product characteristics to provide various processes such as selective wave soldering, selective coating, automatic terminal pressing, etc. 
  • Software and hardware development for testing equipment
  • Design and process validations
For the reasons outlined above, customers can rely on USI's optimized manufacturing processes design to ensure quality during mass production. In joint design and manufacturing (JDM) services, USI will perform necessary design modifications according to mass production requirements. Ultimately, customers will benefit from USI's turkey service. Upon placing the order, after the design stage, USI will manage the entire manufacturing process until shipping while customers can stay focused on product R&D and marketing.

"USI began serving the automotive electronics market in 1990s, and we have been dedicating to improving quality, developing automated processes and strengthening testing capabilities. Our efforts have won widespread market recognition that resulted in securing new product wins from customers. From 2007 to 2018, we recorded an annual compounded growth rate of 27% in automotive exterior LED lighting products." said Aaron Chen, Senior Director at Automotive Electronics Business Unit of USI. "Autonomous driving will continue to drive the automotive market, shifting from conventional mechanical driving to electronic controls is on its way at a fast pace. Thanks to advances in vehicle electrification, USI expects to strengthen our position in the automotive electronics market through our turnkey service offerings."

About USI
USI (SSE: 601231), Universal Scientific Industrial (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., provides design, miniaturization, material sourcing, manufacturing, logistics, and after services of electronic devices/modules for brand owners. USI is a member of ASE Technology Holding (TWSE: 3711, NYSE: ASX) and has many years of experience in the electronics manufacturing services industry and leverages the industry-leading technology of ASE Group, which enables USI to offer customer diversified products in the sectors of wireless communication, computer and storage, consumer, industrial, and automotive electronics worldwide. USI has sales service network in America, Europe, and Asia; and manufacturing sites in Mainland China, Taiwan, Mexico and Poland. For more information, please visit USI at www.usiglobal.com.
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