FAQ - Frequently asked questions about coil manufacturing, PCB assembly and assembled electronic components

On this page you will find answers to the most important questions about our worldwide service in coil manufacturing and PCB assembly. For specific concerns, we are always happy to receive your enquiry via the web contact form.

 

  • Does KUK offer a standard range of coils?

No, at KUK Electronic AG every coil is custom-made. We are able to manufacture air core coils (baked varnish coils or self-supported coils), windings on bobbins, windings on magnetic cores, toroidal coils, transformers and chokes in small and large series - regardless of shapes and dimensions. We also take care of the varnishing, sealing and insert molding of your coil.

  • Which coils does KUK wind?

As one of the world's leading coil manufacturers, we can offer you a wide range of coils: KUK Electronic AG winds air core coils (baked varnish coils or self-supported coils), toroidal core coils, transformers and chokes. Windings on bobbins and windings on magnetic cores are also part of our speciality - all in small as well as large runs. For us, every coil is unique, for which we work with you to find the best technical and commercial solution. We are also happy to support you in the development phase.

  • What service does KUK offer in the assembly of printed circuit boards (PCB)?

KUK Electronic AG is your flexible supplier and full-service partner for both SMD (surface mount device) and conventionell THT (through-hole technology) PCB assembly. We take care of all work steps for you, from procurement to PCB assembly and quality control.

  • Can I order assembled units from KUK?

Yes, thanks to our assembly service, with KUK Electronic AG you have a supplier who can provide you with assembled electronic components from a single source, for example coils, electronics and insert molding.

  • I only need a small quantity of coils or assembled PCBs. Is it still worthwhile to enquire with KUK?

Absolutely! As one of the world's leading manufacturers of coils and electronics, customised products, from small to large series, are our speciality. You can contact us easily via our web contact form.

  • My demand exceeds several million coils per year. Does KUK have this capacity?

Absolutely! As one of the world's leading manufacturers of coils and electronics, customised products, from small to large series, are our speciality. If a continuous decrease is contractually agreed with the customer, KUK establishes a flow production. Such a material flow can be defined and operated across several locations (global sourcing).

  • Can I make an enquiry online?

We are always happy to receive your enquiry via the web contact form and will get back to you within 24 hours (weekdays). Ideally, you should also submit any existing drawings with the form so that we can quickly respond to your request in a very concrete manner.

  • In what time frame can KUK deliver a sample?

Samples for coils, printed circuit boards and complete assemblies can be produced within a very short time. Simple tools are created to achieve this, allowing significant findings to be gathered for the series production process even at this stage. Enquire simply via the web contact form.

  • How long do you need for a quotation?

A high-quality service according to Swiss standards naturally includes a quick quotation. Once all the specifications have been clarified, you will receive a quotation from us within five working days. Simply send us an enquiry using the web contact form.

  • At which locations does KUK manufacture?

As one of the world's leading manufacturers of coils and electronics, KUK Electronic AG manufactures in Europe and Asia, close to the customer. We operate plants in Switzerland, China, Slovakia, France, the Netherlands and Thailand. Quality standards are harmonised worldwide and are controlled and monitored according to the same processes.

  • Is it possible for KUK to manufacture the same product redundantly at different locations?

Depending on requirements and volume, we can also produce your order at several locations simultaneously (global sourcing). The quality standards are harmonised worldwide and are controlled and monitored according to the same processes.

  • Swiss suppliers are too expensive due to the cost pressure in our industry. What alternative does KUK offer?

As one of the world's leading manufacturers of coils and electronics, KUK Electronic AG manufactures in Europe and Asia close to the customer and offers quality at an excellent price-performance ratio. Thanks to several production sites in the EU area and in Asia, we can provide you with a tailor-made offer - simply enquire via the web contact form.

  • As a manufacturer in the EU area, Swiss suppliers are more costly for us in terms of customs. What alternative does KUK offer?

With plants in Slovakia, the Netherlands and France, KUK Electronic has three locations in the EU area. As a customer from another EU country, you will not incur any administrative or financial disadvantages when supplying from one of these plants. We are happy to work with you to determine the optimum production location for you - simply enquire via the web contact form.

  • Can you give me information on quality assurance at KUK?

In all our EMS services, the highest product quality forms the basis of our success - at Swiss level across all locations. All employees can access the specially developed production data management software (PDM) via tablet PC. It is possible to define test characteristics for any work step during production. In this way, productivity and quality become measurable in every step of the value chain. You can find more information in the Quality menu.

  • Which certifications does KUK have?

The main certifications distinguish KUK as a reliable partner for the automotive, industrial and medicine & sensor sectors. All locations are ISO 9001 certified. The headquarters in Appenzell (Switzerland) is also ISO 14001 and IATF16949 certified. An overview of the certifications of all worldwide locations can be found here.


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