SMTC Glossary of Terms

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New Product Design is the transfer of product definition into product design, focusing on cost reduction, manufacturability and testability.
New Product Introduction (NPI) is an early product life-cycle process service to assist OEMs in achieving cost-effective, quick-to-market and quick-to-volume production. The NPI process includes technology selection, design and development engineering services, test and material strategies, design for manufacturability and prototyping.