Business Standards and Practices

We Have a New Website!

We Have a New Website! Magnet-Schultz of America (MSA) is pleased to announce the launch of our new website! This effort began as part of MSA’s Better, Quicker, Thriftier (BQT) initiative, now officially one of the 14 rules we live by known as The MSA Way.  The new website brings web development in-house for

Solenoid Troubleshooting

While Magnet-Schultz of America designs solenoids to perform above and beyond the expectations of its customers, there are constraints to the capabilities of any given design. Environmental factors, power supply errors, and general lifecycle wear can all lead to solenoid failures. This guide outlines some of the common failure modes, and should assist in

MSA Adds Automated Staking Assembly

Magnet-Schultz of America has added new staking process automation that will allow us to achieve even greater process control while improving production capacity and PPM levels. The automation system has been developed and implemented in conjunction with Magnet-Schultz Memmingen, and represents an increasing exchange of ideas and capabilities that will bring benefits to customers in

Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Basics

Magnet-Schultz of America (MSA) decodes FMEA—identifying the most common types, answering frequently asked questions, defining the process and sharing the benefits. Exactly what is an FMEA, and why is it necessary to invest the time in developing one? FMEA is the abbreviation for: Failure Modes and Effects Analysis As the name suggests, an FMEA

Defining Frozen Design for Electromagnetic Device Manufacturing

Magnet Schultz of America (MSA) Explains Frozen Design Terms and Conditions Lately, there has been a great deal of discussion defining Frozen Design and Frozen Process requirements. Terms and conditions on customer purchase orders are beginning to state that one, or both ”Frozen” scenarios must be part of the purchase agreement. The trouble is, these

Defining Frozen Process for Electromagnetic Design and Manufacturing

Magnet-Schultz of America (MSA) Gives Clarity to Frozen Process Terms and Conditions Lately, there has been a great deal of discussion concerning Frozen Design and Frozen Process requirements. Terms and conditions on customer purchase orders are beginning to state that one, or both Frozen scenarios must be part of the purchase agreement. The trouble