DuPont Electronics Microcircuits Industries (DEMI) Plant Visit

Insulectro PE Team had the opportunity to visit DuPont’s DEMI plant in Manati, Puerto Rico. This facility manufactures all the conductive inks, dielectric, carbon and fired on products utilized in the Global market.

We spent the day with Lourdes Melendez - DEMI Plant Manager, Maria Miranda Ramos - Manufacturing Technology Manager along with Dan Barish - West Regional Commercial Leader & Fallyn Flaherty-Earp - Global Marketing and Consumer Segment Leader.

We were able view the manufacturing process from start to finish and understand the complexity to produce these products with quality testing being performed at each step.

The facility is very impressive where safety and quality culture are a way of life. The team at Insulectro understands the importance of these core values since this philosophy provides our customers with a consistent and reliable product where performance is critical to the end products they produce.

Its Core Values contain:

  • Safety and health
  • Protect the environment
  • Respect for people
  • Healthiest work environment

Its Cultural Principles: 

  • Act like an owner
  • Make an impact
  • Partner with customers 

To be the #1 choice for Manufacturing by having: 

  • Safest operations
  • Most reliable organization
  • Healthiest work environment

The DuPont DEMI prides itself on its lost day injury record and it has been over 10 years since they have reported a lost day injury. This record shows that these values and principals are instilled in every employee.

The DEMI plant produces Innovative, high-performing thick film materials for flexible, rigid and hybrid substrates. DuPont brings 50 years of material science expertise in developing thousands of metallic polymeric, and glass materials designed to perform specific functions.

Customers look to this operation to apply their extensive knowledge to create innovative, high-quality materials that will perform well no matter how demanding the application. Demi plant is Certified to ISO 14001:2015, 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016 Responsible Care.

DuPont offers the most comprehensive suite of printed electronics products and services available globally. For over 50 years, they have helped hundreds of customers achieve successful design solutions for a variety of applications in consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace, biotechnology, telecommunications, military, information technology, energy, photovoltaics, and many other industries.

DuPont also offers a high-performance line of low-temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) materials to enable high-frequency, high-reliability circuitry for 5G telecom (wireless base stations and smartphones / mobile devices) and military communications applications. In addition, they have the fullest range of high-fire thick-film pastes suitable for high reliability hybrid circuits as well as a broad range of passive component materials.

The Printed Electronics team was excited to visit the DEMI plant and get a detailed understanding of process flows and quality steps taken to provide a consistent product for our customers.

Please call INSULECTRO at 1-855-955-0200 with any questions regarding these product offering