General Microcircuits, Inc.

General Microcircuits, Inc. is a global electronics manufacturing company. At GMI, our goal is to provide our customers with the highest quality, most reliable products, at the lowest possible cost.

We attribute our success to our commitment to:
- Long term, empowered employees
- Innovation and cutting-edge equipment
- Strategic partnerships

These areas of commitment benefit our customers by providing:

- Dependable, responsive, customer-focused teams
- Products at the forefront of technology
- Effective, efficient, economical solutions

General Microcircuits de Costa Rica Celebrates Five Years 08/03/2015

General Microcircuits de Costa Rica Celebrates Five Years

General Microcircuits de Costa Rica Celebrates Five Years In 2010 GMI launched a manufacturing operation in the San Jose Valley (Juan Santa Maria) at the Free Trade Zone BES Industrial Park in Alajuela, Costa Rica. GMI choose Costa Rica due to its proximity to the Southeastern United States and the talented, Costa Rican work force. Many Costa Rican’s…

GMI & Nordson YESTECH – Strategic Partnership 07/29/2015

GMI & Nordson YESTECH – Strategic Partnership

GMI & Nordson YESTECH – Strategic Partnership GMI has worked with Nordson YESTECH and its automated optical inspection (AOI) solutions since 2010. It is estimated that approximately 98 percent of all the components GMI installs on a printed circuit assembly go through the YESTECH AOI machines. Year after year GMI chooses to stay with YESTECH…

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis Visits GMI and the Charlotte Area 06/25/2015

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis Visits GMI and the Charlotte Area

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis Visits GMI and the Charlotte Area On May 13th and 14th, 2015, General Microcircuits had the opportunity to host and coordinate the itinerary for Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis and his entourage. Although only in Charlotte for less than 24 hours, he had a chance to connect with many in the Charlotte region. After…

President of Costa Rica Comes to Charlotte 05/15/2015

President of Costa Rica Comes to Charlotte

President of Costa Rica Comes to Charlotte GMI welcomes the president of a Central America to Charlotte. President Solis spoke at a dinner arranged by Dave Dalton and also at a World Affairs Council of Charlotte luncheon which is a part of the organization’s Presidents Series. Read Article

GMI Earns Certification as Qualified Manufacturer to IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 04/01/2015

GMI Earns Certification as Qualified Manufacturer to IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610

GMI Earns Certification as Qualified Manufacturer to IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Bannockburn, Il USA, March 20, 2015 — IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to General Microcircuits, Inc. (GMI), an electronics manufacturing company of circuit board and integrated assemblies based in Mooresville, NC. To…

Expansion, Capacity and Capabilities Continue at GMI 02/05/2015

Expansion, Capacity and Capabilities Continue at GMI

Expansion, Capacity and Capabilities Continue at GMI Over the past year, GMI has made significant investments to meet customers’ growth. First and foremost, GMI has increased its SMT placement capacity in North Carolina three-fold (1,500,000 placements per week). The purchase of the Juki FX-3 SMT placement line enables GMI to run assemblies with…

General Microcircuits Secures ISO 13485 Certification 01/01/2015

General Microcircuits Secures ISO 13485 Certification

General Microcircuits Secures ISO 13485 Certification GMI has received its ISO 13485 (Medical Devices – Quality Management Systems — Requirements for Regulatory Purposes) Certificate from UL/DQS. The date of the original certification is 11/04/14. This makes GMI a holder of three quality certifications: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and now ISO 13485. Medical…

Customized Training Helps Improve GMI’s Operations 11/30/2014

Customized Training Helps Improve GMI’s Operations

Customized Training Helps Improve GMI’s Operations To help ensure GMI operates at peak efficiency, the company provides it’s employees with customized training to improve operations. This training is provided by Mitchell Community College and GMI has completed several training programs winning the company one Black Belt and (10) Green Belts. Read…

Manufacturing as a home for women 09/09/2014

Manufacturing as a home for women

Manufacturing as a home for women Tracy Bates, director of quality at General Microcircuits Inc. in Mooresville, was accustomed to being the only woman on the floor, but she says manufacturing has been accommodating and has offered opportunity for advancement. A graduate of Georgia Tech with a degree in chemical engineering,...

IMPACT Feature Article – An Upgraded Quality Management System at GMI 05/03/2014

IMPACT Feature Article – An Upgraded Quality Management System at GMI

IMPACT Feature Article – An Upgraded Quality Management System at GMI GMI was featured in the UL/DQS newsletter “Impact”. This newsletter goes to UL/DQS clients all over the globe. Click here for the featured article on GMI in the Impact newsletter

Victor Sanchez of GMI Costa Rica achieves Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification 05/03/2014

Victor Sanchez of GMI Costa Rica achieves Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Victor Sanchez of GMI Costa Rica achieves Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Congratulations to Victor Sanchez, GMI Costa Rica’s Quality Manager, for attaining Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification in December 2013! His achievement provides depth and additional Lean Muscle to GMI as he and his teammates in Costa Rica implement 5S principles. Staton Williams, General...

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Initiative 05/03/2014

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Initiative

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Initiative Lean Manufacturing is about 8 types of waste, value added versus non-value added activities and finding and fixing problems to keep them from returning. Six Sigma is a very structured, data driven, problem solving methodology that has five steps: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control....

Cover of CRP Economic Development Magazine 05/03/2014

Cover of CRP Economic Development Magazine

Cover of CRP Economic Development Magazine GMI donned the cover of CharlotteUSA’s Economic Development Annual Publication. GMI is a founding member of E4 Carolina, a not-for-profit corporation that promotes economic growth, employment, productivity and prosperity by cultivating a collaborative energy cluster in the Carolinas region. The...

Production Enhancements 05/03/2014

Production Enhancements

Production Enhancements GMI continues to upgrade its equipment and expand on its capabilities. GMI recently replaced older models of Solder Paste Printers which were no longer under service contract with New Juki Printers for our Costa Rican location. Dependability, capability, serviceability and ROI are the...

Supplier Symposium Review 05/03/2014

Supplier Symposium Review

Supplier Symposium Review GMI invited its key suppliers to Daveste Vineyards for its Fall Supplier Symposium. Calvin Ward, long-time Vice President of Global Supply shares, “GMI prides itself on a skilled workforce to support its Global Manufacturing Operations. Our associates efforts are for naught without the...

Online Development (OLDI) Wins Top Rockwell Automation Supplier Award 05/03/2014

Online Development (OLDI) Wins Top Rockwell Automation Supplier Award

Online Development (OLDI) Wins Top Rockwell Automation Supplier Award GMI in association with OLDI was invited to attend Rockwell Automation’s 2013 Supplier Conference. This is held annually for Rockwell Automation’s top suppliers. This year, OLDI, one of GMI’s long-time valued customers, was recognized as the Clarinda Young Partnership Award winner. This award...

Tracy Bates – GMI’s First Black Belt – New Director of Quality – Lean Champion 05/03/2014

Tracy Bates – GMI’s First Black Belt – New Director of Quality – Lean Champion

Tracy Bates – GMI’s First Black Belt – New Director of Quality – Lean Champion Tracy joined GMI in October 2013. As Director of Quality, Tracy is responsible for investigating when supplier or customer issues arise as well as serving as the ISO 9001 Management Representative. She is also working to develop the lean culture at GMI, in both North Carolina and Costa Rica. GMI…

NCSU’s 3E Program + Probe 05/03/2014

NCSU’s 3E Program + Probe

NCSU’s 3E Program + Probe With the recommendation of the Mooresville-South Iredell Economic Development Corporation, GMI received a scholarship from NC State University’s E3 (Economy, Energy, Environment) Program. As a recipient, GMI received valuable services including: A Lean and Green Assessment Carbon Footprint...

GMI and other Greater Charlotte Region Partners Travel to White House to Talk Strengths and Needs in Manufacturing 05/03/2014

GMI and other Greater Charlotte Region Partners Travel to White House to Talk Strengths and Needs in Manufacturing

GMI and other Greater Charlotte Region Partners Travel to White House to Talk Strengths and Needs in Manufacturing David Dalton, President/CEO of GMI, Mayor Miles Atkins of Mooresville, and a Consortium of business, public sector and regional leaders recently returned from a trip to Washington, D.C. where they discussed the successes, opportunities and constraints of advancing the internationally prominent...

GMI Wins 2014 Advanced Manufacturing Award 05/03/2014

GMI Wins 2014 Advanced Manufacturing Award

GMI Wins 2014 Advanced Manufacturing Award Each year the Charlotte Business Journal in partnership with the Centralina Economic Development Commission sponsors the Advanced Manufacturing Awards to recognize companies in the region who display excellence. Last year, GMI was nominated and won the “Best Green Project” award. This year,...

Today in America, Hosted by Terry Bradshaw Highlights Mooresville, NC 05/03/2014

Today in America, Hosted by Terry Bradshaw Highlights Mooresville, NC

Today in America, Hosted by Terry Bradshaw Highlights Mooresville, NC GMI headquarters and domestic manufacturing plant is located in Mooresville, NC. Just a few miles outside Charlotte, Mooresville is not your run-of-the-mill small town. The atmosphere and business climate make it a wonderful place to live, work and build a global business. Watch the video to see...

Nick Harris Speaks About the Value of UL DQS to GMI 05/03/2014

Nick Harris Speaks About the Value of UL DQS to GMI

Nick Harris Speaks About the Value of UL DQS to GMI Impact, the UL DQS newsletter, interviewed Nick Harris, our VP Global Operations for their Spring 2013 issue. Nick spoke about GMI’s UL certifications and their importance to our company. UL DQS is a certification body that assesses and certifies management systems. They provide independent...

Nick Harris with GMI talks about JUKI 05/03/2014

Nick Harris with GMI talks about JUKI

Nick Harris with GMI talks about JUKI Nick Harris, Vice President of Global Operations, speaks about why our purchase of JUKI equipment was one of the best decisions made by GMI. According to Nick, JUKI is the best in the industry due to it’s capabilities and great repeatability, along with the lowest cost of ownership.

Essential Costa Rica 05/03/2014

Essential Costa Rica

Essential Costa Rica Costa Rica is GMI’s near-shore solution to overcome reduced lead-times and address increasing costs. Recently we doubled our manufacturing space there for continued growth. The reasons we chose Costa Rica over other options were many, including similar culture and a young, educated, motivated...

‘Silicon Valley of Energy’ Takes Shape in Charlotte USA 05/03/2014

‘Silicon Valley of Energy’ Takes Shape in Charlotte USA

‘Silicon Valley of Energy’ Takes Shape in Charlotte USA Charlotte Douglas International Airport plus other transportation assets allow the company to expand its reach to all markets east of the Mississippi as well as Texas, says David Dalton, president of General Microcircuits. Read the article

About GMI Video 05/03/2014

About GMI Video

About GMI Video Advanced Electronic Manufacturing, Box Build, Electronic Circuit Board Manufacturing, PCB Assembly, The GMI Culture About GMI Video GMIBlog May 2, 2013 No CommentsGMI CultureVideo

Associates’ Legacy Wall 05/03/2014

Associates’ Legacy Wall

Associates’ Legacy Wall GMI’s success has been based on the loyalty, hard work and dedication of its associates. In order to showcase the number of long-term associates, GMI created the “Legacy Wall”. Starting with Nick Harris, Vice President of Global Operations and who has been with GMI for 33 years, and ending with…

ISO Certification 05/03/2014

ISO Certification

ISO Certification GMI de Costa Rica successfully attained ISO 9001 Certification from UL DQS this past fall. John Wright, who performed the certification audit stated that “Overall, the Quality Management System is effective and is capable of meeting customer specifications/expectations while continually improving...

Advanced Manufacturing Award 05/03/2014

Advanced Manufacturing Award

Advanced Manufacturing Award GMI’s own Ralf Maier, Director of Facilities and Environmental Compliance, was awarded the 2013 Advanced Manufacturing Award for Best Green Process Project. The awards were co-sponsored by the Charlotte Business Journal and the Centralina Economic Development Commission. Kevin Pitts, the Editor...

GMI de Costa Rica’s Open House 05/03/2014

GMI de Costa Rica’s Open House

GMI de Costa Rica’s Open House GMI celebrated the successful move from its initially leased space (Bodega 30) to its newly purchased facility at Bodega 23 in the BES Free Trade Zone by inviting government officials, contractors, suppliers, friends, customers and prospects to an Open House Gala. By doubling the manufacturing...

Additional Surface Mounted Technology Capacity in Costa Rica 05/03/2014

Additional Surface Mounted Technology Capacity in Costa Rica

Additional Surface Mounted Technology Capacity in Costa Rica GMI has significantly increased its SMT placement capacity in Costa Rica with the addition of Juki’s FX3. GMI continues to see a need for increased placement capability due to its growing business. In addition, this increased speed offers their customers flexibility due to the ebbs and flows of...

GMI’s 33rd Birthday 05/03/2014

GMI’s 33rd Birthday

GMI’s 33rd Birthday Back in February 1980, GMI began in a small, unassuming structure, sharing space with a Beauty Parlor. In celebrating its 33rd year, Staton Williams, a founder of GMI and now the General Manager of GMI de Costa Rica beams as he describes his feelings of a grown-up GMI. “I couldn’t…

IPC Certification 05/03/2014

IPC Certification

IPC Certification GMI’s success starts with its valued associates. All associates in North Carolina are required to be IPC Certified. This ensures an unparalleled level of quality workmanship. In an effort to ensure the level of performance in Costa Rica, GMI’s management has committed to invest in IPC...

GMI Awarded CEM Top Supplier Award 05/03/2014

GMI Awarded CEM Top Supplier Award

GMI Awarded CEM Top Supplier Award GMI was this year’s recipient of the prestigious M.J. Collins (founder, President and CEO of CEM) Supplier Recognition Award. Dr. Collins commented during the awards presentation, “General Microcircuits has proven to be an invaluable partner in CEM’s continued growth as the leading global...

Additional Investments in Capital/Resources 05/03/2014

Additional Investments in Capital/Resources

Additional Investments in Capital/Resources GMI continues to add equipment and personnel to its Costa Rican facility. Over the past six months, GMI has doubled its SMT placement capability, secured additional automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment, added dozens of work stations, added Pb free Wave Solder capability, added additional...

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