Highly Specialized Contact Manufacturing of Circuit Card Assembly and Electronic Mechanical Assembly

Circuit Card Assembly and Test Service

NuWaves has invested significant resources towards in-house capabilities to improve prototyping, production, testing and more. These services enable us to better serve our customers with quick-turn projects, high quality production builds, and thorough hardware performance evaluation.

At A Glance

AS9100D/ISO 9001

Circuit Card Assembly

High Reliability Products

High Volume Throughput

Mechanical Assembly

In-House Machine Shop

DFAR Compliant

Engineering Support Team

Low Rate Initial Production


Quick Reaction

IPC Certified Team

ITAR Compliant

Quick-Turn Prototyping

Risk Mitigation

Testing of Electronic

Wiring Harness Assembly

Rapid Prototyping


Our Markets

Where We Fit In

From start to finish, or anywhere in-between, our contract manufacturing team has the ability to assist with your project.

Circuit Card & Cable/Wiring Harness Assembly

NuWaves manufactures ultra high density circuit card assemblies for use in high reliability military and commercial systems. We build a wide variety of circuit card assemblies, including RF power amplifiers, frequency converters, filters, digital I/O, power supplies, etc. We provide the end-user with defect free products for peace of mind. We additionally build custom cable assemblies for routing signals and power.


Surface Mount Components (Down to 0201 Size)

Through Hole

Multi-layer and Single-layer CCAs

CCA Level Testing

CCA Integration into Higher Level Assemblies

BGA and LGA Installation

High Power Signal Wiring Harness

LGA/BGA Installation and Rework Capability

Production of a Digital I/O CCA

Conformal Coating Capabilities

Top Level and Mechanical

NuWaves provides added value to the contract manufacturing process by providing installation and integration of circuit card assemblies and sub-modules into higher level assemblies. These can range from small to large. Our internal machine shop allows for quick-turn contract manufacturing and provides a one-stop-shop from CCA to top level integration.

Assembly of portable test units for testing and troubleshooting military equipment on-site.

Double Barrel Tap X-No Label

Integration of a high power RF amplifier for use in military platforms.

Viking No Label No Notch

Production of highly customized RF power amplifiers. NuWaves tests each module for compliance.

Mfg Brochure 2.3.20-20

We manufacture, test, and assemble modules for use in military tracking pods.


Internal machine shop for quick-turn production and rapid prototyping.


Top Level Assembly

Top Level Integration

Machining of Electrical Housing

Quick-Turn Production

Test Capabilities

NuWaves provides testing services throughout the entire contract manufacturing process. Our highly technical team provides testing at the CCA level, component level, top level, and system level of the production process.

NuWaves captures the experience and knowledge of its design engineering personnel while exploiting the vast capabilities of its facilities to ensure that it produces quality, quick-turn, and on-time services. With a varied product base, our engineers have the knowledge to support production programs, such as product development and customer build-to-print. Our engineering department provides strategic information for PCB and mechanical assembly during, and at all phases of production and testing. Additionally, we offer the ability to troubleshoot issues and work effectively with your team to develop solutions.





Thermal Shock


RF Test Screen Room

Environmental Stress Testing

Circuit Card Assembly Testing

Electrical Design Testing

Production Acceptance Testing

MIL-STD Testing

High-Level Module and System Testing

Production Acceptance Testing

Automated Testing

Continuity Checks


Quality Assurance Commitment

NuWaves continues to invest in the latest technology to assemble products. We provide our customers with products and services that meet or exceed their expectations. Our AS9100-certified process includes the qualification of suppliers, in-process inspections, and incoming inspections.

  • AS9100:2016 Rev D Certified
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified

NuWaves Quality Management System is compliant to additional standards and follows further procedures including:

In-House J-STD-001 Trainer

IPC-J-Standard, IPC-A-610

Class 3 Operators


IPC-7711/IPC-7721 Rework and Repair

Root Cause Failure Analysis

Traceability and Component Counterfeit Plan

Climate, ESD, FOD Controlled Environment

DFAR Compliant

ITAR Compliant

We Are Certified In

  • IPC -A-610
  • IPC/WHMA-A-620
  • J-STD-001
  • IPC-7711/IPC-7721 Rework & Repair

Value Added Service

NuWaves is a recognized industry leader in Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) of standard surface mount assemblies, advanced technology products, mechanical assembly top level integration, and electronic assembly testing. Our most common production quantities are in lot sizes ranging from 1-1000. We are experts in the assembly of high mix, low-mid volume, and high-reliability products.

Design for Manufacturability Assemblies – DFMA

Real-Time Fully Integrated Inventory System for AVL

Incoming Material and Delivery Tracking

SiliconExpert Component Management

Flexibility for Push/Pull Situation

ITAR Registered

RoHS/REACH Compliant

Risk Mitigation

In order to decrease the risk of creating a product that falls below our quality standards, we take it upon ourselves to employ a Risk Mitigation Imperative, which includes:

Focus on Customer Spec

Conflict Minerals Reporting

Long Lead Materials Analysis

Alternative Component Recommendations

Counterfeit Part Mitigation


Our culture that has zero tolerance for errors is the foundation of everything we do, every day, for every client.

Our team works together to constantly strive for excellence throughout our daily tasks. We are committed to our customers’ success, seeking opportunities to build relationships, increase product quality, and deliver on-time and defect free services.

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