Demand Planning

Effective and Cost-Saving Forecasting

What is Demand Planning?

In essence, demand planning is a balancing act that involves keeping a product’s inventory levels in line with the level of demand for the product. The process, of course, is a lot more complicated. Demand planning means keeping track of many things at once, including historical data, lead times, market trends, and even external factors such as weather and oil prices which can impact the cost of transportation. To do this successfully means having strong planning processes and robust supply chain connections in conjunction with production reliability and real-time tracking of lead times. 


For 35 years, PRIDE Industries has been helping customers by providing demand planning and forecasting for a wide range of products and part substitutions. Partnering with PRIDE Industries means access to solid vendor relationships, flexible production scheduling, and data-driven forecasting. We value all our partnerships and invest in keeping them strong. And while the technology for demand planning has changed over the years, our commitment to successfully getting your product to market has not. Our state-of-the-art demand planning will help you avoid product shortages or inventory overstock, even for products with cyclical demand. 

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Proud recipient of Global SMT & Packaging Magazine’s 2021 GLOBAL Technology Award in the Contract Services category. This award recognizes PRIDE Industries’ innovation in electronics manufacturing processes, engineering services, and strategic supplier management.

Featured Demand Planning Case Study

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PRIDE Industries builds and ships 3rd Stone Design’s life-saving medical devices for newborns: the Pumani CPAP, a low-cost respiratory system solution, and the BiliDx System, which affordably measures serum bilirubin levels.

Medical Device Manufacturing Services

With decades of experience as a trusted EMS, PRIDE Industries understands that your medical device must meet exceptionally high production standards. Our facilities are ISO 13485 and ISO 1900 certified and employ state-of-the-art medical device manufacturing technology. We employ in-house SMT engineers to run rigorous testing for each medical device we build. This thorough testing is done using digital condor flying probe testing, low to mid-volume flying probe in addition to 2D and 3D X-ray imaging–ensuring your products perform correctly every time. We also provide DfX and DfM reports, combined with detailed BOM analysis, helping to provide clear direction for simplifying production and ensuring component availability.

So whether you need to manufacture a Class I or Class II device, a saliva test kit, an active pressure therapy machine, or any other medical device, PRIDE Industries can deliver your product quickly, cost-effectively, and built to the highest quality standards.

Comprehensive Testing

We implement thorough testing protocols, including onsite PCBA testing, ICT, conformal coating, digital condor flying probe testing, and low to mid-volume flying probe testing.

2D and 3D X-ray Imaging

Our stringent quality control measures include the use of both 2D and 3D X-ray imaging to ensure that your products perform correctly every time.

Data-Driven Manufacturing

Our DFM and DFT reports, combined with detailed BOM analyses, offer clear direction for simplifying production and ensuring component availability.

State-of-the-Art PCBA Manufacturing

We have three, in-house SMTA Certified SMT Process Engineers and offer both surface mount (SMT) and mixed printed circuit board (PCB) assembly with RoHS and non-RoHS capabilities.

Full System Integration

Our skilled technicians can assemble and test your finished medical device, ensuring that only properly assembled and functioning products are shipped.

Exceptional Customer Service

We're always available to answer questions, make needed changes, and manage the needs of your product from order placement to on-time delivery.

Full Regulatory Compliance

PRIDE Industries is an ISO 9001 and 13485-registered facility. We comply fully with FDA regulations and are ITAR registered. 

EDI and Web-Based Interfaces

We use the latest communication technologies to implement urgent changes in product configuration and shipping parameters.

We deliver business excellence with a positive social impact

Sustainable Manufacturing

Circular-economy principles are the bedrock of our manufacturing processes, allowing us to provide fully sustainable products and solutions to our customers.

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