Nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley, Applied Engineering (AE) has been in business meeting the needs of customers since 1979. AE provides the most complete set of Contract Manufacturing / Electronics Manufacturing Services (CM/EMS), from prototype to high volume production. AE differentiates itself by providing advanced custom solutions thru our NPI process that are tailored to meet the specific needs of our customers. In addition, AE is a 100% employee owned company. Our employees/owners all have “skin in the game” bringing an unbridled passion and care to their respective roles and responsibilities. It is reflected in our relentless commitment to ensuring our customers continue to grow and be successful.

In recognition of the changing dynamics in an industry where supply chain expectations grow more sophisticated, we have developed a full range of integrated manufacturing solutions. Our market focus incorporates all the attributes of one-stop shopping as we leverage our vertically integrated infrastructure to produce complex manufacturing applications, whether in production volumes or accommodating high mix, medium to low volume programs.   

Additionally, we have implemented state-of-the-art, world class quality systems to ensure our customers continue to receive products and services that have the utmost integrity.  

Certifications / Programs

  • AS9100:2016 – Registered with UL-DQS

  • ISO 9001:2015 – Registered with UL-DQS

  • ISO 13485:2016  – Registered with UL-DQS

  • UL 508A – Registered with UL-DQS

  • Certified Bay Area Green Business – Santa Clara County

  • Supplier Excellence Alliance Lean Enterprise System
    (SEA LES)


  • Complete NPI Infrastructure

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Manufacturing Engineering

  • Configuration Management


  • Inventory Management

  • Turnkey System Level Integration

  • Final Test Validation for Complex Tool Builds

  • Clean Room Assembly (Class 100 and Class 1000)

  • Advanced Metrology Platform Build

  • Vacuum Leak Testing

  • High Precision Motion Assembly

  • Electromechanical Assembly

  • Fabrication of Exotic Materials

  • Precision Bobbinless Coils and Cables

  • State-of-the-Art CNC & CMM Equipment