Applied Engineering is a contract assembly manufacturer right in the heart of Silicon Valley with over 40 years of experience. AE has the technological tools to manufacture and assemble components for the medical device, semiconductor, display, defense, computing, networking, and data storage industries.

Recent world events have emphasized the importance of a domestic contract assembly manufacturer with flexible manufacturing and assembly capabilities. Assembling in the U.S. can help your business reduce or eliminate your business’s exposure to trade tariffs. And when your overseas manufacturers and assemblers shut down due to pandemics, civil unrest, or labor disruptions, our facility in San Jose, California stands ready to assist your business.


When your business has already designed an assembly manufacturing process, we can dedicate as much manufacturing and assembly floor space as you need to accommodate your build plan.

Moreover, AE has experience working with development labs, startups, and established businesses for New Product Introduction (NPI). If you do not have an assembly manufacturing process for your new product, AE can help design a manufacturing processes to turn your concept into a finished product.

Our contract assembly manufacturing services can take a variety of forms including:

  • Contract assembly from components you source

  • Contract manufacturing and assembly of subsystems and complete system level products

  • Turnkey contract assembly manufacturing

Advanced Assembly Manufacturing Facility in Silicon Valley

AE’s modern contract assembly manufacturing facility has a high precision machine shop to support our production builds.  Our machine shop includes state-of-the-art CNC machines to produce complex parts as well as conventional machining, turning, grinding, and milling machines.

Our facilities also have over 1,000 square feet of clean room space for the assembly of precision measuring equipment, semiconductor capital equipment, and optical devices. AE can dedicate additional space to class 100 to class 1,000 clean rooms for larger manufacturing and assembly plans.

Just as important as our facilities and equipment are AE’s employees. We are a 100% employee-owned company and our employees bring the skills and passion to manufacture and assemble quality products.

Quality Management System (QMS)

AE is certified under ISO’s industry standards for QMS in general manufacturing and assembly and medical device manufacturing. We are also certified under SAE’s standards for QMS in aerospace manufacturing and registered with UL and ITAR. Our QMS and advanced testing and measuring equipment provide assurance that all products leaving our manufacturing and assembly facility meet your business’s specifications.

Contract Assembly Manufacturing for Any Situation

AE can handle any production volume and can support your business at any point in the assembly manufacturing design process.

  • Engineering support and product design

  • Prototyping

  • Complex assemblies

  • Automated assembly

  • Assembly by hand

  • Subcontractor manufacturing and assembly

  • OEM production and assembly

  • Single piece contract assembly manufacturing

  • Small volume contract assembly manufacturing

  • Large volume contract assembly manufacturing

Whether your business needs a turnkey contract assembly manufacturing or assembly manufacturing support, Applied Engineering can provide flexible manufacturing capabilities to meet your needs.

For assembly manufacturing quotes, call us at (408) 286-2134, send us an email, or use our contact form.