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Order book full for 2016

posted Feb 29, 2016, 12:03 PM by Doug Sinclair
Sinclair Interplanetary will not be accepting any new orders in 2016.  The order book will re-open on January 1, 2017.

At the moment we are building 24 satellites' worth of ACS equipment.  That's more than enough for one year.  We don't want to be greedy, and it's important to us that our competitors maintain a healthy market share.  The whole small satellite ecosystem benefits from the ideas that a multitude of manufacturers bring to it.

Easing away from 100% production capacity will let us concentrate on a few long-term activities:
  • R&D for new products (magnetic bearings on reaction wheels, a new lightweight star tracker)
  • Implementation of an improved configuration control and inventory management system
  • Staff part-time education
  • A nice long vacation
We look forward to greeting 2017 with a stronger infrastructure and the ability to handle larger volumes of business.