NPI Process

The NPI process shown here is a simplified description of how we work, our NPI process is built around speed, quality and cross-function communication.

MONTHS EXPEDITE PROJECT
DEVELOPMENT

1. DISCOVERY

1 WEEK

2. PROJECT LAUNCH

2 WEEKS

3. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT

13 WEEKS

4. PROCESS DEVELOPMENT

7 WEEKS

5. PRODUCTION

READY FOR SERIES PRODUCTION

PHASE 1

DISCOVERY

1 WEEK

STEP 1

Requirements Definition

Kais project engineers communicate with customers in real-time, meticulously collect and organize relevant product information and certification requirements to speed up kick-off. To get started, simply fill an RFQ form or contact us about a customization project.

2 Working Days

STEP 2

Technical Analysis

Kais consists of experts and veteran engineers with vast experience in various relevant fields, they will guide and advise on your project every step of the way. Selecting the suitable cell is a crucial first step to a perfect battery. Find out more in Kais cell research lab.

3 Working Days

PHASE 2

PROJECT
LAUNCH

2 WEEKS

STEP 1

Kick-Off Meeting

Kais believes in the power of teamwork and collaboration, we carefully select the right combination of skills and experience tailored for each project. A good product comes down to having the right people for the job, Kais engineers are intelligent and driven individuals eager to take on innovative and challenging projects.

3 Working Days

STEP 2

Schedule Engineering

Kais PMs are the backbone of our projects, Kais PMs make and keep the project plan, finding the perfect balance between time, resource and quality through cross-function communication. The NPI process shown here is a simplified description of how we work.

7 Working Days

PHASE 3

PROTOTYPE
DEVELOPMENT

13 WEEKS

STEP 1

Prototype Designing

Kais engineers take an overall systematic approach in our design, catching any flaw and risk early on to reduce project time and committed resources. The battery pack design is much more complicated than it seems. Learn more about our mechanical and electrical engineers’ design methods.

20 Working Days

STEP 2

Prototype Design Evaluation

Kais uses simulation and modeling with advanced analysis methods to test our battery design against its actual operating conditions to ensure the reliability and the consistency of our products, scrutinizing different solutions, offering full knowledge for you to decide on.

15 Working Days

STEP 3

Prototype Preparation

With a thorough understanding of the safety standard requirement and certification processes, Kais prototype engineers can provide rapid prototyping service with the highest quality in the industry, ready to support and speed up your product prototype any time you need. Learn more about how we can help you expedite your certification process.

20 Working Days

STEP 4

Prototype Test Run

Client testing and tuning process of the prototype battery is supported by Kais engineers in real-time, we respond, discuss and readjust our design in parallel with our client. Learn more about how the Kais Battery Diagnostics tool can help you expedite your project development.

20 Working Days

STEP 5

Prototype Validation

The prototype is evaluated and validated through mutual agreement. We offer comprehensive customized testing solutions done right here at our KAIS testing center to ensure our components and products’ safety and reliability. Learn more about our customized test services catalog.

3 Working Days

CUSTOMIZED TEST CATALOG

PHASE 4

PROCESS
DEVELOPMENT

7 WEEKS

STEP 1

Product Design Freeze

Kais engineers take an overall systematic approach in our design, catching any flaw and risk early on to reduce project time and committed resources. The battery pack design is much more complicated than it seems. Learn more about our mechanical and electrical engineers’ design methods.

2 Working Days

STEP 2

Process Engineering

A perfect battery is made up of millions of perfectly executed details. Throughout our projects, we keep an open dialogue between the manufacturing experts and the solution engineers, ensuring the design intentions are perfectly executed. Kais engineers seize every technical detail as an opportunity to optimize. Learn about how we improve our quality and efficiency.

30 Working Days

STEP 3

Preliminary Series

We design and optimize our production line to fit each project’s particular requirements and guarantee quality through integrated MES and carefully placed fault detection equipment. Uncompromising quality control lies at the very heart of Kais’s manufacturing philosophy. Learn how we create lasting value for our customers through strict IPQC and lean manufacturing.

5 Working Days

STEP 4

Manufacturing Documentation

Kais utilizes the Production Part Approval Process to organize information and ensure that design intentions are consistently carried out. Our next-gen production floor is fully equipped with the latest smart-manufacturing equipment to enhance connectivity. Learn more about how Kais achieve industry 4.0.

5 Working Days

PHASE 5

PRODUCTION

READY FOR SERIES PRODUCTION

STEP 1

Series Production

Kais manufacturing experts constantly look for ways to optimize the cost and reliability of the product under production. We provide fully integrated sketch-to-scale services, and process millions of batteries each year. Learn more about how our production capability can support you in your expansion.

2 Working Days

STEP 2

End-of-Life

Kais service doesn't end with the product, we continue to support our clients with meticulously kept data and manufacturing documents as a reference for future projects. The success of the client's product is always our ultimate goal, our promise to you goes beyond quality.

3 Working Days

TOTAL PROGRESS
0 / 25 WEEKS