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Are apprenticeships the answer to the electronics skills gap?

The UK electronics industry has for some time been facing a technical skills gap. STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) are not a popular choice for school leavers even with various incentives and schemes in place to encourage students to take an interest. As employers in the electronics sector we, and our friends in […]

Published on: Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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How to Protect your Electronic Components

So, you’ve designed a fantastic new product, but it doesn’t look very pretty and it’s also at the mercy of the elements until it’s been enclosed in some way. That’s the problem with electronic components; they may be highly innovative, even beautiful in the eye of the engineer, but they do need to be protected. […]

Published on: Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Can 30 billion things really be inter-connected?

The Internet of Things is a reality. Homes are already fitted with smart thermostats and people are living in new smart cities in the Far East. In fact, it is projected that 30 billion things could all be joined up on the Internet of Things within the next couple of years. The Internet of Things […]

Published on: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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The Internet of Things (IoT) and Hardware Opportunities

Not so long ago the Internet of Things (IoT) was a concept that was confined to sci-fi and children’s ideas about what the future would look like. Now it has become the fastest technology growth market, with Bains predicting that by 2020 annual revenues could exceed $450 billion for the IoT vendors selling hardware and […]

Published on: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Acquisition of Hunter Cable Assemblies Ltd

  PRESS RELEASE 14th December 2016 Acquisition of Hunter Cable Assemblies Ltd   EC Electronics are pleased to announce the acquisition of Hunter Cable Assemblies Ltd (HCAL) from Arcum Ltd. EC Electronics have a strategy of long term growth by acquisition and adding HCAL to the group represents a major step forward with these plans.  […]

Published on: Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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EC’s Quality team successfully completes the ISO 9001 re-certification process

Kevin Osgood, EC’s Group Quality  Manager comments: “After a total of 6 days’ successful auditing with no non-compliances at our operational sites in the UK, Romania and Hong Kong our new ISO9001 certificate has been issued. Thanks for everyone’s efforts prior to, and during, the audits. Certification to this standard is a prerequisite to trading […]

Published on: Friday, August 14th, 2015
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Sub Assembly Services ( SAS ) Ltd joins the EC Group following acquisition

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Subassembly Services Ltd (SAS) on 3rd August 2015. As part of the EC group, SAS will continue to trade independently with its established and loyal customer base from its factory in Tewkesbury. “We are really excited about this new business” says Group Managing Director, Phil Simmonds. “SAS have […]

Published on: Thursday, August 13th, 2015
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EC named official sponsors of charity auction

EC Electronics are pleased to announce that we are sponsoring a charity auction event in aid of an ex-soldier, now Postman – Tim McNamara – in his challenge to climb 24 peaks in 24 hours. He hopes this charity auction will provide an extra boost in sponsorship to undertake this challenge, raising even more money […]

Published on: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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EC to exhibit at Southern Manufacturing 2015

EC Electronics are pleased to announce that we shall be exhibiting at Southern Manufacturing 2015. Southern Manufacturing is one of the largest manufacturing exhibitions in  the country and is held yearly in the early spring in Farnborough, Hampshire, with this year’s event being held on the 10th to the 12th February 2015. It showcases the […]

Published on: Monday, January 12th, 2015
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EC Launches Newsletter

Last week saw EC Electronics launch its first newsletter. It will cover all the highlights of the company’s affairs over the quarter and will let our customers know exactly what we are getting up to at EC,  including our plans for the future. Phil Simmonds EC’s Managing Director commented saying, ” It’s an exciting new […]

Published on: Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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