EC Electronics: One Global Company

Since 1984, when we first started the company in the UK, we have built up a strong reputation — backed by industry-recognised accreditations — for producing and supplying high-quality electronics-based products to customers across a range of industries. Now, we are a global electronics manufacturing services provider and operate fluidly around the world to provide key [...]

2020-06-25T08:52:04+00:00 June 25th, 2020|EC Electronics News, Manufacturing Services|

The Future of Global Electronics Supply Chains

The complexity of global supply chains depends largely on what and how much you’re sourcing. With some materials — like paper — you’ll find a suitable supplier almost anywhere in the world. However, in the electronics industry, things are not so straightforward. Multiple commodities from multiple suppliers across various geographic locations mean global electronics supply [...]

2020-06-25T08:29:28+00:00 June 25th, 2020|Manufacturing Services, Supply Chain Services|

Machined Components: What Are the Benefits?

In an industrial context, there are numerous ways to manufacture parts for specific applications. Some of the most common methods include die casting or machining of components. While die casting involves pouring molten material into a mould, machined parts are manufactured by cutting away material into the desired shape using a programmable robotic arm. One [...]

2020-06-11T08:40:47+00:00 June 11th, 2020|Manufacturing Services|

Saving Lives with Electronics in MedTech

The modern medical landscape would not be where it is today without the rapid progression and innovation of medical technology (or ‘MedTech’). We discussed the use of electronics in soft, flexible technology back in October. This piece outlined how electronics are being more widely incorporated into wearable and implantable MedTech. However, electronics are also used [...]

2020-04-17T16:23:48+00:00 April 17th, 2020|Manufacturing Services, Technology, Trends|

Industrial standards: choosing the right manufacturer for your next project

There are lots of reasons why, as an OEM, you might choose to outsource your electronics manufacturing. Perhaps you don’t have the necessary capabilities in house, or the money required for upfront investments in equipment. Or maybe you need help speeding up your time to market. However, electronics manufacturing is a complicated process. Any decision [...]

2020-02-13T09:27:50+00:00 February 13th, 2020|Manufacturing Services, Supply Chain Services|

How Electronics Manufacturing Changed Christmas

There once was a time when Christmas was hardly celebrated. In fact, it wasn’t until the end of the 19th century that it became an annual tradition celebrated around the world. But have you ever wondered who invented Christmas lights? Thomas Edison, the inventor of the light bulb, created the very first strand of electric lights. [...]

2020-03-02T11:45:53+00:00 December 19th, 2019|Manufacturing Services, Technology|

The Benefits of Custom Cable Assemblies

A cable assembly is a group of cables of varying constructions, sizes, lengths and colours arranged into a single unit. Pre-terminated cable assemblies are widely used by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to make installation quicker and easier when mass producing kit. Whilst standard cables may work in many instances when dealing with specific or complex [...]

2020-02-26T15:08:22+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Manufacturing Services|

The Role of PCBs in Everyday Life

  Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) are now an integral part of everyday life across a variety of different industries — from medical and automotive to telecommunications and consumer electronics. But how did we get to this point? Like many other great inventions, the PCB that we know today was built on a foundation of advancements [...]

2020-03-02T11:51:20+00:00 September 5th, 2019|Industry news, Manufacturing Services|

Break Point: Technology in Sport

It’s that time of year again when Henman Hill is filled with swathes of fans, Pimm’s, strawberries and cream: Wimbledon is upon us once more! Now streamed in more corners of the world than ever before thanks to advancements in technology, the annual tennis competition has opened up discussions about how technology has and is [...]

2019-07-19T13:50:19+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Manufacturing Services, Technology, Trends|

A Partner with a Plan: Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Choosing an electronics manufacturing services partner is never a straightforward decision. There are a number of different factors to consider first with cost, quality, location and the reputation of the partner all coming into play. But an often-overlooked factor is their Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) – which should provide a clear vision of how the [...]

2020-03-02T11:54:13+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Industry news, Manufacturing Services|