What Can the Electronics Industry Learn from the Pandemic?

The side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt across almost every sector worldwide. And for the electronics industry, this period has been rife with change and uncertainty. From fluctuating demand and labour shortages to global supply chain issues, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers have adapted to numerous challenges [...]

2021-10-01T11:29:02+01:00October 1st, 2021|Industry news, Uncategorized|

How Can Technology Improve Safety and Productivity in the Industrial Sector?

As the world becomes more and more digital, new technology is quickly permeating every industry and sector. Technological developments have rapidly revolutionised the modern world, increasing the efficiency of production and improving working and living environments at an exponential rate. For example, with the development of Industry 4.0, we have seen vast improvements in the [...]

2021-06-15T20:48:05+01:00June 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Product Realisation: From Concept to Customer

Every great product starts with an idea. But how do you turn that idea into a fully functional electronic product? The answer lies in effective product realisation services. Product realisation combines market research and technological requirements with capabilities and resources to define the new product designs and requisite manufacturing services. Through a six-stage process, you [...]

2020-12-18T13:04:21+00:00December 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Electronics in MedTech: Who Wants to Live Forever?

Throughout recent times, the medical industry has seen an explosion of innovative technologies which are reshaping many aspects of health and medicine. From AI-based monitors to implantable devices, medical technology (or “MedTech” as it is often known) has seen a significant volume of patent applications over the past 20 years or so. The industry shows [...]

2020-01-27T08:50:29+00:00October 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

A Complete Box Build Assembly Service

Sometimes referred to as ‘system integration’, a box build is the process of assembling a single printed circuit board (PCB) or various PCBs, along with all the connected wiring and cables, into an enclosure to create a complete ‘boxed product’. This enclosure could be made of various materials including steel, aluminium, brass, wood, plastic and [...]

2020-09-30T09:43:45+01:00August 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Is it time to outsource your manufacturing projects?

Contract manufacturing is a form of outsourcing whereby a business enters into an arrangement or formal agreement with a manufacturing firm for parts, products or components. Typically, the work is transferred to an external supplier because they are better equipped to complete it – either due to their advanced skillset or resources. There are several [...]

2020-03-02T11:52:55+00:00June 10th, 2019|Manufacturing Services, Technology, Uncategorized|

Comprehensive Electronics Manufacturing Services

We are proud to announce that EC Electronics was recently selected as Industrial Process News’ Electronics Manufacturer of the Month! This was due to our unrivalled expertise in the manufacture and supply of electronics-based products for OEMs and product innovators worldwide. Established in 1984 by John Simmonds, EC Electronics has seen exponential growth over the [...]

2020-09-30T09:44:54+01:00June 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Sustainability in electronics manufacturing

According to the UN, globally, the population is expected to rise to 9.3 billion in 2050. With global electronic waste hitting 50 tonnes per annum, population rises mean further urbanisation and increasing affluence in developing and developed nations. As we gather more ‘stuff’ the question becomes is it our problem or someone else’s? With 80% [...]

2020-09-30T09:57:50+01:00September 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Advances in pharmaceutical electronics

Devices which assist the dispensing of pharmaceutical products serve two purposes: to reduce errors in medical prescribing and address unused or unnecessary medicine waste. Medtech machines which identify which drugs are connected with which patient, and autodispense the correct medication and in the right dosage for specific needs are paving the way to reducing prescription [...]

2018-09-25T13:46:21+01:00September 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|
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