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Winners! Best Overall Business at the AWB Awards …

Very proud to announce that we were winners at this years Adur and Worthing Business Awards in the following categories: Winner:   Best Overall Business Category Winner:   Best Medium Sized Business Highly Commended:    Manufacturing Category A fitting tribute to the hard work and amazing team that we have at FermionX Why not contact…

The Voice of Experience

Read our article in the latest edition of Electronic Sourcing (Nov edition) on how we bring our design and manufacturing experience to customers thanks to our own brand product builds in Seward Stomacher lab blenders and Airbox Sampling Pumps. 14 November 2019 • www.electronics-sourcing.co.uk Choosing an electronics manufacturing service provider with first-hand experience of designing…

Shortlisted for local business awards

We are very proud to announce that we have been shortlisted as finalists in the Medium Sized Business and Manufacturing categories at the Adur and Worthing Business Awards.  It has been a fascinating process to go through as it gave us time to reflect on our business achievements, challenges and team accomplishments not only over…

New SMT placement machine now in place

This week saw us take delivery and set up our new surface mount placement machine (SMT). This increases our productivity and flexibility on our PCB assembly lines, and means that we can now run our three lines with a capacity of more than 100,000 component placements an hour! Added to our other services of box…

Why rebuild when you can replace?

‘Rework’ can be a false economy in manufacturing but as production automation continues to increase in speed and complexity, the decision to replace ball grid array components, rather than rebuild the entire board, can prove a more cost-effective solution. A BGA replacement option is useful for most OEMs, particularly small batch runs or where production…

Surface mount v through-hole mount – what and why

Growing demand for smaller technology with increased functionality has led to considerable advances in the mounting of components onto printed circuit boards in recent years. There are two primary techniques for doing this, surface mounting and through-hole mounting (also referred to as thru-hole mount).  But which of these two is the most efficient and under…

The benefits of box build assembly

Outsourcing your supply of essential components and services from your business can be fraught with challenges. From concern over whether your Contract Electronic Manufacturer (CEM) can be trusted to deliver a reliable service, to feeling comfortable handing over your precious product to a third party, each step holds its own challenges. With box build assembly…

The ‘right to repair’ .. are you and your products ready?

We are all aware that product lifespans on white goods have dropped over the years, mainly in relation to pricing.  Cheaper products have naturally resulted in lower build quality, performance and longevity, something acknowledged by the WTA (Whitegoods Trade Association). The ease of buying on line and our thirst for updated models with the latest…

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Collaboration key to designing out cost

Our very own Dan Crothers discussing collaboration in design and managing costs in the March edition of Electronics Sourcing magazine pg 17 – 18. Read the article here: Electronic Sourcing Mar 2019 or see the March Edition for yourself