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Unite around a collaborative supply chain

Dan Haines, Supply Chain Manager at FermionX takes a look at how opportunistic the electronic component distribution marketplace has become. Component prices have risen dramatically in the last 12-months.  Increasing demand and lack of availability has led many distributors to increase their prices accordingly, knowing many manufacturers have no choice but to pay. But just…

National Apprenticeship Week – Celebrating Our Team

At FermionX, we have ambitious goals for the future of our training and internal upskilling programmes. As a family run business, it has always been at the heart of what we do. Furthermore, we’re proud to support local community incentives in offering apprenticeships and job opportunities to those local to our HQ in Worthing.  Therefore,…

Supply chain management during COVID-19

At FermionX, we like many other businesses in the UK, had to adapt quickly to the restrictions put in place to help combat the COVID-19 crisis. Strength in supply chain management during COVID-19 hasn’t been easy. We’ve worked hard to ensure business continuity and minimise component shortages, further supporting our customer production. We spoke to…

FermionX Ltd – BREXIT update

Important update for our FermionX, Airbox and Seward customers operating within the European Economic Area regarding BREXIT FermionX GmbH: As 1st January 2021 approaches, we want to assure all our valued customers within the European Economic Area (EEA) that we at FermionX Ltd have been making plans for several years to ensure that the transition…

Fermionx Ltd Business Update | A message from John Patrick

A message to our partners, colleagues and friends from Chairman of FermionX Ltd, John Patrick. Thank you We recognise this has been an extremely challenging year for everyone and it has impacted not just our work but family, friends, schools and our general sanity. Despite this, I couldn’t be more proud of what we have…

We’re investing in the service we offer – find out how here

FermionX Ltd has been providing contract electronic manufacturing services in the UK for over 30 years. We work across a broad industry base including oil and gas, medical, automotive, aerospace, industrial and audio customers. We have positioned ourselves in the small to medium volume space, providing electronic manufacturing solutions to customers that have high mix…

Supporting the UK electronics manufacturing industry

WE’RE PROUD TO PLAY OUR PART IN SUPPORTING THE UK ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY. HELPING IT TO RECOVER LOST GROUND AND PICK ITSELF BACK UP AGAIN. Thanks to the Sussex Chamber of Commerce for including us in the September edition of Business Edge magazine. Find out how Managing Director, Dan Crothers took things back to basics…

2020 Forecast on supply chain challenges

This month, Electronic Sourcing magazine asked a range of business leaders for their views  on the trends and forecasts for the coming year in manufacturing.  Dan Crothers, FermionX MD added his thoughts.  you can read the full article here. How do you envisage the UK electronic component industry will perform in 2020? 2020 will see…

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…