ELECTRONIC industries, MANUFACTURING processes, VENTURE capital, and SEMICONDUCTOR industry
The article offers news briefs related to the electronic industry. According to scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, manufacturing processes are very inefficient in their use of energy and materials. Powerlase, the Sussex-based laser maker, has announced a significant investment from venture capitalists. ARM has introduced the Keil Microcontroller Prototyping System (MPS) for prototyping Cortex-M class processors.
OCCUPATIONAL training, CUSTOMER services, BUSINESS success, MANUFACTURING processes, RAPID prototyping, and NEW product development
The article reports that the Hethel Engineering Centre is offering some courses tailored to meet the requirements of the clients. The centre claims that its training offer opportunities for the growth and success of high performance engineering and manufacturing businesses. The rapid prototyping machines of the centre can help companies win new business contracts and launch more new products.
ELECTRONIC industries, MANUFACTURING processes, LEGAL compliance, STANDARDS, and INDUSTRIAL costs
The article discusses the factors that urge electronics sectors to keep production in Great Britain amid challenges that require highly complex manufacturing processes with strict regulatory compliance standards. It cites that manufacturers consider close geographic proximity that give them lowest total cost of ownership. It also notes that using British prototyping facility also gives a company direct access to engineers, operators and technicians.
Electronics Weekly. 5/16/2007, Issue 2288, p33-33. 1p. 1 Color Photograph.
ELECTRONIC industries, SYSTEMS design, MANUFACTURING processes, ENGINEERING services, and ELECTRONICS
The article discusses the quality of work offered by design service company Plexus Corp. in Great Britain. It states that the company's services include electronics and product development, test, prototyping, supply chain management or contract manufacturing and engineering services. The company has also been recruiting employees to work in the different areas of application development. In addition, it has built a design center in Scotland which addresses the needs of the industry.