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EMS Provider AWS Electronics expands Slovakian facility to meet increased demand

EMS Provider AWS Electronics expands Slovakian facility to meet increased demand

Lower production costs coupled with customer confidence drives £2m investment in offshore operation.

Worcester, UK - May 2014: AWS, one of Europe’s leading specialist contract electronics manufacturers, has announced that it has increased investment and expanded facilities in its operation in Slovakia to meet customer demand. AWS manufactures technically complex products and has customers across a wide range of market sectors. It is one of very few European EMS suppliers to hold ISO 9001 (2000) AS/EN 9100, NADCAP, ISO 14001 and Silver ADS SC21 status for supply chain excellence. Expansion of the company’s facility in Slovakia has been driven by its ability to meet demanding standards while maintaining highly competitive pricing.

AWS Electronics Group appoints experienced EMS business development executive Michal Mraz as Group Sales Director

AWS Electronics Group appoints experienced EMS business development executive Michal Mraz as Group Sales Director

AWS to drive worldwide sales growth from AWS facility in Slovakia as customers take advantage of lower production costs.

Worcester, UK - May 2014: AWS, one of Europe’s leading specialist contract electronics manufacturers, has announced the appointment of Michal Mraz as Group Sales Director, effective immediately. Mraz is responsible for driving worldwide business for the Group as the company sees increased demand for its services from existing and new customers seeking to access its cost-competitive manufacturing facilities in Slovakia. Mraz is an experienced EMS business development director who has worked in both the global and in-country EMS base. A Slovak national, Mraz has had business training in the UK and speaks fluent English, German and Russian.

AWS invest in leading edge Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI) equipment

AWS invest in leading edge Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI) equipment

Anyone involved in printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) design, manufacture or procurement will tell you that components have become smaller and more complex. So much so, that the technology to visually inspect them has needed to change.

Worcester, UK - February 2012: AWS has a solid reputation in the industry for the quality and reliability of its products, confirmed in the last 12 months with approvals from NADCAP for its process capability. AWS engineers felt it was time to purchase the state of the art equipment. As part of its wider strategy for interchangeability and standardisation across sites, AWS purchased 3 machines for each of it’s SMT Facilities.

AWS Group extending the life of customer assets

AWS Group extending the life of customer assets

Responding to economic uncertainty more customers opting for Maintenance & Repair rather than, buy new.

Worcester, UK - October 2011: Many companies under the pressures of the current economic downturn are looking at their equipment and are deferring that decision to buy new, opting instead to keep the older legacy equipment going for longer. In some installations this decision can be for as long as another 20 years where government and government agencies are affected by the current round of spending cuts.

AWS Group accredited by Nadcap – completes ‘full set’ of process and quality approvals

AWS Group accredited by Nadcap – completes ‘full set’ of process and quality approvals

Leading EMS provider accredited by major international ‘continuous improvement’ body.

Worcester, UK - June 2011: AWS Group – one of the UK’s leading independent Electronic Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) providers – has just received notice of accreditation by Nadcap, the body which aims to provide continual improvement within the aerospace, defence, automotive and related industries. Together with ISO 9001 (2000), AS/EN 9100 and ISO 14001 plus Silver status for supply chain excellence in the ADS SC21 programme, this most-recent and challenging approval means that AWS Group has ‘the full set’ of quality and process certification.

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