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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.

AWS Electronics Group opens new purpose built Electronics Manufacturing facility in Slovakia

AWS Electronics Group opens new purpose built Electronics Manufacturing facility in Slovakia

Enables high technology support at low cost

Worcester, UK - January 2011: AWS Electronics Group - a leading independent Electronic Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) provider - has announced it has opened a new purpose built facility in Slovakia as a result of new projects and growing order book. AWS Slovakia in Namestovo, less than two hours from Kracow airport, now provides a complete range of PCBA assembly, SMT and conventional PTH, cables and electro-mechanical assemblies and test services.

The 2600 sq metre facility is specifically designed for Electronic Manufacturing with full ESD flooring throughout and temperature and humidity controls, and follows other investments the company has made in equipment to provide state of the art manufacturing processes such as cable moulding machines, SMT pick and place plant and automated conformal coating processing.

AWS Electronics Achieves AS9100 Approval

AWS Electronics Achieves AS9100 Approval

AWS Electronics have achieved AS9100 certification for the manufacture of Wiring Harness and Cable Assembly to Aerospace Customer Requirements. The company is also due to complete full accreditation for Surface Mount Circuit Board Assembly and complete box build applications before the end of 2007.

Worcester, UK - December 2007: Already established and active within the Aerospace and military sectors, achieving AS9100 has been a major business priority. Alan Yearsley, Quality Manager for AWS said, "Our customers have been urging us to do this for some time so that they can place new business and expand their scope of supply with us."

AS9100 allows AWS to join a small but elite group of UK manufacturers who possess the skill base and financial stability to service the Aerospace sector.

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