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16Nov

Building a Renewable Future

Something remarkable happened to Britain’s national power grid this summer. On 11 June a record 70% of all electricity generated for the UK’s homes and businesses came from low-carbon sources, such as solar, wind and tide.

That day was a glimpse into the future.

05Sep

Providing a Best of British Manufacturing Service

From agriculture through to the film industry, the Best of British tag is used to signify quality on both the national and international stage. In the post-Brexit era, this hallmark will be used to open doors, make trade deals and boost our country’s economy.…

29Aug

How can a CEM add value to your supply chain?

The global electronics market is enjoying a buoyant year, posting sales figures that are between 15% and 20% up from this time twelve months ago. This headline statement may make for good reading for those in the industry. For many original equipment manufacturers and contract electronic manufacturers, however, this increase in both sales and revenue is causing problems.…

21Aug

Vacancy: Inspection & Test Technician

THIS VACANCY HAS NOW BEEN FILLED.

We are looking for a talented individual with a keen eye for detail to join our production team as an Inspection and Test Technician.

The suitable candidate will, ideally, have experience of working with electronics and be knowledgeable about all relevant testing, control and quality procedures.…

07Aug

Everything You Need to Know About Northern Manufacturing 2017

For the third year in a row, DJ Assembly will be heading across the Pennines to exhibit at Northern Manufacturing (Stand D37), one of the United Kingdom’s most important trade events for the electronics industry.

The two-day exhibition will take place on September 27th and 28th and will be held at EventCity in Manchester, one of the largest conference venues located in the north of England.

21Jun

Why are Electronic Component Lead Times Rising?

The first half of 2017 has seen electronic component lead times increase, the result of ongoing capacity concerns, the fallout from recent, high-profile mergers, and a sharp spike in demand.

Rather predictably, this had led to a flurry of speculation that supply chains are about to suffer from long-term shortages.…

23May

From Concept to Completion: A DJ Assembly Case Study

With a history dating back to the 1880s, Tinius Olsen is one of the premier manufacturers and suppliers of precision testing equipment. Used the world over, the machinery that Tinius Olsen design are used to research how materials such as metal, polymers and textiles perform under extreme stress.

02May

Counting The Cost of Copper

Earlier this year, the share prices of the world’s leading mining companies were on the rise. Evraz, saw its value increase by 6 percent whilst BHP Billiton, Glencore and Antofagasta all saw modest single-digit growth. The reason for this upward trajectory?…

10Apr

11 Points to Consider When Selecting a New Contract Electronic Manufacturing Partner

There are many reasons for an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to outsource production to a subcontractor.

It could be because costs need to be lowered and partnering with a contract electronic manufacturer (CEM) will help achieve efficiencies across the board. Or demand has increased and now your existing capabilities are unable to cope with the upturn.