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Autumn 2017 Newsletter

In this Autumn 2017 edition of our newsletter, the cover story talks about our recent investment in a new automated conformal coating line, confirming to our customers our commitment to continued investment and growing our capability to deliver a quality on-time service. With improved throughput, this dedicated line delivers a consistent quality finish conforming to IPC standards. […]

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Speedboard focus on Quality

Speedboard Assembly Services, a leading Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM), is delighted to announce the appointment of Benjamin Thorpe to the position of Quality Manager. Benjamin joins us with more than 10 years formal experience within a quality-related role in the electronics manufacturing industry.  Exposure to other industries include aerospace, defence and education; inclusive of the […]

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Speedboard continues to invest to support growing business

Speedboard Assembly Services, a leading Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM), is pleased to announce it has invested over £100,000 in a new automated conformal coating line. The new automated process line will increase speed and accuracy of PCBA conformal coating at Speedboard, producing higher quality assemblies with a superior consistent coating, more efficiently.  The line is […]

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Speedboard Assembly Services delivers another year of strong sales and profit growth

Speedboard Assembly Services, a leading Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM), has closed its 2016-2017 financial year with a turnover of £12.5m, up circa 12% on FY 2015-2016 (which closed at £11.1m, up circa 20% on FY 2014-2015). The continued strong growth is attributed to new business wins and increased volumes of work from existing customers, some […]

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Speedboard Assembly Services awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification

Speedboard Assembly Services, a leading Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM), is pleased to announce that it has been certified to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard. An independent assessment was conducted by the leading certification body, the British Standards Institution (BSI) and the auditor’s report flagged no non-conformity issues and described Speedboard’s quality management system as ‘outstanding’. […]

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Speedboard Assembly Services invests for the future

Speedboard Assembly Services, a leading Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM), is pleased to announce that following year-on-year growth, it is investing for the future by expanding its shop floor. Speedboard has been located in the heart of Windsor for over 30 years and the extra 3,000 sq ft of space gives the facility a total of […]

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

In this Spring 2017 edition of our newsletter, we talk about how we’ve been named Manufacturer of the Year by Elektra.  This is a huge honour, as the award celebrates the achievements of companies and individuals across Europe and recognises best practice within our fast-paced electronics industry.   In this issue, find out about how we […]

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Speedboard strengthens Account Management team

Speedboard Assembly Services, a leading Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM), is pleased to announce the appointment of Sophie Duwensee as an Account Manager. In this role, Sophie will be responsible for managing key accounts and developing a customer portfolio within a dedicated Customer Focus Team.  Speedboard introduced Customer Focus Teams in 2015 to improve the level of […]

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From Strength to Strength

Speedboard Assembly Services appoints Sales & Business Development Director and Marketing Coordinator Speedboard Assembly Services, a leading Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM), is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Thwaites as Sales & Business Development Director and Kate Morris as Marketing Coordinator. Andy has over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and business development […]

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Contract Manufacturing Milestone Reached

Speedboard Assembly Services supplies JENOPTIK with its 2000th VECTOR camera unit, through a service in which responsiveness, flexibility and product quality are essential Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM) Speedboard Assembly Services has supplied its customer JENOPTIK Traffic Solutions UK with its 2,000th VECTOR camera unit. The CEM has been assembling JENOPTIK’s VECTOR units, of which there […]

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Manufacturer of the Year

Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM) Speedboard Assembly Services was named ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ at the 2016 Elektra European Electronics Industry Award ceremony in London on 1st December. The prestigious award was given in recognition of the level of support Speedboard provides its customers under engagements that are becoming increasingly collaborative. In addition, Speedboard’s impressive growth, [...]
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Sales and Marketing Director- Nick Fairhead

Continued Growth- 20% Increase in Turnover

Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM) Speedboard Assembly Services has closed its 2015-16 financial year with a turnover of £11.10m, up circa 20% on FY 2014-15. Moreover, FY 2014-15 was a record growth year for Speedboard, closing at £9.23m and up 24% on the previous year [£7.45m]. Together, these growth figures represent an increase in turnover of 49% over […]

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NPI- Making a difference article cover

Making A Difference- NPI in Manufacturing

Contract Electronics Manufacturers (CEMs) can add substantial value to New Product Introductions (NPIs) but only if the outsourcing engagement model is collaborative rather than transactional. Nick Fairhead, Sales & Marketing Director of Speedboard Assembly Services, explains how ‘virtual shop floor’ arrangements produce a real win-win. The practice of outsourcing the manufacture of PCB assemblies (PCBAs) is commonplace within the electronics industry. However, in the current economic […]

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Speedboard Partnership

Reliable & Trusted Partnership

Speedboard continues to strengthen its partnership with Network Router Specialist Vocality. The key to the success in the collaboration lies in both parties ensuring they are reliable, trustworthy and open. Single Manufacturer All of Vocality’s PCB assembly and manufacturing (with the exception of some final customer configuration) is now outsourced to CEM, Windsor-based Speedboard Assembly Services. Previously Vocality used four different PCB assembly services of […]

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Speedboard's Dedicated Customer Teams

Strength Through Structure

Speedboard is pleased to announce that it has created dedicated customer teams as part of its strategy to become CEM partner-of-choice for any customer seeking a professional, efficient and value-added service.  This organisational change will help ensure that Speedboard continues to be able to meet its customers’ requirements – and support its growth – in ever-demanding […]

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