AWS Electronics Ltd
AWS Electronics Group has grown rapidly by responding to customer needs and provides specialist, niche PCB assembly, complete product build and electro-mechanical assemblies. The Group brings together the high level technical capabilities and leading edge production technologies that are normally associated with multinationals, with an approach to customer service that is based on partnership and personal service.
AWS Electronics Ltd Articles
Slovakian facility expanded by AWS
AWS 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.
AWS appoints Group Sales Director
AWS 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.
AWS receives accreditation to ISO
Adding to its other internationally-recognised standards, including AS/EN 9100, ISO-9001 and ISO-14001, AWS has received accreditation to ISO 13485. This is an international quality management system for the design and manufacture of medical devices. With the medical sector being so vibrant in the UK and Europe, this accreditation is particularly important for AWS.
AWS delivers end-to-end capabilities from fast-track NPI turnaround to through-life support from dedicated UK site
AWS has announced it has consolidated its UK manufacturing sites and is taking on more business at its facility in Slovakia. The capabilities of two satellite sites, AWS Newbury and AWS Biggleswade, have been incorporated into the company’s main 48,000 ft² plant at Newcastle under Lyme. The consolidated site now provides fast-track NPI turnaround to customers and complete through life product support (MRO), as well as box build, ...
AWS Group accredited by Nadcap – completes ‘full set’ of process and quality approvals
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.
AWS Group supports manufacturing from creation through to end-of-life
AWS Group – one of the UK’s leading independent Electronic Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) providers – has developed its group capabilities to support all phases of a contact, from new product introduction, through ramp up and full production, to MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) and end-of-life. This is especially important in sectors such as defence, telecoms, security and mass transport, where products are expected to have...
Mirror plants enable AWS Electronics to deliver top quality, best price cable assembly service
AWS Group – one of the UK’s leading independent Electronic Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) providers – has developed mirrored cable assembly operations in Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK and Namestrovo, Slovakia, enabling the company to deliver fast turn around, full production run and low cost manufacturing services.
Leading SC21 aerospace and defence EMS manufacturer to showcase services at NDI Conference
AWS Electronics Group is to take part in the prestigious NDI Annual Conference and Exhibition on 24th and 25th March at Saviles Hall at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. The theme of the Conference - “Innovate, diversify, export – strategies to aid growth for the Defence Security and Aerospace Supply Network” – is one which AWS Electronics thoroughly supports, as demonstrated by the company’s leading supplier and Silver ...
SC21 leader AWS Electronics Group speaks at IAQG conference
AWS Electronics Group – a leading independent Electronic Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) provider – was recently invited to discuss quality issues and especially the benefits of SC21 at the IAQG Annual Conference. The International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) is a co-operative Global organisation of companies responsible for wide range of quality accreditations and quality management systems within the aerospace and space sectors.
AWS Electronics Group opens new purpose built Electronics Manufacturing facility in Slovakia
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.
AWS Electronics Group achieves SC21 silver status for second consecutive year
AWS Electronics Group has received SC21 Silver Award Status for the second consecutive year for its ongoing quality and delivery performance. AWS were showing at this years Farnborough Air show for the first time and their success with SC21 was also echoed on other stands by the Midlands Aerospace Alliance which supports and represents the aerospace industry across the Midlands and which works closely with ADS, the trade body advancing UK aerospa...
Speedplacer SW helps AWS Group speed up prototype/low volume PCB assembly
AWS Group, one of the UK’s leading independent Electronic Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) providers, is using the newly-available V 2.04 Speedplacer software from Speedplacer Ltd at its AWS Cemgraft location to simplify the process of populating PCBs by hand, thereby reducing time, eliminating errors and cutting the cost of producing prototype and low volume boards.
AWS Electronics offers quick turn cable assembly service
AWS Group - one of the UK’s leading independent Electronic Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) providers – is now offering a quick turn around service from its AWS Electronics manufacturing site in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Whereas the standard production leadtime offered is 15 working days, AWS offers a three-five day turn around for prototype or Fast Track requests.
AWS Group believes momentum for SC21 as ‘flagship vehicle for change’ in defence and aerospace sectors is growing
During a recent address to the A|D|S Quality Conference at RAF Cosford, Mike Berridge, Director of Business Improvement for AWS Group - one of the UK’s leading independent Electronic Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) providers - gave his views on the SC21 program, highlighting significant challenges for the defence and aerospace sector. AWS is one of only 16 companies out of 7000 suppliers to the aerospace industry to have been accredited with ...
Consolidation at AWS as it creates Centre of Excellence for Aerospace & Defence
AWS Group has recently consolidated its two Staffordshire operations at its Newcastle under Lyme site, and in the process, has created a new facility designed for growth incorporating a Centre of Excellence for the production of electronic assemblies for a range of sectors including military and aerospace.
AWS Group expands Fast Track AWS Group capability
AWS Group has announced that following the success of its ‘Fast Track’ operation at AWS Cemgraft in Newbury, a similar service and facility has been set up at AWS Ltd on its Newcastle-Under-Lyme site, providing a turnaround of prototyping or urgent low volume production orders within five to ten days.
AWS Group investment in Slovakia leads to £1M+ automotive order
AWS Group has announced that investment in new production and test equipment at its low cost manufacturing facility at Namestrovo in Slovakia has resulted in orders worth over £1M from the automotive sector.
AWS increases capability of SMT line to process larger boards
AWS Cemgraft - part of the AWS Group, has recently invested to upgrade its surface mount production line to handle large boards. In response to an enquiry from a leading industrial computer manufacturer, Cemgraft worked with key suppliers including surface mount assembly equipment maker, Juki Automation Systems and reflow oven manufacturer, Heller Industries supplier by ZEN Production Equipment to develop its automated line be able to handle boar...
AWS Group investment in new ERP system leads to increased efficiency and reduced costs
AWS Group has recently completed the installation of a common, Group-wide Enterprise Resource Planning system which coordinates all the resources, information and activities needed to complete business processes.
AWS Group delivers Whole Life Support services
Through strategic acquisition and a planned business approach, AWS Group, one of the UK’s leading independent Electronic Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) providers, is now is an excellent position to offer Whole Life Support services to the electronics manufacturing sector. The group comprises AWS Cemgraft, AWS Electronics, AWS Slovakia and AWS Jantec, with each company specialising in a different manufacturing function, from initial design and pr...