20 things that happened in UK manufacturing you should know

The Manufacturer | January 28, 2019

20 things that happened in UK manufacturing you should know
This month in an industry has seen The Manufacturer report on a variety of sectors, technological advancements, and innovations from leading British businesses. Here are the top 20 things that happened in UK manufacturing in February.
From supersonic jets and solving the skills gap of the future, to the launch of the Annual Manufacturing Report 2019 at the House of Lords, and leading innovation in the femcare industry. February proves UK manufacturing is in high spirits.
The Annual Manufacturing Report 2019 was launched, and with it came exclusive insights into the key opportunities and challenges UK manufacturing businesses to face.

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Faced with increasing global competition, evolving consumer and regulatory demands, and shrinking profit margins, consumer companies are being forced to deliver a growing mix of different products more quickly and at lower cost into the marketplace. There is intense pressure to optimize production efficiency with greater agility and control than ever before and without large capital expenditures.

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Digicom Electronics, Inc. an innovation and quality-driven Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) organization situated in Oakland, CA, is situated to help the progressing pattern to coastal hardware producing back to America. For quite a long time there has been abundant conversation all through the gadgets business gauging the expenses and advantages of seaward assembling. Between the ever-expanding unpredictability of hardware flexibly chain and the financial disturbance brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, quality-guaranteed inland assembling is a higher priority than any time in recent memory. Digicom stays a main organization at the front line of the homegrown assembling industry. A Recent Update from the Department of Defense As of late, the United States Department of Defense (DOD) remarked on the present status of onshoring hardware fabricating. Ellen M. Master – who holds the title of Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment at the DOD – said that because of the seaward assembling and gathering of most hardware, we can no more drawn out "plainly distinguish the family" of our gadgets items in the United States. With tangled, untraceable abroad assembling history of most gadgets items, whoever makers the hardware can conceivably hold the keys to the item's backdoors. To ensure organizations' Intellectual Property (IP) and assurance the security of programming frameworks, they can depend the assembling with a respectable, ITAR confirmed electronic gatherings maker like Digicom Electronics. How Digicom Electronics Manufacturing Safeguards Your Intellectual Property The United States producing industry has probably the most severe quality control and administrative frameworks on the planet. On the off chance that building guaranteed electronic get together items in America, organizations need to follow an exacting code of moral direct and exactness creation measures. Because of that thorough quality confirmation framework, organizations can have confidence that locally fabricated items from Digicom Electronics are worked with the most extreme quality while ensuring the security of IP. We have the completely recognizable, ITAR-guaranteed trail of cautious documentation to demonstrate it. What Digicom Does to Protect Customers' Intellectual Property We Are ITAR Compliant – Digicom keeps up ITAR enrollment and consistence. The International Traffic and Arms program basically spreads out a severe plan for quality control and data sharing. Consistence with all ITAR prerequisites guarantees that the whole assembling measure is fastidiously reported, and that all clients' data is taken care of with the most extreme consideration and secrecy. Client NDA arrangements – As a component of consistence with ITAR, we sign and maintain restricting NDA concurrences with our clients, merchants, contractual workers and every other accomplice. These NDA arrangements lawfully ensure that delicate item plans and particulars will be treated as highly confidential data. Quality Control Systems – All items are made with adherence to the most severe strategies in tending to the consideration of client property. These remember away from and care of client property for site, to cautious and discrete scattering of configuration documents to redistributed elements for manufactured parts. Digicom takes additional consideration to secure and control reports during creation and incorporates documenting for safe stockpiling after creation for a long time. Careful and different guaranteed quality control frameworks incorporate AS9100:2016 Rev D, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 13485:2016 and numerous others. Made in America Digicom is a glad American organization. Our clients' items are amassed here in the United States. That guarantees exactness and privacy are woven into the DNA of our gadgets, right down underneath the circuit sheets. There's no stress over noxious firmware backdoors or below average craftsmanship. We convey quality electronic gatherings precisely as envisioned while surpassing each assembling desire en route. About Digicom Electronics Digicom Electronics offers advanced electronics manufacturing with "Made in the USA" quality that fits the needs of larger enterprises while at the same time providing the benefits and individual attention needed to serve start-up companies. Digicom collaborates in all aspects of the process, from the design for manufacturability to the final, fully compliant product. Material procurement and management services include planning, purchasing, expediting, and warehousing of components and materials. Digicom has AS9100:2016 (Rev D) aerospace quality, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 13485:2016 medical quality, quality system regulation 21 CFR 820, ITAR, HUBZone, Small Business, and numerous other certifications.

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Spotlight

Faced with increasing global competition, evolving consumer and regulatory demands, and shrinking profit margins, consumer companies are being forced to deliver a growing mix of different products more quickly and at lower cost into the marketplace. There is intense pressure to optimize production efficiency with greater agility and control than ever before and without large capital expenditures.