LONDON Phil Inness, managing director of Axis Electronics (Bedford, England), is to be the new group chair of the Association of Contract Electronic Manufacturers (ACeM), the Intellect group for companies involved in contract electronic manufacturing.
ACeM has has a range of activities planned for the autumn including the campaigns to raise the profile of contract electronic manufacturing with policy makers, to source funding for training services and to help companies to take advantage of R&D tax credits as well as the development of a market trend discussion forum.
“The contract electronic manufacturing sector in the U.K. is an important one with world-class standards,” said Inness. “Intellect’s ACeM group has an important role to play in developing the sector. Over the next couple of years, we plan to run a programme that will provide practical help to manufacturers to improve their businesses and grow the sector in the U.K. It is vital that we engage with all U.K. contract manufacturing companies to maximise the value and impact of our activities.”
The first meeting of the new look ACeM group is on September 27. ACeM is one of 20 electronics groups that Intellect runs.