TRL Technology opens manufacturing facility - Embedded.com

TRL Technology opens manufacturing facility

LONDON — TRL Technology Ltd has opened a manufacturing facility in Tewkesbury, U.K., after an investment programme of more than £1.8million.

The facility is located in a purpose-equipped 20,000 sq ft building, which also houses the company's Customer Support and Quality Assurance Centre. A team of more than 50 staff provide a complete manufacturing process including procurement, production/test engineering, stores, production control and systems.

“This new facility represents an extremely important step for TRL Technology. It provides us with a high tech medium volume production capability to support the state of the art designs being developed by our specialist business divisions,” said, Director of Manufacturing, Martin Somers. “These cover a wide range of advanced defence electronics, satellite monitoring and commercial solutions, as well as manufacture for a number of ongoing contracts with the UK MoD, the US DoD and other government agencies around the world.”

TRL Technology adopts a full design for manufacture (DFM) and design for test (DFT) approach, complemented by the surface mount technology (SMT) line equipment and systems, as well as advanced selective soldering equipment, automatic optical inspection (AOI) techniques for optimum product quality, and in-house developed automated test equipment (ATE) solutions.

TRL Technology's Quality Assurance (QA) team is also based at the new Manufacturing Centre, comprising a team of 5 staff engaged in continuous improvement through cultural change, system development and quality education programmes.

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