TT Electronics Receives Nadcap Certification for its China Operations

TT Electronics-IMS went under the spotlight for its work with some of the world’s leading aerospace companies, gaining Nadcap Certification for its commitment to the sector.

Newport, South Wales, September 1, 2011 –TT Electronics Integrated Manufacturing Services (IMS) in Rogerstone, South Wales, has today announced the recent Nadcap certification of its Suzhou facility in China in support of a growing aerospace sector customer base. The Nadcap accreditation has been awarded in the category of Electronics Technologies - AC7120, for the company’s Electronic Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA), and represents a commitment to the aerospace industry on a global scale. The Suzhou facility in China will now form the basis of future approval of operations in the UK, US and Malaysia. 

Following a stringent auditing procedure, the Nadcap process and product certification is awarded by the Performance Review Institute (PRI), the only auditing company approved by the aerospace industry to offer official certification audits.  

TT Electronics-IMS divisional chief executive, John Molloy: “Nadcap is designed for the purpose of adding real value to the customer and supplier relationship, the manufacturing process and to the improvement of quality, which is exactly what we strive for as an organisation. To receive recognition from such an important and independent source, demonstrates that we have achieved the goals we set for ourselves, which in turn offers more peace of mind for our customer as they develop future business.”

A leading, global contributor in the design and manufacture of electronics and system integration processes, TT Electronics-IMS attributes its achievement in developing business with many of the leading aerospace and defence companies around the world on a culture of innovation, commitment, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction. Supported in those early development stages, through to prototyping, new product introduction and the full product life cycle of highly-complex, high-mix electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies, customers benefit from a solid infrastructure of global skills and technologies. This is enhanced by programs that are tailored locally to offer a competitive advantage in terms of improvement of quality and meeting industry demand. 

TT Electronics-IMS, UK Managing Director, Gary Allen: “We are extremely proud of this recognition for our efforts in China. News of this accreditation has been extremely well received by our customers here in the UK and in Europe, as they see for themselves the benefits of partnering with a global supplier that stands for the Nadcap ethos. This accreditation also complements our SC21 Award which credits supply chain excellence in the aerospace sector.”

TT Electronics-IMS will demonstrate its integrated products and services approach at the forthcoming DSEi Show in the UK, where they will welcome the opportunity to highlight the benefits of their Nadcap accreditation. Please visit us at stand number S5-390.

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About TT Electronics-IMS

TT Electronics IMS is an integrated manufacturing services provider and a division of TT Electronics. A British owned, global electronics group, they have 23 main manufacturing sites and 7600 employees worldwide. TT Electronics-IMS deliver one of the widest ranges of electronics and system integration manufacturing processes with a full complement of support services. With a global footprint and manufacturing locations in North America, Europe and Asia, they provide high-complexity electronic and electromechanical assemblies globally. In any volume, at the right price and on time through their engineering skills, reputation for excellence and global buying power.  www.ttelectronics-ims.com 

About Nadcap

Nadcap is the leading worldwide cooperative program of major companies designed to manage a cost-effective consensus approach to special processes and products and provide continuous improvement within the aerospace and defense industries. The Nadcap mission is to provide international, unbiased, independent manufacturing process and product assessments and certification services for the purpose of adding value, reducing total cost, and facilitating relationships between primes and suppliers. Nadcap process and product certification is provided by Performance Review Institute (PRI). PRI is the only auditing company approved by the aerospace industry to offer official certification audits.   www.pri-network.org/Nadcap/