News from the UK

12 July 2018
New Sales Director for UK at VentecInternational Group

Ventec International Group Co., Ltd. has appointed Peter Coakley as Sales Director UK.

Effective July 1, Peter takes over the responsibility for the strategic leadership of UK sales activities that will contribute to the overall growth strategy of the company.

Peter joins from Mutracx International, a provider of solutions using ink-jet technology, mechatronics and scanning solutions for the PCB Industry where he was Sales and Marketing Director responsible for driving sales for the company in Europe & North America. Prior to this, he was responsible for the successful growth and development of sales of test & inspection solutions within the printed circuit board and electronic manufacturing sectors. Peter graduated from Halton College with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Peter comments: ‘Ventec has always been top of my list as an innovative and dynamic PCB materials provider. The role and strong support of the leadership team gives me the chance to be part of creating and executing the UK sales strategy. I’m excited by the opportunity that my new role presents and the great potential for further growth.’
Mark Goodwin, COO EMEA & USA comments: ‘The Sales Director position in the UK forms an essential part of our close-knit global sales structure. Peter’s experience in PCB technology sales, as well as his ambition, enthusiasm and team spirit will stand him in good stead in this role.’

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Lyncolec Receives prEN9100:2016 (AS9100D) Certification  
SCL PCB Solutions Group, a leading European manufacturer of PCB requirements, announced that its manufacturing subsidiary Lyncolec has been awarded with certification for prEN 9100:2016 (technically equivalent to AS9100D and JISQ 9100:2016) and ISO9001:2015. 

The manufacturing facility in Poole passed the transition audit with zero non-conformances in accordance with the Quality System Certification Scheme. BSI, a leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company has issued the upgrade certification for the facility.

With the transition audit pass and certification for prEN 9100:2016 at the Lyncolec plant, OEM’s and electronic manufacturing customers from industries including aviation, space and defense can continue to rely on Lyncolec’s high-quality manufacturing and supply standards. The full scale of prototype to medium batch manufacture and assembly of conventional, plated, through-hole, multilayer, flex and flex-rigid combination is covered by the certification.

Martin Randall, Group Operations Director, commented: “Achieving highest manufacturing standards is paramount to our successful growth and I’m delighted with our recent successful recertification audit at Lyncolec. The results reflect the hard work of our entire team in implementing and practising the highest levels of quality throughout our manufacturing processes, enabling our customers to engage Lyncolec and the SCL PCB Solutions Group as a strategic partner in their safety critical supply chains, based on our commitment to managing delivered quality to the highest standards.”

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