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Five reasons why OEMs should outsource their electronics manufacturing

Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) have outsourced their electronics manufacturing requirements to providers such as Teddington for generations. From procurement and assembly through to test and logistics – there are a whole raft of benefits than can add real value to your business and impress your customers. But handing over control of

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Five ways to choose your CEM/PCBA partner

We know picking an outsourcing partner for your Contracts Electronics Manufacturing (CEM) or Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) project can be a tricky and lengthy process. How should you make your decision? How do you know that your chosen partner will be the best fit? Teddington has been

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How Teddington has embraced the Surface Mount Technology PCB revolution

How Teddington has embraced the Surface Mount Technology PCB revolution Teddington has produced assembled printed circuit boards (PCBs/PCBAs) since the 1960s. Back then, all the components were through hole, the solder was leaded, and the boards were cleaned with chemicals we’re no longer allowed to mention. As technology has

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Elon Musk is inspirational but engineering suffers from role model shortage

Elon Musk is inspirational but engineering suffers from role model shortage – latest blog by Teddington MD James Henderson The government has declared 2018 is the ‘Year of Engineering’. This has certainly got people talking about engineering, but while I think the

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How the cost of failure is holding back the inventors of tomorrow

Is the cost of failure putting off the inventors of tomorrow? Teddington MD James Henderson explores the issues. 2018 has been heralded as the ‘Year of Engineering’ by the Government. Initiatives, programmes and activities have been designed to inspire young people and students to follow engineering career

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Greater partnership working key for manufacturing success in 2018

For his first blog of 2018, Teddington MD James Henderson looks ahead at what the next 12 months could have in store. Generally, in business, we face many challenges, but the one that keeps many people up at night is ‘uncertainty’. You can’t plan for what you don’t

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Blood sweat and tears – creating a cost-effective development process

Here at Teddington we regularly receive enquiries to develop new products. And as engineers who love making things we hate to see a good idea go to waste. Regardless of the project – whether it’s an energy monitoring device for a domestic heater or a new propulsion system for

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Bringing a new product to market – building your product

In the last in a series of blog posts exploring how to bring a new product to market, Teddington MD James Henderson looks at how to make your idea a reality.    Over the last few weeks we’ve looked at various aspects of bringing a product to market –

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Bringing a new product to market - examining the production process

In the fourth in a series of blog posts looking at how to bring a new product to market, Teddington MD James Henderson examines the importance of agreeing a production process.   Over the course of the last few weeks we’ve looked at what we’re going to do,

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Bringing a new product to market – find the experts who can help

In the third in a series of blog posts looking at how to bring a new product to market, Teddington MD James Henderson discusses the importance of seeking expert advice.   Now we know what we are going to do and the rules within which we

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Bringing a new product to market – how to engage a design and manufacturing partner

In the second in a series of blog posts looking at how to bring a new product to market, Teddington MD James Henderson explores how to engage with the right design and manufacturing partners.   In the last post I looked at the importance of finding partners you

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Bringing a new product to market – the importance of choosing the right design and manufacturing partners

In the first in a series of blog posts looking at how to bring a new product to market, Teddington MD James Henderson discusses the importance of choosing the right design and manufacturing partners.   Introducing a new product to market is not too different from trying to start a

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A simple way to help homes save on their water and energy bills

From running a shower and rinsing the dishes to washing hands and taking a bath – hundreds of millions of litres of water are wasted every day as people turn on their hot tap and wait for the water from a combination boiler to reach a useable temperature. Kenneth

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Fire safety valves - the importance of regular maintenance

Teddington is proud to manufacture the KBB fire safety valve – the bestselling remote acting fire safety valve in the UK. Industry standards necessitate the fitting of remote acting fire safety valves as a fundamental part of any oil boiler installation. They also state that testing

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How to install Teddington's KBB Fire Safety Valve

Teddington is proud to manufacture the KBB fire safety valve – the bestselling remote acting fire safety valve in the UK. Industry standards necessitate the fitting of remote acting fire safety valves as a fundamental part of any oil boiler installation. They also state that testing

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