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  1. 16.08.2017

    New general manager continues to develop ESCATEC’s world class operations

    ESCATEC, the global provider of high-grade industrial electronic and box build design and manufacturing solutions, recently appointed a new member to its executive leadership team.

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  2. 14.03.2017

    Consistently high performance LED application with ESCATEC back-end cooling system

    ESCATEC, the Swiss electronic design and manufacturing service provider, helped transform the illumination quality of a recently released ophthalmic microscope. Its  Micro Opto Electronic Mechanical Systems (MOEMS) facility created the new technology for a customer, which now guarantees a...

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  3. 14.11.2016

    ESCATEC delivers on multimillion Euro contract with Unilever

    ESCATEC was responsible for industrializing Unilever’s initial design and setting up a new factory in Malaysia specifically equipped for production of beverage machines.

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  4. 18.11.2015

    ESCATEC focuses on designing out EMC issues from the start of a product design

    ESCATEC, a leading provider of contract design and manufacturing services, has announced that it has just completed an intensive training course for its design engineers that focussed on the causes of EMC and how to prevent it

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  5. 16.11.2015

    ESCATEC designs next generation, miniaturised TIR lens for high brightness LEDs

    Enables high packing density, ultra high brightness
    LED lighting solutions to be created

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  6. 29.10.2015

    5th International LED professional

    In September, ESCATEC had a booth at the 5th International LED professional Symposium in Bregenz, Austria for the second year running.

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  7. 27.10.2015

    ESCATEC appoints new Director of Business Development

    ESCATEC, one of Europe’s leading providers of contract design and manufacturing services, has announced the appointment of Chris Eden as its new Director of Business Development.

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  8. 26.10.2015

    ESCATEC launches Value Analysis Value Engineering service to improve customers’ products and reduce costs

    ESCATEC, one of Europe’s leading providers of contract design and manufacturing services, has launched a new service for customers – Value Analysis Value Engineering (VAVE).

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  9. 21.10.2015

    ESCATEC’s MOEMS Team is a finalist in Elektra Awards’ Design Team of the Year

    ESCATEC’s MOEMS Design Team has been selected as a finalist in the Design Team of the Year category for this year’s prestigious Elektra Awards. The winners will be announced on the 24th November 2015 at a gala event in London.

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  10. 21.09.2015

    ESCATEC announces new factory in Malaysia that is customised for the production of food grade products

    ESCATEC has announced the opening today of its new factory in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

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  11. 17.09.2015

    ESCATEC is proud to announce that it has been awarded 1* rating by Dun & Bradstreet

    ESCATEC announced that its Swiss facility has been awarded the best risk indicator rating of 1* by Dun & Bradstreet. This is the tenth year in succession that ESCATEC Switzerland has received this rating.

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  12. 16.09.2015

    ESCATEC solves problem of overheating high brightness LEDs

    ESCATEC will be launching its solution to the challenge of effectively cooling high brightness LEDs on its stand E8 at the LED Professional Symposium 2015 in Bregenz, Austria on 22-24 September 2015.

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  13. 03.09.2015

    ESCATEC announces the appointment of Dr. Marcel W. Hueppi as Director of Beverage Systems

    ESCATEC has announced the appointment of Dr. Marcel W. Hueppi as Director of Beverage Systems.

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  14. 14.08.2015

    ESCATEC appoints new General Manager in Malaysia

    ESCATEC has appointed Daniel Moersdorf as General Manager for two of its EMS manufacturing facilities in Malaysia where he will be responsible for over 600 staff.

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  15. 23.07.2015

    ESCATEC shaves 20% off the costs of making a medical patch pump

    ESCATEC has shaved 20% off the manufacturing costs of a patch pump by automating the production and test processes.

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  16. 21.07.2015

    ESCATEC is now FDA registered for the contract manufacture of Medical Devices

    ESCATEC Medical Sdn Bhd, part of the ESCATEC Group based in Penang, is now FDA registered as a Medical Device Contract Manufacturer under FDA 21 CFR Part 820 QSR (registration number 3010354240). The company has already been approved to the ISO13485 quality management standard for medical device manufacturers for a number of years.

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  17. 10.07.2015

    ESCATEC investment enables it to offer manufacture and test of next generation, high density, micro-scale PCBs

    ESCATEC has invested in the next generation of ultra small needles for bed of nails testing of high density, micro-scale PCBs.

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  18. 29.06.2015

    ESCATEC boosts its Contract Design capabilities with addition of professional 3D Printer

    ESCATEC has purchased one of the world’s leading fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printers that will enable it to produce rapid prototypes in minutes rather than using an outside contractor that used to take several days.

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  19. 19.06.2015

    ESCATEC launches a Dedicated Standalone Functional Tester design service

    There are many stages to creating and making a new product from the initial concept through to selling to the customer, but the stage that is often overlooked is test.

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  20. 05.06.2015

    ESCATEC offers Mechatronic Testing services including for Medical Devices

    The Mechatronic Testing includes the design and building of bespoke test rigs to do long term evaluation of the mechanical moving parts of a product such as buttons, switches, motors, etc. plus the conduction and documentation of product stress tests.

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  21. 04.06.2015

    ESCATEC launches complete Built In Self Test creation service for customers including Medical Device companies

    ESCATEC is launching a complete Built In Self Test (BIST) creation service for customers.

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  22. 11.05.2015

    ESCATEC adds Wireless Testing to its Swiss manufacturing facility

    ESCATEC has added a wireless testing to its manufacturing facility in Heerbrugg, Switzerland.

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  23. 11.05.2015

    ESCATEC finds clever solution to automatic testing of LCD displays

    ESCATEC faced a challenge when trying to devise a means of automatically testing LCD displays.

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  24. 30.01.2015

    ESCATEC’s Future Lab workshop concept dramatically cuts development time of new LED-based products.

    Custom LED solutions created from the bare die stage to exactly meet customer requirements.

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  25. 06.01.2015

    ESCATEC solves challenge of removing markings without stressing the components

    Companies often want to have the markings on components removed to make it hard for rivals to easily find out what parts are used on the PCB.

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  26. 11.12.2014

    ESCATEC adds EMC testing to its test capabilities

    ESCATEC has invested in a custom designed Electro-Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing cell in its facility in Heerbrugg, Switzerland.

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  27. 22.09.2014

    ESCATEC expands its facilities to meet demand

    ESCATEC expands its LED and micro manufacturing facilities to meet growing demand

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  28. 25.08.2014

    ESCATEC shows off its LED and micro manufacturing skills at LED professional Symposium

    ESCATEC participating in LED Expo 2014 in Bregenz, Austria

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  29. 10.07.2014

    ESCATEC 30th Anniversary

    ESCATEC celebrates thirty years in contract electronics manufacturing

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  30. 29.04.2014

    ESCATEC installs new PCB router

    ESCATEC installs new PCB router to increase quality and precision of contract manufacturing

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  31. 25.02.2014

    Smart HMI Stick opens up new simpler ways

    Smart HMI Stick opens up new simpler ways to wirelessly control machines with tablets and smartphones

    Launch at Embedded World Show 2014 in Nuremberg by ESCATEC, Smart HMI and UID

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  32. 20.02.2014

    ESCATEC appoints new Medical Business Development Manager

    Jason Hitipeuw, the new Medical Business Development Manager, based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland

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  33. 12.02.2014

    ESCATEC appoints new Head of Global R&D team

    Michael Walser, ESCATEC's new head of the Global R&D team based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland

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  34. 20.01.2014

    ESCATEC at Embedded World Show Nuremberg 2014

    Located at Stand 5/345, 25-27 February 2014

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  35. 10.12.2013

    Swiss Photonics Group promotes high standards in the manufacture of optical products

    ESCATEC is a founding member of the Swiss Photonics Group that promotes high standards in the manufacture of optical products

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  36. 25.09.2013

    ESCATEC appoints new General Manager in Switzerland

    ESCATEC appoints Dr. Thomas Dekorsy as General Manager of ESCATEC Switzerland AG

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  37. 24.06.2013

    ESCATEC, the first EMS company in Penang to become a member of the UNGC

    ESCATEC is the first EMS company in Penang to become a member of the United Nations Global Compact

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  38. 06.06.2013

    ESCATEC presenting at a seminar on 5th July 2013 in Düsseldorf

    ESCATEC will be presenting in Future Electronics Seminar in Düsseldorf, Germany on 5th July 2013.

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  39. 24.05.2013

    ESCATEC invests to further improve quality control

    ESCATEC invests €150,000 in 2.5D X-Ray inspection system to further improve quality control

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  40. 20.05.2013

    ESCATEC appoints new General Manager in Penang

    ESCATEC appoints Johan Halling as General Manager of ESCATEC’s high volume production facility in Penang

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  41. 10.05.2013

    ESCATEC appoints specialist salesman for R&D services

    ESCATEC appoints specialist salesman to support its growing contract R&D service and ESCATEC at UK Device Developer’s Conference May 14 in Bristol and May 16 in Cambridge

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  42. 29.04.2013

    ESCATEC appoints micro-assembly expert for MOEMS

    ESCATEC appoints micro-assembly expert to head up expanding MOEMS facility in Heerbrugg, Switzerland

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  43. 18.02.2013

    ESCATEC announces partnership with UID to create a unique, fully integrated product design through manufacturing service

    Heerbrugg, Switzerland – February 18, 2013 – ESCATEC, one of Europe’s leading contract design and manufacturing companies, has announced a partnership agreement with UID, a German design company that specialises in user experience analysis and user interface development. This provides customers with...

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  44. 15.02.2013

    On 8th March ESCATEC will be celebrating the tenth anniversary of the opening of its Heerbrugg facility.

    Heerbrugg, Switzerland – February 15.2.13 2013 – ESCATEC, one of Europe’s leading contract design and manufacturing companies, will be celebrating the tenth anniversary of the opening of its Heerbrugg facility. On the 8th of March, customers will be given insights into the latest investments and...

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  45. 19.12.2012

    ESCATEC announces appointment of Markus Walther to CEO position

    Penang, Malaysia – 19 December, 2012 – ESCATEC has announced the appointment of Markus Walther to the role of CEO of the ESCATEC Group, effective January 1, 2013. Markus started at ESCATEC as a Technical Manager 23 years ago and advanced through the company to his current role as COO. The position...

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  46. 17.12.2012

    Season's Greetings to all our customers, partners and friends.

    Dear Customers, Partners and Friends,
    The end of the year is once again fast approaching and the holiday season is almost upon us. In addition to looking forward to spending some time with families and friends, it’s a good time to look back on this past year and look forward to the coming one.
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  47. 22.10.2012

    ESCATEC celebrates a year partnering with GMMI-Texchem to serve medical OEMs

    Heerbrugg, Switzerland – October 18, 2012 – ESCATEC, the EMS innovator, has been working for a year now with GMMI Texchem, a leading manufacturer of complete single-use medical devices including moulded or extruded plastic components for medical use -- typically disposable items such as catheters,...

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  48. 03.07.2012

    COO's Message

    From the desk of the Chief Operating Officer of the ESCATEC Group
    Dear Customers, Suppliers and Soon-To-Be Customers!
    While 2012 continues to be a challenging year for the industry due to the continuing uncertainty in the world economic situation, I am pleased to report that it has been a very...

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  49. 18.06.2012

    ESCATEC installs laser marker to improve PCB traceability

    Heerbrugg, Switzerland – 18 June, 2012 – ESCATEC, the EMS innovator, has added a laser marking machine for PCB to its production facilities at Heerbrugg in Switzerland.
    The CO2 laser beam is used to change the surface structure of the solder resist to give a clear and permanent marking on the...

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  50. 11.06.2012

    ESCATEC now offers Package-on-Package capability

    Heerbrugg, Switzerland – 11 June, 2012 – ESCATEC, the EMS innovator, has added Package-on-Package (PoP) capability to its production facilities at Heerbrugg in Switzerland. PoP enables one BGA package, such as a memory chip, to be soldered on top of another BGA, such as a processor.
    Martin...

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  51. 12.03.2012

    ESCATEC joins forces with US-based Surface Mount Technology

    Penang, Malaysia and Appleton, WI, USA – March 12, 2012 – ESCATEC, the EMS innovator, has joined forces with Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Corporation. This strategic alliance means that together they can provide customers in the US and Europe with local support and manufacturing close to where...

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  52. 21.02.2012

    COO's Message

    From the desk of the Chief Operating Officer of the ESCATEC Group
    Dear Customers, Suppliers and Soon-To-Be Customers!
    For the ESCATEC Group, 2011 has been an interesting and successful year despite the challenging world economic situation.
    We have expanded our sales and marketing team last year...

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  53. 14.02.2012

    New investment in Malaysia

    ESCATEC invests 2.5 million dollars in its contract manufacturing facility in Johor Bahru, Malaysia
    Penang, Malaysia – 14 February, 2012 – ESCATEC, the EMS innovator, has just completed a 2.5 million dollar (8 million ringgit) upgrade program at its contract manufacturing facility in Johor Bahru,...

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  54. 13.11.2011

    ESCATEC and GMMI Texchem join forces to offer

    ESCATEC, the EMS innovator, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with GMMI Texchem, a leading manufacturer of complete single-use medical devices including moulded or extruded plastic components for medical use.
    The two companies are joining forces for the first time on a shared booth...

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  55. 28.10.2011

    New Sales Manager joins ESCATEC

    Heerbrugg, Switzerland – September 28, 2011 – ESCATEC, the EMS innovator, has recruited Stefano Losa as Sales Manager for ESCATEC Switzerland. Stefano combines considerable sales experience having worked in senior sales roles at IBM and Cicor with an in-depth understanding of electronics from his...

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  56. 01.07.2011

    COO's Message

    From the desk of the Chief Operating Officer of the ESCATEC Group
    Dear Customers, Suppliers and Soon-To-Be Customers!
    It gives me great pleasure to introduce to you Mr David Taylor. David joined us earlier this year in the newly created position of Director Customer Service (DCS). In this...

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