Zettlex (UK) Ltd. - PRODUCT NEWS
Andrew Lansley opens new Zettlex factory
Sensor technology company Zettlex has celebrated the opening of its new production facility in Newton, Cambridgeshire.
From left to right - Rt. Hon. Andrew Lansley MP; Mark Howard, Zettlex General Manager & Dr. Darran Kreit, Zettlex Technical Manager
At the official opening on Friday 26th September 2013, Zettlex General Manager, Mark Howard was joined by guests, including Rt. Hon. Andrew Lansley CBE, Member of Parliament for South Cambridgeshire, as well as customers, suppliers, members of the local press and journalists.
Mark Howard of Zettlex commented: "We are enjoying a boom from USA, Germany, India, Turkey and China and this has meant that we simply had to create more production capacity to keep pace with demand. This year exports will account for 50% of our business and next year this is likely to increase to about 75%."
Andrew Lansley CBE MP for South Cambridgeshire commented: ""This area has a proud history of high-tech innovation and it's good to see a young company growing, prospering, generating jobs and exporting products from South Cambridgeshire to the rest of the world."
The new production facility, which is located adjacent to Zettlex's existing technology labs in Newton, increases the company's production space by 7,000 square feet. Zettlex has also recruited additional production and engineering staff to help meet this increased demand for the company's IncOder range of precision sensors. IncOders are ideally suited to operating in harsh environments where electrical contacts, optical encoders or capacitive devices are unreliable. The IncOder range now includes more than 500,000 product variants which are used in a wide variety of applications in the medical, defence, aerospace, motor sport, automation, oil & gas sectors.
About Zettlex UK Ltd:
Zettlex is a sensors company. The company's range of sensors measure position or speed accurately and reliably, even in harsh conditions.
Zettlex designs and manufactures sensors; supplies sensor components and integrated circuits. The company offers bespoke sensor design and development for specific customer applications.
Unique technology and laminar, printed designs, enables Zettlex to manufacture sensors that have no contacts, no bearings, no delicate parts and zero maintenance.
Zettlex sells directly to OEMs and system integrators across a broad range of industry sectors. Applications include position measurement, servos, motor controls, and user interfaces. Around 50 per cent of the company's business is safety-related or safety-critical.
Zettlex is ISO 9001 and BS EN 13980 certified for the manufacture of electromagnetic sensors, including sensors for intrinsically safe (ATEX) environments.
For more information, contact :
Zettlex UK Ltd
Newton Court, Town Street, Newton, Cambridge CB22 7PE UK
T: +44 (0) 1223 874 444
F: +44 (0) 1223 874 111
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