TT Electronics has achieved the Supply Chains for the 21st Century (SC21) Bronze Award for the fifth consecutive year at the HMI facility in Eastleigh, UK.

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The site has provided expertise in design, manufacture and distribution of intelligent interface solutions and HMI technology to the global electronics industry for more than 30 years, delivering complete solutions to major system manufacturers in defence, marine, aviation, railway, medical, industrial and automotive applications.


TT operates a design centre and manufacturing facility for HMI technologies in Eastleigh, UK, which provides expertise in hardware, software and system integration for HMI solutions, and is able to deliver rapid turn-round prototyping and low-cost volume manufacturing. Specific activities include the design and build of fully customised control assemblies, touchscreens, capacitive switching, integral RFI screening and membrane keypads, as well as implementing the latest technology in capacitive touchscreens and capacitive switch control panels with thin-film backlighting and LED illumination.

Vince Light, Managing Director - HMI, commented, “We are delighted to have successfully gained SC21 Bronze accreditation for the sixth year running which demonstrates our commitment to this important quality standard in the sectors in which we operate.”

“In the last six years SC21 has helped us to process map and develop a platform to implement improvements throughout our business and in the supply chain. Being a part of the SC21 program has also delivered commercial opportunities with new customers and a network of like-thinking companies.”

“As we work towards the SC21 Silver Award and the AS9100 aerospace standard we are adopting the 5S program and further improving our lean manufacturing techniques. SC21 has provided a formula and platform for best practice in our business.”

Supply Chains for the 21st Century (SC21) is an improvement programme designed to increase the performance of suppliers and ultimately their supply chains within the UK aerospace, security, space and defence industries. The programme is a collaborative effort with ADS leading the programme at a national level, working with signatory companies, primes, regional trade associations (RTAs), strategic partners and accredited training providers.

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