Essex-based contract electronics manufacturer (CEM) Challenger Solutions has achieved AS9100 accreditation – the extension to ISO 9000 that adds aerospace quality management standards.
The firm is mid-sized, with 85 staff. “We are big enough to cope but small enough to care,” claimed Hancock. “We have resources to handle one-off prototypes to full scale production.”
Based in South Woodham Ferrers, manufacturing services including surface-mount and through-hole assembly, box build, test, inspection – the latter including x-ray and automated optical.
Founded in 1994, the firm list aerospace, defence, oil, gas, communications, automotive and industrial as its target markets.