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> Nick Taylor

Since 1985 we have been involved in the manufacture of electronic instrumentation and PCB assemblies for some of the most demanding customers operating in niche, high quality, high reliability market sectors. "I see 2011 as being another challenging year, however despite the tough trading conditions we see at present, we remain ideally placed to continue evolving the range of services we offer to our customers, and to continue the growth we have seen to date."

 Kingfield Electronics forges ahead with SC21 implementation

After successfully implementing of the AS-9100 aerospace quality certification in early 2010, we are now looking to continue our commitment to continuous improvement in 2011 with the implementation of the 21st century supply chain standard, SC21. Whilst primarily aimed at customers operating in the aerospace sector, the implementation of SC21 will have far reaching benefits [...] >> Read More

Kingfield Electronics Celebrates 25 Years in Contract Manufacturing Services

Derbyshire based contract electronics manufacturer, Kingfield Electronics, is proud to celebrate its 25th birthday this year. The company has not only grown in years, but also in size, with offerings from Kingfield now positioning the company as a leading provider of ‘Total Manufacturing Solutions’ to a range of businesses and industries. The company, which launched [...] >> Read More

Kingfield gains AS-9100 aerospace certification

Kingfield Electronics is pleased to announce certification of its existing quality management system to the AS-9100 aerospace standard following a recent audit by the British Standards Institution. Kingfield Electronics has continued to increase its services offerings to aerospace customers, and the recent accreditation to AS-9100 significantly improves our standing in this area. We have always [...] >> Read More

Kingfield achieves ISO-14001 certification

We are pleased to announce that Kingfield Electronics has now achieved ISO-14001 Environmental Management System certification following a recent audit by the British Standards Institution. As a growing business we are acutely aware of the need to control and manage our environmental footprint, and achieving this certification will provide the necessary tools and capabilities to [...] >> Read More

Aerospace AS9100 for Kingfield Electronics

Quality and reliability are critical values for the aerospace industry and Derbyshire based Contract Electronic Manufacturer Kingfield Electronics hold these values of the upmost importance. We have been steadily developing customers within the Aerospace industry for some time now and have an ever increasing presence within this highly demanding and life critical industry. To formalise [...] >> Read More

Pride of Kingfield Electronics

15 Kingfield employees have now completed the level 3 NVQ Electrical and Electronics Engineering qualification whilst also qualifying as certified IPC Specialists in the Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies, they received their certificates along with a huge round of applause from the rest of the Kingfield staff. Following efforts to increase staff training by supporting over [...] >> Read More

Kingfield formalises its aerospace credentials

In recognition of our growing presence in the aerospace sector Kingfield has become a corporate member of both the Midland Aerospace Alliance and the Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC). SBAC is the UK’s national trade association representing companies supplying civil air transport, defence, homeland security and space products. Alan Oldale, Kingfield’s Continuous Improvement Manager [...] >> Read More

Growth Target Exceeded

The completion of the 2007/2008 financial year has been regarded as a very good year for Kingfield Electronics. A combination of organic growth and the addition of a number of new customers has enabled the business to grow by over 20% over the past 12-months at a time when other electronic manufacturing businesses are contracting [...] >> Read More

EMS Provider makes UK Centre of Excellence

Kingfield Electronics Ltd has made its UK facility in Chesterfield a centre of excellence for mission critical, high reliability electronics. Dave Bailey, Operations Director explains, ‚ÄúSome three years ago we recognised that the globalisation of the EMS market would mean our offering in the UK would need to change. The ability of both Eastern European [...] >> Read More

Training Academy produces another Talented Individual

Kingfield Electronics has developed a succession planning model by promoting staff from within the organisation to more senior positions. Sara Davis has been promoted to Business Development Coordinator after three years at the company which has seen her move up the ranks via a number of account management roles. Sara is a product of the [...] >> Read More

Full Turnkey Box Build – The Way Forward

Do you need your contract electronics manufacturing partner to be a full turnkey box builder? If yes, then Kingfield may have a solution for you. At Kingfield over 80% of the pcbas we assemble are built into a finished box build assemblies. Kingfield are slightly different and possibly unique within the UK as we target [...] >> Read More

‘Fit’ is everything for Aerospace and Defence Customers

Why does Kingfield Electronics have a growing number of clients from the Aerospace and Defence sector? If you ask Peter Edwards, QA Manager at Kingfield he will tell you, “Because we care about each product with a passion and we have the required attention to detail. We take a lot of time out in the [...] >> Read More

Free China Electronics Manufacturing Services Seminar

Kingfield Electronics has been successfully trading with Chinese electronic manufacturing partners for over two years. During that time they have become integral to our supply chain culminating in us setting up an International Purchasing Office in Hong Kong. As a result of our success we are planning on hosting a FREE one day seminar in [...] >> Read More

Lean Manufacturing adopted by Kingfield

In recent months Kingfield has introduced 5S to its work environment. The results are there for all to see. Both existing customers and prospects have commented on the cleanliness and work flow improvements we have made to our facility. Amanda Madden, Production Manager comments “Most people associate 5S with housekeeping but we have found it [...] >> Read More

Focusing on Soft Issues is the way to Far East Success

Darren Dooley, Engineering Process Manager has recently returned from a trip to the far east where he carried out further process audits on our Chinese based manufacturing partners. Darren states, “Over the past 18 months we have developed a robust audit process which ensures that our Chinese partners not only meet but exceed Kingfield’s expectations. [...] >> Read More

Do you need Full Service Manufacturing?

What is full service manufacturing? As the electronic manufacturing service market has evolved over the past 30-40 years so have customers expectations and requirements and with it, the definition of full service manufacturing. First came the manufacturing of PCB assemblies using free issue components, then the testing of these assemblies using components the CEM had [...] >> Read More

Kingfield continues to grow

Kingfield Electronics has grown profitably in the last quarter at a faster rate that in any other quarter of its previous 22 year trading history. Nick Taylor, Managing Director comments, “We are absolutely delighted with the latest results. They have been brought about by a combination of factors, not least of which is our ability [...] >> Read More

Blended Model

In addition, the introduction of a more focussed marketing campaign has led to a number of very positive opportunities which will form part of our future development in 2008 and beyond. The introduction of our ‘blended’ model about 18 months ago has also given our customers the ability to choose where product is manufactured in [...] >> Read More

Offshore Manufacturing supplements UK Build

U18 months ago we set ourselves the challenge of developing a business model which would give our clients access to the benefits of both a UK and offshore manufacturing model. Since then we have developed business partnerships with companies in both mainland China and Hong Kong to support our higher volume pcb assembly requirements. In [...] >> Read More

Chinese Facility Expansion Planned

As a result of the continued growth of Kingfield’s’ offshore supply chain, a decision has been taken to strengthen the team based in the company’s Hong Kong Offices. Dave Bailey, Operations Director states, “Our offices are based only a 90 minute drive from the Chinese factory so it makes excellent sense to strengthen the team [...] >> Read More