TT Electronics-IMS Partners with STEMworks to Attract Future Engineering Talent

TT Electronics partners with STEMworks to pool the next generation of engineering leaders

24 June 2014, Fairford, England, UK  

In continued efforts to support STEMworks, TT Electronics Integrated Manufacturing Services (IMS) hosted a group of aspiring engineering students at its Fairford facility, formerly known as New Chapel Electronics.TT Electronics-IMS Partners with STEMworks

STEMworks, a non-profit company based in Gloucestershire, recently brought together students from Chesterton, Cirencester and Northleach to promote the subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. 

During their visit of the IMS facility in Fairford, students enjoyed tours of the factory, developed their skills in computer-aided design by using CAD tools and proved their competence by making specialised multi-core cables.

"We are very proud to welcome students from the Gloucestershire area to our factory," said Mark Cook, Head of Manufacturing, TT Electronics-IMS.  "Projects that enhance interaction between the community and local high-technology businesses are vital to building the pool of future engineers in the UK". 

Working in partnership with GFirst LEP and various local companies, STEMworks has delivered practical computing workshops in 40 primary schools across Gloucestershire. Duration the project, over 2,000 students were given the opportunity to learn about computing in business and more than 1,200 students participated in the process of building and programming robots.

About TT Electronics Integrated Manufacturing Services

TT Electronics Integrated Manufacturing Services(TT Electronics-IMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of TT Electronics plc, specialises in low volume, high mix electronics contract manufacturing for the aerospace, defence, industrial, medical and rail industries. With manufacturing locations in North America, Europe and Asia, TT Electronics-IMS provides high complexity electronic and electromechanical assemblies for regional and global manufacturing companies. With a reputation for quality, engineering, testing and integration, TT Electronics-IMS provides every customer with personalised business solutions and global buying power.

For more information, visit www.ttelectronics-ims.com.

About TT Electronics plc

TT Electronics is an innovative global electronics company supplying the world's leading manufacturers in the transportation, industrial, aerospace, defence and medical markets.

We make things happen by developing new technologies in Sensing and Control, Components and Integrated Manufacturing Services. We are able to achieve this based on an explicit understanding of our customers' needs and by forming strategic relationships with OEMs around the world. Our technical and manufacturing facilities at key locations also mean we can stay close to the people that matter with a truly global reach.

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Marketing Contacts:

Paula Stoneman, Global Marketing Manager
TT Electronics-IMS, Perry, Ohio, USA
Tel: +1 440 358 5278 or paula.stoneman@ttelectronics-ims.com

Katelyn DeVan, Global Marketing Associate
TT Electronics-IMS, Perry, Ohio, USA
Tel: +1 440 358 5205 or katelyn.devan@ttelectronics-ims.com


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