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Merlin Flex Ltd, Hartlepool UK, has successfully made the transition from AS9100 Rev C to the latest Rev D.
Merlin Flex, a division of the Merlin PCB Group, is the UK’s largest dedicated manufacturer and assembler of flex and flex/rigid PCB’s and is a key preferred supplier to many UK Defence and Aerospace programmes.
Managing Director, Mark Merifield, stated “due to the key role our company plays in the UK and global Defence and Aerospace markets, we wanted to demonstrate to our customers our continued commitment by achieving this transition within the first year. It is believed that we are the first UK PCB company to receive the AS9100 Rev D approval, which we are all really proud of”.
In January 2018, Merlin Flex also maintained their SC21 Bronze award for the 6th year running and is working with Thales UK, the companies SC21 sponsor, in achieving Silver by June 2018.
In addition to this, Merlin Flex is also working on a £1M investment programme including a 5000 SqFt expansion to its manufacturing facility in Hartlepool and continued investment in new equipment.
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