Leading contract electronics service provider Contract Production Ltd announced today that it has appointment Ed Smithies to the role of General Manager.

This announcement looks to further strengthen the excellent team at CPL and continue the companies sustained growth. Ed brings with him a wealth of experience from several market sectors having previously worked with companies such as Schneider Electric, ABB, A-Belco and prior to this appointment Deep Sea Electronics PLC.

Ed will be responsible for further developing the range of services that Contract Production offer and building on CPL’s existing loyal customer base.

Ed Smithies, General Manager at Contract Production LtdEd said “This is an exciting opportunity to work with a Contract Electronics Manufacturer who already have such a wide ranging and loyal customer base across many market sectors. A large part of my role will be to ensure that as many potential customers as possible hear about CPL’s already broad range of services and appreciate the expertise and advise that CPL can offer when productionising new products. I also want to take advantage of the increasing trend in companies bringing back their overseas outsourced production and help them to achieve a competitive, high quality and reactive UK sourced product”.

Based in Pickering, North Yorkshire, Contract Production Ltd has a growing reputation as one of the UK’s leading CEM providers working in a range of industries covering, subsea, oil & gas, environmental, hazardous area, asset tracking, telecoms, medical and scientific to name a few.

CPL’s services range from prototype pcb assembly to medium volume pcb production, BGA placement and inspection, automatic 0402 placement, finished product builds including complex wiring arrangements, full test and inspection, component procurement and pre user programming.