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Breaking Ground on Pektron Technical Centre

Construction has now officially started on Pektron’s brand new £5m Technical Centre that will showcase the electronics engineering teams, specialist testing bays, and very latest validation facilities. This major commitment is in line with Pektron’s long term strategy to consistently invest in its people and facilities to underpin its future success and the ability to compete in fast-moving global markets. The building itself will epitomise futuristic, eye-catching design, and provide an inspirational environment for the Pektron engineering teams.  Pektron is aiming to create up to 40 new highly skilled engineering roles; and as a supporter of UK manufacturing, is […]

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Pektron invest in Bee Lighting

Pektron has made a major investment in Bee Lighting having identified the expertise Bee Lighting has in designing cutting edge lighting systems, primarily for the automotive market. With its own experience in high volume electronics manufacturing, Pektron can see synergies between electronics and enclosure manufacturing, and leading edge automotive optics expertise,  bringing opportunities for collaborative growth and success. Colin Fulford and Paul Crees, founders of Bee Lighting are thrilled to be able to establish their long term vision for Bee Lighting, retaining a substantial stake in the business. Colin Fulford, Operations Director at Bee Lighting said: “We have a […]

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Over £1,000 raised for Rainbows Hospice

Pektron was in the Christmas spirit for Christmas Jumper day on Friday 14th December, with over £1,000 raised for Rainbows Hospice. Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People provides specialist respite, palliative and end of life care to children and young people with life limiting or life-threatening conditions and support to their families and friends. Pektron regularly raises funds for Rainbows and were delighted with the generous donations from staff, which were then matched by the Directors. Happy Christmas everyone!

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Pektron to build new tech centre

Pektron has been granted planning permission for a brand new technical centre on the site of its original manufacturing facility built on Alfreton Road, Derby in the 1970’s. At over 25,000 sq ft, the new building will be set over 4 floors which will house specialist vehicle testing bays, Pektron’s electronics engineering teams and other electronics development facilities. This investment is consistent with Pektron’s philosophy of long-term steady growth and comes on the back of their recent Queen’s Award for Enterprise, which recognised the company’s international growth, with over 60% of sales made internationally. Neil Morgan, Managing Director at […]

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Motorcycle press reports quality of Triumph key fob

The recent launch of several new models from Triumph have featured the key fob and keyless entry system developed by Pektron. Motorcyclistonline have identified the key fob as one of the features recognised to make the bike feel really special – giving their owners a real sense of pride.  On the Tiger 1200 XCA they reported: “Everywhere you look, the bike has little details that show how much care went into its design.”                                                                                                                                             “With keyless ignition and a pretty brushed aluminum-wrapped key, the Tiger 1200 feels fancier than many cars. The key can permanently live in a jacket pocket, […]

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Trees planted as part of environmental commitment

Pektron participates in the All Star Ecopoint scheme that plants trees to capture carbon dioxide…in 2017 136 trees were planted on our behalf…. 2017 Certificate

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Pektron collaborates with JCB and WMG

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Pektron nominated for next generation Revero

Pektron is delighted to have been nominated to develop and manufacture numerous electronics modules for the next Karma Revero.  Following the successful working relationship established in the delivery of cutting edge electronics on the first Revero, it is a reflection of Pektron’s desire to build long-term partnerships with its customers, that they will now be involved in the next generation.  Electronics modules developed for Karma include Body Controller, Door & Seat Controls, Security Controller, Passive Entry & Key Fobs. Shen Zhang, Karma’s Vice President of Engineering acknowledged: “Pektron’s engineering and support have exceeded our expectations. We are looking forward to working with Pektron […]

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Lord-Lieutenant presents Queen’s Award for International Trade

Following the announcement earlier in the year of being awarded the Queen’s Award for International Trade in 2017, Pektron was formally awarded the Grant of Appointment by the Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire on behalf of her Majesty the Queen. In the presentation to the Board of Directors and in front of representatives across the company, The Lord-Lieutenant highlighted that Pektron should be extremely proud of its achievement and that being recognised with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise was “the real deal”, as Queen’s Award winners are chosen by a panel that includes the Prime Minister and leading figures from government […]

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From Accessory to part of new Medallion Package for Nissan Maxima

The new 2017 Nissan Maxima comes in a range of models with numerous options and features for customers to choose from.  At the very top of the range, the Maxima Platinum includes the Medallion accessories package that now features Pektron’s ground lighting.  Activated by the key fob, the external lighting fades in and out with the dome light, and provides an added sense of security.  Pektron’s lighting features across the Nissan range but to be included in this top of the range package emphasises the quality and reliability of Pektron’s lighting accessory. Calen Cussimanio, Senior Accessory Planner at Nissan […]

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