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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 1960’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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£1.5m invested for increased demand at Pektron

Pektron has undertaken the largest single capital investment in its history as a result of increased demand and the ongoing philosophy of ploughing profits back into the business. Following on from the opening of its state of the art moulding facility last year, and its Queens Award win earlier this year, Pektron has invested over £1.5m in an additional surface mount line and upgrades to three existing lines. These new facilities now take Pektron’s SMT (surface mount technology) lines to eight with an overall capability to place 1.2million components per hour! With 3D Automated Optical Inspection running on every […]

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Pektron Develops Illuminating Option for Nissan’s New Rogue Sport

The launch of the new Nissan Rogue Sport in the US features an external ground lighting option developed by Pektron.  Pektron have worked with Nissan for nearly 10 years, providing factory fit and dealer fit options for both external and interior lighting, and are delighted to be part of the ongoing success Nissan are experiencing with this particular feature.     Known as the Qashqai in the UK and Europe, the Rogue Sport is a slightly smaller, more urban version of the Rogue but still accommodates the same lighting options. The external lighting is activated using the key fob […]

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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits Pektron

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson visited Pektron today, as part of his visit to Derby. He spent time looking round Pektron’s state of the art manufacturing facilities and met with key members of the electronics development and production team. His visit highlighted the importance of UK manufacturers and their role in the global economy. Pektron is a UK based electronics manufacturer that has achieved international sales growth of 250% over the last 10 years and this year received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of consistent and outstanding growth in overseas sales. Boris […]

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