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New Technology Centre taking shape for 2020

Visitors and people local to Pektron’s Derby site will be aware of the impact of Pektron’s new technology centre, which is quickly taking shape following the completion of the steel framework.  For those of you further afield here are some shots of the progress being made. The building will significantly expand Pektron’s extensive testing and validation facilities and the capacity for developing software, hardware and mechanical engineering solutions for customers around the world.  Currently working on technology for cars, trucks, tractors and industrial safety systems, the teams can’t wait to move in early in 2020. Robert Morgan, Engineering Director […]

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Commitment to environment sees trees planted

Pektron participates in the All Star Ecopoint Scheme which plants to trees in order to capture carbon dioxide.  The scheme is designed to off-set the vehicle emissions generated through the course of a year and in 2018 159 trees were planted on our behalf.

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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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