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Contract electronics manufacturer Axiom Manufacturing Services has been awarded the ISO27001 accreditation as the company continues to build its commitment to protecting the information owned and under its care.
ISO 27001 is a best practice framework for an information security management system (ISMS) which enables organisations to identify the risks to their important information and implement appropriate controls to reduce the risks. The focus of the standard is on continually improving policies, processes and working practices. Certification to ISO 27001 provides organisations with an independent verification of its ability to manage information security
David Davies, managing director at Axiom Manufacturing Services, said: “We have always operated a comprehensive security strategy for governance, risk, and compliance. With recent events around the globe it has now become even more important than ever, and our ISO 27001 certification reaffirms our commitment to providing robust information
Julia Gumminger, IPC
IPC APEX EXPO 2023 will offer a refreshed Professional Development Course program. This year’s conference includes something for everyone, including informative courses catering to technical managers ready to level up their careers. Thirty-six courses will be offered on Sunday, Jan. 22 and Monday, Jan. 23. Attendees will find both updated content from veteran instructors and innovative courses from new instructors.
Gaurab Majumdar, IPC
For the first time, IPC APEX EXPO will host an “India Pavilion,” showcasing 16 Indian companies promoting India’s electronics manufacturing capabilities. The initiative was undertaken by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, and implemented by the Indian government agency, Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) India.
Malcolm Thompson, NextFlex
As the global chip shortage continues, companies may be tempted to put research and development on the backburner to conserve capital and prioritize production. A primary area of focus has been on increasing production capabilities to meet demand. In this drive to increase capacity, R&D has fallen to the wayside as some companies consider scaling back to refocus on the expansion of manufacturing capacity at current technology nodes. This is a hard choice to make for any company, and even R&D giants like Apple, known for its dedicated investments in innovation, have had to cut R&D budgets below original projections.