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How Pressac Communications started making buildings talk: A Pressac Interview

East Midlands Business Desk editor, Sam Metcalf caught up with our Managing Director Pete Burbidge recently to talk about Pressac’s journey into developing smart building sensor technology.

Peter Burbidge Managing Director Pressac Communications

Peter Burbidge, Managing Director Pressac Communications

“Established over 60 years ago, the Pressac name came from combining ‘Pressed Accessories’. Our primary products were initially for the brown goods and automotive industries. We manufactured high volume mouldings and pressings, supplying components to respective markets.

Over the past 20 years, we focused on component manufacturing here in the UK and in China. We developed a manufacturing pedigree and history of delivering good quality products, on time, becoming a safe pair of hands for blue-chip companies. Our ability to redesign, engineer and upgrade products to meet next generation requirements became our core competency.

In 2006, we underwent a management buy out from the PLC and Pressac Communications became independent venture. The inherited pedigree and core competencies in turnkey product development, manufacturing and aftersales support, together with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 accreditations assisted in stabilizing and growing our business.

Our in depth understanding of customer requirements and expected standards supported us to enhance and develop products for BT Redcare and Openreach. Designing and manufacturing in our Nottingham plant the Redcare 5G product range.

Keen to move away from being a component manufacturer and move into more value added offerings – we took a strategic decision to be ahead of the curve for Internet of Things (IoT) technology. We now focus on being the best at producing hardware and work with partners to deliver the software, to form a complete solution…”

Read the full article here: How Pressac Communications started making buildings talk

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