Pickering Electronics is an ISO 9001 certified company.
Registered office: Pickering, Stephenson Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 4NL. Registered in England no. 857509.
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John Moore started Pickering Electronics to design and manufacture high-quality Reed Relays for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) in switching systems.
Becomes a major supplier to most UK Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) companies in a growing market.
Moved to a purpose-built factory in Clacton-on-Sea, UK.
Introduction of Single-in-Line (SIL) Reed Relays – the Series 105, including for the first time, changeover and two pole types.
Established SoftCenter™ Technology to protect the sensitive glass/metal seal of the reed switch capsule thereby increasing contact resistance stability and life expectation.
Developed former-less coil construction to maximize magnetic drive and increase packing density.
Introduced the first ever Mini-SIL Reed Relay with a patented Mu-metal screen/can – the Series 107 increased packing density and improved efficiency and reliability.
Due to large success, the manufacturing area is tripled in size.
Pickering Interfaces, Ltd. was formed as a sister company designing and manufacturing modular GPIB switching systems. Pickering Interfaces would later become leaders in switching systems based on many other platforms, including PXI, PCI, and LXI.
Introduced the first ever SIL Reed Relay for high voltage applications – the Series 104.
Introduced the first ever Vertical-SIL Reed Relay for high-density applications – the Series 110.
Introduced the first ever Micro-SIL Reed Relay for high-density applications – the Series 109 requires little more than half the board area of any other SIL Reed Relay on the market at the time, setting a new standard within the industry.
Became ISO 9002 (BS 5750) certified.
Appointed a representative in Scandinavia - Pickering Interfaces A.B.
Appointed a representative in China - Tomtech Mechatronics Co. Ltd.
Committed to RoHS compliance.
Opened a manufacturing facility in the Czech Republic.
Appointed a representative in South Korea – Leitik Co. Inc.
Appointed a representative in Taiwan – Winningway Material Development Ltd.
Published ‘The Reed RelayMate’ – A practical book about how reed relays work, how they are constructed and how to interpret their specifications and make the best use of them in their applications.
Appointed a representative in India – Vigven Tech Mark Pvt Ltd.
Introduced the smallest footprint reed relay for high-density applications - the Series 120 4mm² ™
Appointed Rapid Electronics to become Pickering's first official distributor in the UK.
Became a manufacturing member of the Electronics Representatives Association (ERA).
Published a book about the company's first 50 years – The book features various milestones in Pickering Electronics’ history, along with stories, quotes and personal photographs from their founder, directors and employees.
Introduced the industry's smallest through-hole reed relay - the Series 124 4mm² ™
Appointed Testco to become Pickering's first official distributor in the USA.
Appointed Comcraft Corporation to become Pickering's first official distributor in Japan.
Appointed Beijing uc-chip technology co. as Pickering's distributor in China.
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