Glas­gow tech firm steps up to new de­mands

The Herald Business - - News Digest -

GLAS­GOW-BASED com­pany PCB equip­ment man­u­fac­turer Rain­bow Tech­nol­ogy Sys­tems (RTS) has started 2013 in a strong po­si­tion with the an­nounce­ment that it plans to dou­ble its pro­duc­tion space to 1200 square me­tres.

RTS is the com­pany be­hind a new process for PCB­man­u­fac­ture, which is more cost-ef­fec­tive, quicker and greener than tra­di­tional meth­ods – the Rain­bow Sys­tem.

Dur­ing 2012 the com­pany made new ap­point­ments in sales, mar­ket­ing, en­gi­neer­ing and pro­duc­tion. RTS has also ex­hib­ited at sev­eral lead­ing trade shows and ex­hi­bi­tions across the world, most re­cently in Shen­zhen in south­ern China, as well as form­ing strate­gic al­liances with key in­dus­try com­pa­nies such as 3M and WKK.

Jonathan Ken­nett, founder and CEOof Rain­bow, said: “There­sponse we are get­ting from the elec­tron­ics man­u­fac­tur­ing sec­tor is fan­tas­tic. Man­u­fac­tur­ers are telling uswe­have a process which rep­re­sents a step change in the way PCBs are made. The equip­ment is now un­der­go­ing beta test­ing and we are fol­low­ing up the numer­ous sales en­quiries we have from across the world.”

He added: “This has given us the con­fi­dence to ex­pand our head­quar­ters build­ing in Glas­gow. We have taken over an ad­di­tional 600 sq m, which will be used pri­mar­ily for pro­duc­tion of the Rain­bow Sys­tem.

Dur­ing the past year we have also dou­bled our head­count and we now have a su­perb sales, mar­ket­ing, en­gi­neer­ing and pro­duc­tion team ready to sat­isfy the mar­ket de­mand.

“In ad­di­tion we in the process of re­new­ing our web­site and cor­po­rate brand­ing to make it eas­ier for cus­tomers to do busi­ness with us.”

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