Global Fastener Leader Brand PEM® Expands its European Technical Centre of Excellence

European PEM®'s Centre of Excellence has grown to accommodate even more fastener innovation, advanced testing and customised solutions for local businesses.

  • August 1, 2022
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  • Global Fastener Leader Brand PEM® Expands its European Technical Centre of Excellence
    Global Fastener Leader Brand PEM® Expands its European Technical Centre of Excellence

European businesses can now benefit from enhanced testing capabilities with PEM®’s Technical Centre for Excellence located in Galway, Ireland.

The European market shifted to producing electric vehicles, energy transmission, storage and conversion products, on top of smaller and more sophisticated electronic devices. These more sustainable products can now enable change to introduce circular economies and provide in the long run a better lifestyle not only for the direct users but for a larger population of customers. 

All these products, including radars used for the construction of autonomous driving cars, need to be designed and assembled making sure that they all come seamlessly together. And here is where the PEM®s Centre of Excellence plays a crucial role.

In the future, PEM® will also have the ability to test to LV214, LV215 & UL1977 standards

PEM®’s Technical Centre of Excellence has expanded their already extensive testing capabilities such as push-out, torque-out and proof load; in addition to micro-hardness, tensile testing and microstructure analysis. Further capabilities include: SMT (Surface Mount Technology) reflow testing, technical cleanliness (ISO 16232) and Ingress Protection (ISO 20653) testing. 

New testing facilities are also being expanded to focus on electrical test capabilities, which include electrical connectivity & conductivity testing (IEC 60512) along with high voltage testing (IEC 60664) and the ability to generate reflow curves for standard and custom electrical solutions.

With PEM®, customers get high-quality fastening solutions that are backed by expert design and engineering services. Additionally, with local manufacturing capabilities in Galway, Ireland - European businesses can access products quicker than any other manufacturer.

This Technical Centre of Excellence fosters great opportunities for customer collaboration and the creation of innovative, industry-leading products, making PEM® the ideal partner for businesses across Europe.

Graduated in political sciences and international relations in Paris, Anis joined the team in early 2019. Editor for IEN Europe and the new digital magazine AI IEN, he is a new tech enthusiast. Also passionate about sports, music, cultures and languages. 

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