Raspberry Pi Computer to be Manufactured in Wales Instead of China

Raspberry Pi is a stripped back computer that aims to encourage more youngsters to learn Linux and programming. This magnificent and affordable device, which costs around $25, was once made only in China but it will be built by the Sony UK Technology Center in Pencoed in the near future. About 300k units of this mini-computer have been produced by Pencoed for Premier Farnell.

The non-profit Raspberry PiFoundation plans to introduce about thirty additional jobs at the site of production. Mike Buffham, the director of Premier Farnell says that he is very much happy to find this United Kingdom site to make this device. He says that when it comes to review their strategy of manufacturing, he has always been very eager to bring Raspberry Pi production to UK.

The Sony UK Technology Centre has successfully demonstrated how enthusiastic they are for this product and they have also proved their manufacturing expertise as well. Their website is very much impressive and Mike is quite confident that the product would be of high quality, on budget and will be delivered on time. This brand is famous for producing high quality products.

When Raspberry Pi was first launched in the month of Feb, 2012, it has faced great success. Is has encourage fascination among youngsters and they have been eager to learn ways of building and programming their own PCs. The educational institutions have showed great interest in buying this product. Design engineers have also been equally interested and so has been the normal public.

Equipment is also being invested by Sony to build it and this equipment will let the production to scale up and cope with the increasing demands. A technique known as PoP (package on package) is also being used. This will improve the overall trustworthiness of their product.

Managing director at Sony, Steve Dalton says that working with companies such as Premier Farnell; we can spread our manufacturing service offerings of new and existing customers. Delivering products of high quality to UK companies also lets us to show our manufacturing abilities.

They say that organizations such as this one can help the country by building up future technologists out of the young generation by inspiring them. They also claim that their products have always been of reliable quality but now they have become very much cost effective, cheaper than their competitors oversees can offer. This reduction of price is very good news and encourages companies of UK to source the local manufacturers as well.

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