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Cogent Technology Ltd

6b Parkway
Porters Wood
St Albans
St. Albans
Hertfordshire
AL3 6PA
United Kingdom

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Today 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM (Currently Closed)
Tel: 01394 445566
Fax: 01394 380604
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Cogent Technology is a Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM) supporting customer manufacturing requirements across a broad range of electronic products in sectors such as Medical, Military, Telecommunications, General Instrumentation and Security.

We're certified to BS EN ISO 13485:2003, ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001.

A summary of our services follows:

  • Comprehensive Quotation with Open Book Policy
  • Fast Track – NPI / Prototype Service
  • Dedicated Planning Team with Contract Review
  • Full Document Control & Process Engineering
  • Experienced Purchasing Team supported by MRP System
  • Full Turn-Key Process
  • Surface Mount Assembly
  • Through Hole Assembly
  • Box Unit Build – Configuration of Systems
  • Automatic Optical Inspection
  • Test & Calibration
  • Conformal Coating – Environmental Protection Process
  • Managed Volume Offshore Production
  • Communication Throughout
  • Account Management
  • Experienced Operations Team
  • Cogent Deliver a Quality Service
  • If you’d like to get a true feeling about Cogent Technology and our contract manufacturing services then please click on the link, you can also visit our website or get in touch with the Cogent Team on 01394 445566.

     

    ISO13485:2003 Medical Device Manufacturing

    Cogent Technology holds full ISO 13485:2003 accreditation for the manufacture of non-invasive electronic medical devices. This globally recognised standard for medical device manufacturing underpins the quality of any product manufactured within our facility. 


    Achieving ISO 13485 requires a great deal of investment in developing and adhering to a variety of processes. A paper-free approach enables Cogent to integrate these processes into our business systems and shop floor data collection, ensuring a traceable record and giving tight process control. 


    If you need a medical equipment manufacturer that provides you with complete visibility and traceability, speak to Cogent Technology Ltd. 


    PCB Assembly

    Surface mount PCB assembly is our core manufacturing activity. We use the latest, state-of-the-art surface mount technologies to deliver high quality PCBs at an extremely cost-effective rate. Careful preparation and planning ensures overall success – for each project we select individuals according to the specific range of skills required to assemble your product. Our PCB assembly capabilities cover:

    • Segregation of leaded and lead-free soldering
    • Side line, laser-guided and manual through hole assembly
    • Wave flow soldering
    • Cable harness assembly
    • Conformal coating
    • Box build

    Find out more about our surface mount technologies at Cogent Technology online. To discuss your requirements with a member of our management team, please contact us on 01394 445566. 


    Electronics Manufacturing

    Cogent Technology has been offering contract electronics manufacturing services since 1985. Over the last 25 years we have been helping manufacturers of medical devices and military electronics, instrumentation engineers and all kinds of electronics entrepreneurs to produce quality electronic equipment on time and at a cost-effective rate.


     Whatever level of support you need with your electronics manufacturing process, Cogent can provide it. We use Lean manufacturing techniques and operate a 5S factory, which together ensure that quality at minimal cost comes as standard. Our services cover:

    • Planning
    • Procurement
    • Surface mount PCB assembly
    • Conventional PCB assembly
    • Distribution
    • After-sales support


    Fast track & new products

    If you’re planning on introducing a new product but haven’t the time to develop it yourself, or if you need to satisfy unplanned demand in a hurry, let Cogent Technology provide the help you need. We offer rapid product prototyping to help you get your ideas to market as quickly as possible. 


    With us as your prototyping partner, you’ll benefit from years of experience in the design, development and manufacture of new, innovative products. Working together, our production engineers and your designers can make your product more robust and ready for mass production. 

     
    Find out more about our fast track product design and manufacturing services at Cogent Technology online. 

    Hub for design

    Making sure that the design is actually ready for manufacture prior to production can save you all sorts of problems later down the line. Designing for manufacture not only improves the quality of your product, but also reduces costs and manufacturing times. 


    Cogent has a dedicated design hub which has been set up specifically to help you plan for manufacturing at the design state. We won’t tell you what your design should be, but we will provide expert advice to help you improve its manufacturing efficiency, and we will help you identify components that may be becoming obsolete, thus preventing headaches later on in the production process. 


    Offshore manufacturing

    Cogent Technology has an established network of international partners who can provide offshore PCB assembly and electronics manufacturing at a highly economical rate. By having us manage offshore manufacturing on your behalf, you benefit from the long term investment we have made in building and maintaining these relationships – reducing your costs without the increased overhead.

     
    Offshore manufacturing is typically used for high volumes of less complex designs, which can be produced at a much lower cost outside of the UK. In many cases, we split our clients’ portfolios between UK and offshore manufacturing according to the demand and complexity of each product.

      
    Quality is monitored and verified by us, giving you complete peace of mind. Find out more about offshore manufacturing at Cogent Technology online. 

    Quality

    Quality is central to everything we do, and it goes far beyond achieving certification. We are constantly investing in new ways to maintain and improve our working practices and quality standards, so that customers can be 100% satisfied with the finished product. We use the latest, state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment to achieve high levels of efficiency, and we employ highly trained engineers with all the appropriate skills for the job.

    Case Studies

    Over the years, Cogent Technology has worked with electronics device and instrumentation manufacturers from all over the world. We’re proud to have been manufacturing partners for hundreds of companies operating across all different market sectors worldwide. On the Cogent website you can now find some examples of the projects we have worked on in recent times. Visit our Case Studies page to find out more.

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    Registration Number: 01855453
    VAT Number: n/a
    Registered at Companies House:15 October, 1984 (35 years and 1 month ago)
    No of Employees: n/a
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    Opening Times

    Monday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
    Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
    Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
    Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
    Friday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday Closed

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