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Photodata Test Services Ltd complete acquisition of Technical Graphics photplotting division.
Photo Data formerly announced the acquisition of the assets and sales database of the of Technical Graphics Ltd. The acquisition will mean the transfer of all photo-plotting, photo-tooling and reprographic work from Technical Graphics
By: John Dingley
Glenn Swanton, Managing Director of Photo Data Test Services Ltd , commented on the acquisition "Technical Graphics chose us, Photo Data , because of our extensive range of services that we offer, coupled with vast experience – the latest and best technology to hand – and the values that we place on the service aspect to our business. Our aim is to service our new customers as efficiently and simply as possible. Our engineers will be working closely with the Technical Graphics engineers to provide an easy and smooth handover of customer accounts."
Photo Data Test Services Ltd are a specialist provider of services to the bare board PCB industry. They continue to operate out of 2 manufacturing bases, one based in Hitchin and one in Oldham, UK. The purchase in 2005 of the specialist mask making company of JD Photo-Tools is consolidated by these recent acquisitions of Scan & Design and Technical Graphics Ltd, and in turn it makes Photo Data the biggest photo-tooling company in Europe. It's photo-tools and photo-masks are currently used around the world in the production of PCB's, MEMS, Microfluidics, Semiconductor and related industries.
Technical Graphics Limited [formerly known as P T Barclay & Partners Limited],were amongst the very first companies established in the UK to specialise in precision photographic services. Established in 1962 they developed and operated many of the precision artwork and drawing office related processes commonly used throughout the industry today. Based in Coulsdon, Surrey, they had been providing precision laser plotting and photographic services for many years . Mr Terry Holding, the Managing Director of Technical Graphics Ltd, added " This new opportunity now releases resources to focus all our attention on developing the CAD aspects of our business where we are considered as one of the leading UK providers. I would like to personally thank all of our photo-tooling customers for their business over the years "
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Manufacturers of Photo-Mask and Photo-tooling for the PCB & Mems Industries, specialising in Low Cost and Fast turnround services.
Photo Data, incorporating JD Photo-Tools, are service providers to the PCB, Electronic, BioMED, MEMS, Chemical Milling and Graphics Industries.
Our business is built on service - in fact service has been at the core of our company philosophy since we started out more than 30 years ago.