Nanjangud, 27 September 2019 – AT&S India, a wholly owned subsidiary of AT&S AG, the global market leader for high end PCBs and one of the world’s leading manufacturers of IC substrates and India’s first manufacturer of High Frequency and High Density Interconnect printed circuit boards, an essential for the true realization of Digital India, has won the 44th ELCINA award for Excellence in PCB Manufacturing at national level.
This award is conferred in recognition of the overall excellence in manufacturing of printed circuit boards along with efforts to increase manufacturing output, investments in technological upgradation and increase in production capacity. AT&S India was adjudged as the award winner for the year 2018-19 in the category of large companies by an accomplished panel of eminent experts from both industry and government.
Sunil Banwari, MD & COO, AT&S India and M S Latesh Kumar, Senior Engineer – Product Engineering, received the award on behalf of the company from the Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, Mr Ajay Prakash Sawhney at a top class celebration in Greater Noida near New Delhi. Beside the above mentioned, important industry leaders, policy influencers, and senior government officials including the Joint Secretary, MeitY, Mr Sanjay Kumar Rakesh joined the event.
The printed circuit boards manufactured by AT&S India are the enablers for key global electronic trends in Automotive, Industrial and Medical applications, including miniaturisation, machine-to-machine communication for wearables, networking of vehicles, and internet of things amongst others.
The ELCINA award for Excellence in PCB Manufacturing is awarded in consideration of strict parameters based on export of printed circuit boards, rate and consistency of growth in manufacturing revenue, investment in plant & machinery for technology up-gradation and expanding manufacturing capacity, and number of layers of the PCB manufactured along with product complexity. These ECLINA awards are highly respected in the electronics manufacturing industry in India.
ELCINA or the Electronic Industries Association of India was established in 1967 as the first industry association supporting electronics hardware, when India’s Electronics industry was still in its infancy. Since then, Electronic Industries Association of India has established itself as an interactive forum for electronics and IT manufacturers. Electronic Industries Association of India actively interacts with the government and advises it on policy and business environment issues.
The receipt of the industry award is also a recognition of the unwavering commitment of AT&S employees in Nanjangud towards achieving excellence. AT&S India employs around 1300 people at its plant in Nanjangud near Mysuru and contributes actively in the areas of health, education, sanitation and drinking water facility in the region under its CSR program.
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