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Industry Undergoes Major Change: Manufacturing isn’t “sweaty, repetitive work anymore”

Posted: Sunday, July 31, 2016 By LINDLEY ESTES THE FREE LANCE–STAR

Manufacturing isn’t what it used to be. As local companies are adapting to new techniques of producing goods, the region is looking at how to attract more advanced manufacturing firms and provide a ready workforce.

Colonial Assembly & Design, founded locally in 1982 at 3361 Shannon Airport Circle in Spotsylvania County, was acquired by ZenTech of Baltimore in April 2015.

“It’s a beautiful business,” said ZenTech president Matt Turpin. He said among the reasons ZenTech acquired the business is the region’s “agile and experienced workforce. There were key people located here and we are very happy with the workforce to draw from… In fact, employees commute 45 minutes to an hour to work in Fredericksburg at Colonial. “

He said being near clients in Dahlgren is important, as well.

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Major EMS Contract Awards to Zentech from Medical and UAV Sectors During Q2

Zentech Manufacturing, Inc. (Baltimore, Md.) is pleased to announce multi-million-dollar contract awards during Q2 from several key market sectors.

Contracts were received to provide sophisticated circuit card assemblies in support of two major UAV platforms for a West Coast based military OEM.

In the medical sector, two separate medical OEM customers placed high-volume contracts with Zentech for turnkey medical electronics devices.

Zentech is one of the most highly certified electronics contract manufacturers in the U.S., holding IPC Validation Service certifications for IPC-A-610 Class 3 Trusted Source QML and IPC J-STD 001 with Space certifications.

For the medical sector, Zentech is ISO 13485 certified and that cert is accompanied by accreditation as an FDA Certified Medical Device Manufacturing facility.

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Zentech Manufacturing, Inc. Awarded Prime SeaPort-e Contract by U.S. Navy

Zentech Manufacturing, Inc. (Baltimore, Md.) today announces their receipt of Prime contract N00178-16-D-9124 from the U.S. Navy for the SeaPort-e contract vehicle. SeaPort-e is the Navy’s electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including Engineering, System Engineering, Process Engineering, Electro-mechanical prototyping / pre-production and Program Management.

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Veteran IMPACT Washington, D.C. Attendee Matt Turpin on the Events Benefits

SMT Magazine

I made contact with Matt Turpin, CEO of Zentech, before the first evening’s dinner. We sat down to discuss what he hoped to gain by attending the event.

Patty Goldman: Matt, I’d like to know what your expectations are of this meeting.

Matt Turpin: The IPC does this every year, and I’ve been here the last five years for IPC. It’s a great opportunity for the IPC and members of the IPC to meet with their local officials on Capitol Hill as well as other people on Capitol Hill and kind of deliver the message of what’s important to IPC and the IPC vendor, whether it’s in terms of RoHS compliance or conflict minerals, etc. This year it’s Defense Department labor regulations and things like that. It’s a good way for IPC to get its point across and to influence what happens on Capitol Hill. Goldman: How has that worked in the past?

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