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The Countdown to Productronica in Nov...

September 17, 2019

With less than 2 months until the electronics industry event of the year, our colleagues, customers, suppliers and industry partners are all eagerly looking forward to Productronica ‘the world’s leading trade fair for electronics development and production, the entire value chain in one place’. The show takes place Nov 12th-15th in Munich and Reel Service […]

Creating Life Savers ...

August 30, 2019

Did you know that defibrillators are an essential part of trying to save the life of someone who is in cardiac arrest?  They can easily be used by anyone until professional medical help arrives.  For every minute it takes for a defibrillator to reach someone and deliver a shock, their chance of survival reduces by […]

25 Year Service Award Badge

The Latest Addition t...

May 20, 2019

The latest team member to join the growing Reel Service 25 year service, ’25 Club’ is Engineering Manager Adam Rigby who joined the Tape & Reel Dept. in 1994. Adam started in the role of Operations Technician at a time when automation of the Tape & Reel process was still in its infancy.

Competitive Advantage

April 24, 2019

Benjamin Franklin said “you may delay, but time will not”, this is particularly apt in the world of commerce and especially the electronics industry where change is accepted as a constant.  Semiconductor components continue to shrink in size and an almost infinite array of CSP/bare die outlines emerge daily since they are unconstrained by traditional […]

On the Up…….

March 28, 2019

With the first quarter of 2019 almost at a close, before we start to face the inevitable business challenges that Q2 will present, it is worthwhile to take a breath and reflect on the first 3 months of the year, which in tune with the last 2 years has continued to provide growth and opportunity […]

Southern Manufacturin...

February 28, 2019

Reflecting the current strong business climate throughout the UK, there was a very positive atmosphere amongst the exhibitors in the fantastic new Hall 1 at the Farnborough Exhibition & Conference Centre ahead of the 2019 Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show.  Reel Service Ltd was exhibiting again at Southern to showcase the company’s portfolio of Services, […]

Southern Manufacturin...

January 21, 2019

Join Reel Service Ltd at the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show‘The UK’s LARGEST regional manufacturing technology, electronics and subcontracting exhibition’.   The show takes place Feb 5th, 6th & 7th at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, a brand new 20,000m2 state-of-the art venue, offering superb modern facilities, easy access and free onsite parking.  Come and join us […]

2018, Another Bumper ...

December 19, 2018

As we started 2018, it looked difficult to surpass the fantastic year that was 2017 which saw record levels of business and growth at Reel Service Ltd.  However, as we now look back at 2018 it has turned into yet another bumper year with many headline stories to recount. For our Tape & Reel service […]

The A-Z Glossary of T...

November 02, 2018

Continuing the Reel Service series ‘A-Z Glossary of Tape & Reel’, here in the final part 3 of 3 we cover letters Q to Z:

Manual Tape & Reel

The A-Z Glossary of T...

October 16, 2018

Continuing the Reel Service series ‘A-Z Glossary of Tape & Reel’, here in part 2 of 3 we cover letters H to P: