FORTEC's Milestones in Railway and Defence Sectors

04-01-2024 | By Jack Pollard

FORTEC United Kingdom, renowned for its expertise in technology solutions encompassing displays, embedded computing, monitors, components, and power systems, proudly announces a dynamic start to 2024. The company has recently earned accolades from two prestigious entities in the tech industry, marking a significant stride in its journey towards excellence and innovation.

Elevating Railway Standards with RISQS Recognition

The Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) is a benchmark standard within the UK's rail industry. FORTEC's recognition as a qualified supplier under this scheme highlights its unwavering commitment to providing top-tier auxiliary power converters. This achievement not only cements FORTEC's status as a reliable partner in the railway sector but also reflects its rigorous quality controls, cutting-edge technology, and customer-centric approach. The RISQS recognition is a clear indication of FORTEC's ability to consistently deliver dependable and efficient solutions to the railway industry.

Strategic Expansion into Defence with 'Make UK Defence' Membership

In a strategic move to expand its presence in the defence sector, FORTEC has also joined 'Make UK Defence'. This platform is crucial in uniting key industry players, promoting collaboration, and driving growth and innovation. As a member, FORTEC will actively participate in the exchange of knowledge and practices, significantly contributing to the enhancement of the UK's defence capabilities.

A Commitment to Excellence and Innovation

These recognitions are not merely accolades but a testament to FORTEC's relentless dedication to quality and safety. They position the company to further refine its offerings, stay abreast of technological advancements, and better serve its clients and partners.

Paul Hooper, Sales & Marketing Director at FORTEC United Kingdom, expressed his pride in starting the year with such achievements. "These recognitions from RISQS and 'Make UK Defence' symbolise our past successes and our pledge to future excellence. They motivate us to continue innovating and surpassing our clients' expectations."

Looking Ahead: FORTEC's Vision for 2024

As FORTEC United Kingdom celebrates these accomplishments, it remains focused on pushing the limits in electronic engineering and technology. The company is poised for a year filled with growth, collaboration, and ongoing success, contributing significantly to the safety, efficiency, and innovation within the railway and defence sectors.

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By Jack Pollard

Jack has spent over a decade in media within the electronics industry and is extremely passionate about working with companies to create interesting and educational content, from podcasts and video to written articles for engineers and buyers.