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ElektronikPraxis - International cooperation offers many opportunities, but there are also risks involved. For the Augsburg-based EMS company BMK, its involvement in Israel paid off both interculturally and technologically.

Decisive and competitive advantages for the collaborating companies and their customers are created through using synergies of international cooperation from both intercultural and technological perspectives. BMK is a medium-sized electronics service provider with its headquarters in Augsburg, Germany.

Based on good, existing business relationships, BMK founded a...

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BMK is SMETA audited - BMK has successfully passed the Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA). With this, TÜV Süd confirms the Augsburg-based electronics service provider (EMS), BMK acts in an ethical business manner. BMK thus assumes a pioneering role in the EMS industry.

What is SMETA?

SMETA, the Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit, is a globally recognized audit procedure for sustainable and ethical conduct in business relationships, developed by the British non-profit organization Sedex Associate Auditor Group. It helps minimize risks by promoting transparency throughout the supply...

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This year we would like to do something good again and support the parents' initiative for children with cancer in Augsburg - Lichtblicke e.V.
The initiative helps children with cancer to provide the right treatment with high-performance medicine in a child-friendly environment and supports the families affected.

If you would like to support the parents' initiative of children with cancer Augsburg - LICHTBLICKE e.V., donate now to LICHTBLICKE e.V.
Stadtsparkasse Augsburg
IBAN DE20 7205 0000 0000 0373 66
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Opening times Christmas and New Years:
21st December 2020                    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
22nd + 23rd December 2020     9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
28./29./30 December 2020
4 + 5 January 2021                         9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
7 + 8 January 2021   

Regular opening times from 11.01.2021 (Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

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Third place prize at the Paul Award 2020 went to a study on energy harvesting in running shoes.

On November 20th, Philipp Lorenz, a student at the Technical University of Ulm and working student at BMK, was awarded third place in the eTech Talents category by the Electronics Design Association (FED) eV for his technological study on energy harvesting in running shoes. Due to the current Corona situation, the award ceremony took place as an online event.

The FED created the Paul Award to promote young talent in the field of hardware in the electronics industry. It was named after the Viennese...

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On Monday, September 14th, 2020, sailors from all over Europe swarmed with their moths to Lake Garda. A few days of preparation were needed before the first big international regatta on the European mainland - the "Foiling Week" - took place the following Thursday. (Picture: 2020© Martina Orsini /Foiling Week)

The race begins with light wind conditions     

Around 1 p.m. on Thursday, the time had come: the start of the first big race! The morning north wind "Peler" was slowly decreasing, but still blowing with 15 to 20 knots. Franzi's brother, Max Mäge claimed the first victory of the day!...

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BMK electronic services captivates with resource conservation by repairing instead of disposing (Picture: Marisa Robles)

Last Friday BMK electronic services GmbH was awarded the Augsburg Future Prize 2020.

Since 2006, the city of Augsburg has been awarding prizes each year to sustainable projects by campaign groups, associations, companies, schools, day-care centres, municipal administration offices or individual citizens. A total of six prizes have been awarded. Mayor Eva Weber was pleased to know that the largest number of applications were received since the foundation of the celebration....

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BMK has been awarded the Deutschlandtest seal "the best jobs with a future 2020".
In the comparative period from 2014 to 2018, the number of employees at BMK increased continuously, sales were higher than average and profits were always positive.

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BMK brings industry insight to standards development of IPC-A-600

New acceptability standard for the printed circuit board industry has been released by the global trade association, IPC, IPC-A-600K the definitive guide to printed circuit board acceptability considers the requirements of the entire electronics industry. David Lee, Strategic Purchasing Manager for PCB at BMK and a member of the IPC-A-600K Task Group, was able to bring new insights not only from the view of PCB purchasing but also the view of the European electronics market.

Even though the Coronavirus created considerable...

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Spring 2020: Due to the tightened security measures from Covid 19, the start of the season was unfortunately postponed for most sailors.  Although the regulations started to ease up at the beginning of June, many “Mothies” were not back on the water until the beginning of August – a long break, also for Franzi. She discussed with us the late start of the season and how she did at the regatta weekend on Lake Achensee.

The moths fly again – Sailing at Lake Achensee

The untypical start of the current season caused many sailors to lack a certain routine, which is why many participants in the...

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The founding of a new BMK branch in Changzhou creates optimization within the supply chain

BMK established a site in the Changzhou, Jiangsu province to optimize its worldwide supply chain.

BMK's purchasing volume in China grew gradually. Initially, mainly PCBs were purchased, however this expanded eventually to components as well. This led to the decision to open our own location in China. 

In addition to component and supplier sourcing, the main tasks of the branch are logistics and transport management, as well as quality management.
Cultural and linguistic differences, which often...

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Markt & Technik - The crucial difference

The electronics service provider BMK relies on digitization for its supply chain. This also includes largely automated delivery by supplier partners such as Digi-Key. BMK has a longstanding partnership with the distributor and a high affinity for the digital footprint.

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Events

Third place prize at the Paul Award 2020 went to a study on energy harvesting in running shoes.

On November 20th, Philipp Lorenz, a student at the Technical University of Ulm and working student at BMK, was awarded third place in the eTech Talents category by the Electronics Design Association (FED) eV for his technological study on energy harvesting in running shoes. Due to the current Corona situation, the award ceremony took place as an online event.

The FED created the Paul Award to promote young talent in the field of hardware in the electronics industry. It was named after the Viennese...

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2 BMK teams in the final of the Paul Awards. 

FED conference

Paul Award

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