EPE Donates to Veterans Count in Honor of Veteran’s Day

pictured from l-r: Joe Emmons, Sr. Director of Development at Veterans Count; Andrea Chrisstoffels, Director of Housing and Homeless & Care Coordinator for Veterans Count; Cindy Dwyer, EPE's raffle winner; James "JD" Bell, Jr., President & CEO of EPE.

Pictured from l-r: Joe Emmons, Sr. Director of Development at Veterans Count; Andrea Chrisstoffels, Director of Housing and Homeless & Care Coordinator for Veterans Count; Cindy Dwyer, EPE’s raffle winner; James “JD” Bell, Jr., President & CEO of EPE.

MANCHESTER, NH. (October 27, 2016): In honor of Veteran’s Day, EPE Corporation, a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, Small Business (SDVOSB) Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company, makes a difference in the lives of local veterans by providing a donation to Veterans Count of NH.

EPE conducted a company-wide 50/50 raffle with half of the proceeds and a free vacation day awarded to the raffle winner. The remaining half of the proceeds (plus a matching donation from EPE) was donated to Veterans Count. The raffle winner was Cindy Dwyer, a 30 year employee of EPE.

“EPE has supported Veterans Count for a few years now, but we wanted to do something different this year in honor of Veteran’s Day,” comments James “JD” Bell, Jr., President and CEO of EPE Corporation. “This raffle was a way to financially support Veteran’s Count, spread the word about how Veterans Count assists our local veterans, as well as offer a fun program for our employees,” he adds.

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EPE Corporation Receives Award From QinetiQ North America

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Pictured from left to right: Sharon Ferguson, Business Development Manager at EPE; Damon Kennison, Sr. Mgr., Supply Assurance at QinetiQ; Dan Barton, V.P. of Mfg/Production Services at QinetiQ; James “JD” Bell, Jr., President & CEO of EPE; Nicole Rousseau, Director of Production Planning & Inventory Control at EPE; Lindiwe Musekiwa, Production Manager at EPE; Kelley Johnson, Program Manager at EPE; Diane Barthelemy, Rework Specialist at EPE; and Gary Muise, Test Technician at EPE.

MANCHESTER, NH. (September 27, 2016): EPE Corporation, industry experts in high-reliability EMS since 1965, has received a supplier award from QinetiQ North America.

This award, presented by Damon Kennison, Sr. Mgr., Supply Assurance and Dan Barton, V.P. of Mfg/Production Services of QinetiQ, reads “To EPE – For Your Commitment To Being A Partner In Our Success”.

“To receive an award like this from a customer such as QinetiQ is an honor. All of our employees work very hard for our customers and we appreciate QinetiQ recognizing us in this way,” says James “JD” Bell, Jr., President and CEO of EPE Corporation. EPE received the award for helping QinetiQ make a critical customer deadline.Continue reading

EPE Corporation Donates Backpacks & School Supplies to Jewett Street Elementary School

MANCHESTER, NH. (August 30, 2016): EPE Corporation, industry experts in high-reliability Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) since 1965, has donated backpacks and school supplies to Jewett Street Elementary School.

Pictured from left to right: James "JD" Bell, Jr., President & CEO of EPE; Peter Lubelczyk, Principal of Jewett Street Elementary; Karen O'Shaughnessy, Grade 4 Teacher; Robin Foley, Guidance Counselor; Theresa Carbone, Certified Instructor.

Pictured from left to right: James “JD” Bell, Jr., President & CEO of EPE; Peter Lubelczyk, Principal of Jewett Street Elementary; Karen O’Shaughnessy, Grade 4 Teacher; Robin Foley, Guidance Counselor; Theresa Carbone, Certified Instructor.

“We know that buying school supplies is expensive and can be a struggle for many parents, so EPE decided to pitch in,” says James “JD” Bell, Jr., President and CEO of EPE Corporation.  “Our employees were very generous and donated brand new backpacks as well as basic school supplies every elementary school student needs,” he added.

“We appreciate all of these new backpacks and school supplies the EPE employees donated,” notes Peter Lubelczyk, Principal of Jewett Street Elementary School, “With approximately 400 students in our school, these supplies will be put to good use.”

This backpack and school supply donation drive is part of an ongoing community-oriented campaign celebrating EPE Corporation’s 50 years in business. This donation drive is just one of many events EPE Corporation organizes throughout the year in order to support its community. For years, EPE has supported Toys for Tots, the NH Food Bank and other school and community related groups.Continue reading

EPE Partners with Bevi, Another IoT Customer

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Manchester, NH. (July 18, 2016): Frank Lee, Co-Founder, and Kent Walters, Electrical Engineer of Bevi have selected EPE to be their printed circuit board assembly supplier.

Bevi’s smart water cooler allows users to customize flavored and sparkling beverages. The company’s mission is to eliminate waste from the production, shipping, and disposing of bottled beverages. Bevi machines are Internet-connected, providing real-time data for proactive customer service to replenish flavors and maintain the machines.Continue reading

EPE Corporation Partners with Nordson DAGE to Continue Strengthening Its Trust and Quality Commitment to Customers

JD with Dage 5-9-16 Manchester, NH. (June 22, 2016):  A privately held, veteran-owned company, EPE has been in operation since 1965. For more than five decades and three generations, the company’s deep engineering expertise, strong financial position, and a dedication to quality and integrity have been at the foundation of an established infrastructure that supports customers in a range of diverse industries – including defense & aerospace, RF communications, medical, robotics, industrial, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Regardless of the industry, in order to succeed, a company needs a contract manufacturer it can trust, that is reliable and accountable. And those qualities are precisely what EPE stands for. Continue reading

EPE Drives Significant Quality Improvements with Aegis MES Software

Manchester, NH. (May 18, 2016): EPE Corporation, industry experts in high-reliability electronics manufacturing since 1965, first selected Aegis as their Manufacturing Software System (MES) vendor in 2000.

“In 2000, EPE was looking for a long-term, cost-effective manufacturing software solution to provide the necessary insight into our manufacturing processes to drive greater efficiencies and improve activities,” notes James “JD” Bell, President and CEO of EPE.  “We did a lot of research on various software solutions before finally selecting Aegis.  To this day, we can say that Aegis was a great fit for us, without which we would not be where we are today,” he adds.Continue reading

EPE Corporation Acquires Agilent Series 5000 5DX X-Ray System

JD Bell with Agilent (2) (2)Agilent Series 5000 5DX Is Designed To Provide Complete and Efficient X-ray Coverage for EPE’s High-Volume Production Customers

Manchester, NH. (April 29, 2016): EPE Corporation, industry experts in high-reliability products since 1965, recently purchased Agilent Series 5000 5DX X-Ray system.

“JD” James D. Bell, Jr., President and CEO of EPE Corporation, notes  “The Agilent Series 5000 5DX X-ray provides 100% inspection of all solder joints in a volume production environment, facilitating real-time feedback to the SMT process line.”  “Time to production is typically under a day for an experienced user for programming an entire panel,” he adds.Continue reading

EPE Corporation Supports the Manchester Memorial FIRST Robotics Team 238

James "JD" Bell Jr. (pictured right), presents check to Hunter Davies (center), Team 238 Robotics member, and Tom Paquin (right), Team 238 Robotics coach.

MANCHESTER, NH. (April 5, 2016): James “JD” D. Bell, Jr., President and CEO of EPE Corporation, presents a check to Manchester Memorial’s FIRST Robotics Team 238. Accepting the check are Hunter Davies, Team 238 Member; and Tom Paquin, Team 238 Coach and Mentor.

Team 238 recently placed 2nd at the Granite State District Event in Windham, NH and placed 1st in the North Carolina UNC Asheville District competition. This past weekend, they competed in the Boston FIRST Robotics Competition District Event and made the finals. Team 238 was ranked 2nd out of 40 teams. The team also won the Quality Award, which celebrates machine robustness in concept and fabrication.Continue reading

EPE Corporation Acquires New Teradyne Javelin 1004 Flying Probe Test System

Electronic Manufacturing Services Company Streamlines Flying Probe Test Lead-Time for Its Customers

Manchester, NH. (March 30, 2016): EPE Corporation, industry experts in high-reliability EMS since 1965, has recently acquired the Teradyne Javelin 1004 Flying Probe Test System.

“We have always offered flying probe by locally outsourcing, but we are now excited to offer this on site,” notes James “JD” Bell, President and CEO of EPE Corporation.Continue reading