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EVO Driver Training Ltd joins Parlex Company Benefit Scheme

EVO Driver Training Ltd are now part of the recently revived Parlex Company Benefit Scheme

A couple of months ago we received an email from Parlex Europe Ltd, who are a company that have been on the Isle of Wight for over 30 years (see below for more information about Parlex)

 Parlex Europe Ltd explained that they were going to reinstate a ‘Local Company Benefit Scheme’ that was once very popular with employees and asked if we would like to be a part of it. Today we are happy to announce that the scheme is up and running and Parlex employees have all been issued with a Company ID to receive a discount on their driving lessons with EVO Driver Training.

 If your company has a benefit scheme why not get in touch with us, we'd love to be a part of it. If your company doesn't have a benefit scheme, why not suggest it, you could be on for a promotion!!

 Call us on 01983 822 200 to see what we can do for you

Parlex History

Parlex (Europe) Limited is part of the Parlex Corporation, market leaders in the manufacture of polyester flexible circuits and populated assemblies.

For the past 30 years Parlex (Europe) Limited, formerly known as NFI Electronics Ltd, has been one of the Isle of Wight’s leading employers.

In 1969, Nameplates for Industry was brought to the Isle of Wight. A rapid expansion took place over the years and then a manufacturing plant was set up at Taylor Road, Newport.

Some of the company’s successes to date have been:

  1. The first European Grade A supplier to Japanese Automotive Company
  2. Preferred supplier status with one of the world’s largest electronic component manufactures
  3. First Company in its industry to achieve BS.5750 status (ISO.9001)

Parlex Europe has world-wide extensive Research and Development facilities enabling it to stay market leaders, developing its own product and materials technology.

In October 2005 Parlex Corporation was purchased by Johnson Electric. Johnson Electric is one of the world’s largest providers of motion subsystems and motion components for automotive and industrial applications. Over the years, they have shipped billions of motion products to more than thirty countries in hundreds of different applications. Johnson Electric has an annual production capacity of over one billion motors and motion subsystems.

Johnson Electric is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange. Johnson Electric has over 40,000 employees and subcontract workers in 30 countries, with the majority of the workforce engaged in production activities in China.

Engineering centres are located in Hong Kong, Germany, Switzerland, UK, Italy, Japan, China, Israel and the USA.

Parlex (Europe) Limited currently hold:

  • TS16949 – Automotive Standard
  • BS13485 – Medical Manufacturing Standard
  • BS18001 – Health and Safety
  • BS14001 - Environmental

The Parlex head office is in Shanghai, with sites also in Methuen, USA.