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Plessey (runner up)

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(6)PlesseyRS.jpg Source: Caroline Baldwin. Photos taken with the Nikkon Coolpix S9300

Steve Cliffe, business development director, and Alan Colman, EPIC product line manager. Swindon, with its silicon fabrication facility based in Plymouth.

Plessey started back in 1957 manufacturing transistors in the UK, and the company has been through a series of changes.

This company became a “start-up-again”, when it re-launched in 2010.

Plessey now manufactures EPIC (electric potential integrated circuit) sensors, a capacitive sensor which can monitor bio-electric signals from the human body.

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