Octagon Systems Corporation of Westminster, Colorado announced today that it signed a five year agreement with Aspen Electronics Manufacturing to be their manufacturing arm.
Octagon Systems and Aspen Electronics announce a strategic Partnership
June 10, 2013
Octagon Systems Corporation of Westminster, Colorado announced today that it signed a five year agreement with Aspen Electronics Manufacturing to be their manufacturing arm. John McKown, President, stated, “In the three decades of operation, Octagon has used many contract manufacturers, but none have matched the quality, flexibility and responsiveness of Aspen”. The current partnership with Aspen covers the past 17 years. The new relationship will take the relationship to a higher level. Octagon will cease all internal manufacturing this month so that it can focus on sales, marketing and design of its products. Mr. McKown believes that the narrowing of Octagon focus will aid in its ability to increase market diversification and penetration with increased sales and profitability.
Octagon is a premier designer and manufacturer of rugged computers for the mining, military and transportation markets with ISO-9001 certification for the last 20 years. Its computers can operate from 40 degrees below zero to 185 degrees above zero; while at the same time withstand the continuous shock and vibration found in these markets. More than 70% of its business is international, with installations found on every continent, and even in the Spacelab. It was founded in 1981, has resided in solely in Westminster, and is privately held.
Aspen is an engineering Contract Manufacturing company with a relentless focus on detail. Aspen was founded in 1993 and is also located in Westminster. Aspen is an ISO-9001:2008 company that provides Printed Circuit Board assembly services for Computer, Commercial, Aerospace and Medical Device Industries. The company has maintained positive profitability for each of the 20 years in business. Aspen recently designed, built and moved into their new 24,000 square foot facility. Today, Aspen operates with 50 loyal employees with an annual turn-over rate of less than 1%.