CHIPTECH CELEBRATES 20 YEARS
We have innovated, refined, and expanded in the past 20 years, here are some of our highlights...
2020 - Introducing SEVEN
4G dual SIM, Wi-Fi, Ethernet and Bluetooth are rolled into the SEVEN base unit for connectivity now and into the future.
2020 - Our Place
Chiptech offices are based in Ferrymead Christchurch, and we are lucky enough to be surrounded by the Estuary. As apart of our Environmental Charter, we have partnered with Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust to help the “clean up our waterways”.
2019 - Chiptech International
Celebrating the incorporation of our UK office, in style.
2019 - Chiptech Interns
We were lucky enough to have two talented students from the Glasgow School of Design spend 3 months working with us in New Zealand on our future products look and feel. We got to share a tram ride dinner through Christchurch city, accompanied by a Scottish band.
2018 - Production Upgrade
We had to wait a few days for our suppliers team to come onsite and assist our engineers in setting up the new equipment in our production line. Additions included an SPI machine, updated inspection stations, updated AOI and an X-ray machine for enhanced quality inspections.
2018 - We Launched Chiptech GO
The first GPS locating device from Chiptech to empower users to go beyond the boundaries of their home, with confidence.
2017 - Indian Cooking Lessons
Some of our staff treated the team to a vegetarian feast, with a hands on demonstration on how to cook their local cuisine.
2017 - Toolmaker Visit
Chiptech Managing Director and Senior Engineer visited toolmakers and plastic manufacturers in China.
2017 - Superhero Day
The Chiptech team dressed up in their favourite superhero outfit as part of a fundraising event.
2015 - Kayak to Work Day
Some of our more sporty team members jumped in kayaks and paddled down the river to the estuary, before starting their work day.
2015 - New Production Equipment
Improvements to the pick and place machines in the production line.
2012 - Through hole
Some of our long standing production team soldering PCBs.
2012 - Working mum
Abby Moore at the coalface with number 2.
2011 - Earthquake
A big clean up by dedicated Chiptech staff, the Managing Director is a dab hand on a shovel.
2010 - Product Design Collaboration
Research and Development Manager, Paul Wright with Abby Moore.
2008 - First Export
Chiptech Managing Director, Graeme Moore, left, and the General Manager of VitalCALL Australia, middle, with first shipment of PRU made by Chiptech.
2008 - Press Event
Celebrating our first export with local MP Ruth Dyson.
2008 - PRU
The Personal Response Unit included a screen and keypad for programming reminder times.
2007 - Staff Photo
New Year photo of the Chiptech team of ten.
2007 - Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb
Chiptech staff team building day in Sydney, Australia.
2007 - Production Line Setup
New pick and place machines installed at 11A Settlers Crescent.
2006 - ERIC
PCBs for ERIC at the assembly stage in production. Special 'nests' had to be made to enable multiple base units to be manufactured at the same time. Without the nest the Help button could be accidentally activated when fitting the parts together.
2005 - MIRDOC Receivers
Analogue receivers in a rack, installed in monitoring centers for receiving DTMF tone Contact ID reports from Chiptech base units.
2004 - Standard Pendant and Watch
Chiptech ultrasonic welded standard pendant and watch design was the first range of personal help buttons to be hot waterproof.
2002 - Chiptech Building
Purpose built factory at 11a Settlers Crescent.
WHAT THEY SAY...
What our customers are saying about us?
|"APERS have been monitoring PERS devices since 1993 and have seen many PERS products come and go, not only has the Chiptech product been reliable but a great product to work with, even more important is the responsive of the Chiptech team and how they’re open to feedback that may improve the product."|
|“Blueforce has been working with Chiptech for over 5 years. Their innovative and inclusive approach to product development aligns to our own company goals of transparency, integrity and customer-focus. Chiptech are true leaders in their field and we are proud to provide their life safety products to thousands of our customers across Australia. The team at Chiptech have always been helpful, cooperative, friendly and easy to do business with. We have found them to always be responsive to requests, proactive in resolving issues, and open to collaborate on ideas for new devices and solutions for our customers. Blueforce looks forward to working with Chiptech over the next 5 years and beyond.”|
|“EVE Personal Alert System is great, meets our customer requirements and thanks for your ongoing product support.”|