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2 June 2010

Chelmsford employees raise £5100 for 3 local charities

e2v’s Chelmsford employees have raised £5100 for Little Havens Children’s Hospice, Essex Air Ambulance and Farleigh Hospice.    

The money was raised through various events during the year and through the employee lottery. The events included a football competition, a book & video library and events held at the company’s whoosh! learning centre, including a salsa dancing workshop.

Andy Bennett, Chair of e2v’s Charities committee presented the cheques to representatives from the three charities.

Andy Bennett commented: “Against the background of such difficult economic times, these donations and money raising activities are a real testament to the generosity and willingness of our people to help raise money for charitable organisations within our community”

Attached picture of Andy Bennett presenting the cheque to Little Havens Children’s Hospice

Press contact:
Andy Bennett Group Communications Manager



e2v’s objective is to be a global leader in the design, supply and ongoing support of specialised components and sub-systems that enable the world’s leading systems companies to deliver innovative solutions for medical & science, aerospace & defence, and commercial & industrial markets.

e2v is organised into four divisions:

• High performance electron devices and subsystems for applications including: defence electronic countermeasures, radiotherapy cancer treatment, radar systems, safety and arming devices, industrial heating, satellite communications amplifiers, digital television transmitters and high power RF systems.
• Advanced CCD and CMOS imaging sensors and cameras for applications including: space, science and life science imaging, industrial process control, intra-oral and panoramic dental X-ray systems and military surveillance.
• Specialist semiconductors, including logic, memory and microprocessors (in partnership with Freescale Semiconductor) for: high reliability mission-critical programmes in avionics, telecommunications and defence, sensor data acquisition, and high speed data conversion. Integral to the product range are assembly & test and obsolescence mitigation services.
• A range of professional sensing products for applications including: environmental safety, x-ray spectroscopy, automotive alarm & security systems and fire, rescue & security thermal imaging.

For the year ended 31 March 2009, e2v achieved sales of £233m and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

The Company is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has approximately 1700 employees in production facilities across Europe and North America. e2v also operates a global network of sales and technical support offices, supported by local distributors and resellers.

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