Amongst the first companies in the UK to be awarded the latest ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015 standard

New IP50 aluminium cased switch launched

Luke Walsh takes over as Managing Director

First Ethenet to Serial Power over Ethernet devices launch

A big year as we turn 30

We launch our new Remote IO range

We are finalists at the Electrical Industry Awards

First of our popular Switch range 'rolls off' the production line

First products in the our distinctive industrial format

Ethernet to Serial Range expanded

Ethernet to Serial products become increasingly popular 

2010

Windows 7 2009

Expanded USB to Serial range to include Industrial multiport devices

2009

Windows 7 2009
  • Launched Ethernet to Serial and USB to Serial ranges
  • World's first serial card manufacturer to achieve Windows 7 Signed Drivers

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2008

ISO14001 2008
  • Achieved ISO 14001 Environmental accreditation
  • World's first Server 2008 Serial Drivers

 
Windows Server 2008

2007

Small Business Of The Year Award logo 2007
  • Won Small Business of the Year & Champions of Best Practice by the Manufacturing Institute
  • Brainboxes expand again, opening an office in USA
  • ExpressCard & PCI Express ranges released

USA Office 2007

2006

Vista Logo 2006

World's first Vista Serial Drivers achieve WHQL qualification

2005

Manufacturer of the Year 2005
  • Achieved 64 Bit Drivers for Windows XP & Server 2003
  • Won prestigious European Manufacturer of the Year award

2004

HRH Prince 2004
  • HRH Prince Andrew visited Brainboxes
  • Brainboxes PCI958 chip with advanced features is the heart of the industry leading UC range

PCI958 Chip 2004

2003

Investors In People 2003

Achieved Investors in People status for development and training of staff

2002

Bluetooth SIIG 2002

BL-565 Bluetooth card achieved Bluetooth SIIG accreditation. In total 6 Brainboxes products accredited in 2 year period

2001

BB16CF950 2001

Brainboxes launch its first custom design ASIC Chip BB16CF950 the backbone of the CF & PCMCIA card range

2000

CSR Chip 2000

CeBit Brainboxes exhibited world's first PCMCIA Bluetooth card using CSR Bluecore chip

1999

PCMCIA 1999
  • Brainboxes begins development of Bluetooth product range
  • Launch PCMCIA card range

1998

Brainboxes Japan 1998
  • Large investment in SMT production line. Now can make 1 board per minute
  • Brainboxes expand, opening an office in Japan

1997

PCI Serial 1997
  • Won M&S rollout
  • PCI Serial card range launched

1996

PCI Modem 1996

Brainboxes launch world's first PCI modem

1995

SMT Production Line 1995

Brainboxes moves to SMT production line

1994

ISO9001 1994

Achieved ISO 9001 accreditation covering design, manufacturing and supply of all our products

1993

Opto DIO 1993

OptoDIO range. High current, high voltage, digital input output cards

1992

ADI200 1992
  • Opto Isolated RS422/485 cards used in Barcelona Olympic Games timing equipment
  • ADI200 cards with Quanta software

1991

Serial Solutions 1991

Top selling Serial Solutions software launched

1990

ISA Serial 1990

Brainboxes launch ISA Serial Cards

1989

Miss Saigon 1989

Brainboxes design the special effects control system for hit West End musical Miss Saigon

1988

IEEE 488 1988

Launch MicroChannel Architecture cards range consisting of IEEE488, 2xRS232, 2xRS422/485, DIO48, TimerDIO,
ProtoBoard

1987

Eamonn & Prince Phillip 1987
  • PC Elite card launch
  • Eamonn Walsh meets HRH Prince Philip, Duke of
    Edinburgh when he opened the Technology Park

1986

Eamonn & Stanton 1986

Won Liverpool Echo's Flying Start business competition including prestigious offices at Wavertree Technology Park

1985

1985 PC IEEE card launched

PC IEEE card launched

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