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More Info →Kevin Low, PEC at Marton, Part 1 - Manawatu Conversations

Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio, 30th November 2021. Part 1 of 2. Kevin joined PEC in Marton in 1967 after time working on transistors at DSIR. Company wanted to introduce some high technology. Moved to Marton in 1973. Electric fencing. Innovation in petrol pump design, new ways to buy petrol (prepay, card, etc.). Rapid growth in staff numbers. World leaders in electronic pump technology. Exporting. Origins of the company. Marton lifestyle. Over 3 or 4 years had recruited about 50 R&D staff, innovative spirit. Process of product development. PEC Exporter of the Year, small and nimble. Company culture, staff benefits, gym, parental leave. Overseas travel. Recruiting and graduates.

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Kevin Low, PEC at Marton, Part 1 - Manawatu Conversations

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November 30, 2021

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