RaspberryPi to be Manufactured In UK

The Raspberry Pi foundation today announced that it had partnered with Farnell, one of it’s major distributors, and Sony Technology UK to manufacturer the Raspberry Pi in the UK.

Until now, cost of manufacturing in the UK has been prohibitively expensive and meant the first batch of boards were manufactured in China and shipped to the UK.

The new manufacturing agreement will see a new revision RaspberryPi being manufactured and distributed direct from the UK, which should help ease the long delays retailers are facing in sourcing the micro computers with the initial run seeing the facility in Pencoed, Wales, pumping out 30,000 units a month.

Finally a great British invention can proudly display the “Made in the UK” logo!