leading UK-based wiring systems specialist, Tekdata provides cable harness design, rapid prototyping, manufacture and cabinet and box assembly services to some of the world’s largest avionics and defence companies. Cryoconnect, a specialist division of Tekdata, focuses solely on low-mass miniature cabling and interconnection solutions for cryogenic systems, which are designed to operate to ultra-low temperatures.
Thanks partly to Cryoconnect, Tekdata is one of an exclusive number of companies able to meet NASA's demanding specifications for space-borne interconnection systems.
IGG provides high-reliability Electronic, Electrical and Electromechanical (EEE) components and related services to the space, aerospace and defence industries. The company’s main areas of expertise are testing, evaluation, parts procurement, long-term storage, engineering consultancy, and obsolescence management and mitigation. The company has carried out numerous projects for the European Space Agency and is a tier-one supplier to Rolls-Royce.
Tekdata managing director Ernie Edwards, said, “IGG has an established reputation for quality and service in the space industry and there is a natural synergy between the two companies. By joining forces, we can increase the penetration of Cryoconnect by providing highly reliable solutions for every cryogenic cabling need, from high volumes to a complex one-off assembly.”
IGG managing director Peter Higgs added, “This is a win-win situation for both companies and, more importantly, for our customers. Cryoconnect is an excellent product range with a proven track record, and we are delighted to be working with Tekdata to promote it around the world.”