Interconnect and Cable Assembly Technology Centre
Interconnect Technology Centre

A design led approach to interconnect and cable assembly

We are a market leader in the design and assembly of custom cables and connectors across a range of applications and environments. Our Interconnect and Cable Assembly Technology Centre continually designs and assembles custom interconnect solutions and cable assemblies to customers specifications.

Providing and customising bespoke specialist fibre and cables including hybrids with custom connectors, the Technology Centre is on hand to support with design, assembly, testing and approvals for your customised solutions.

Our team have long standing strategic partnerships with specialist manufacturers of cable and connectors, such as our 55-year partnership with Amphenol.  We guarantee consistent quality whatever the market or application. An in-house, purpose-built, ISO9001-accredited, custom cable assembly centre ensures we have the resources and expertise to provide any solution.

Specialist interconnect and cable assembly capabilities

The capabilities and expertise housed within the Interconnect and Cable Assembly Technology Centre ensure that our team can support you every step of the way.

Interconnect design


We provide assistance with all stages of your project from component sourcing to complete design services, including specification of the most appropriate connector and cable solution to meet any specific environmental, mechanical and electrical performance requirements, all backed by our long-established expertise in connector and cable technology.

Custom connector configurations

Custom connector configurations

Our experience in the design and manufacture of cable assemblies, harnesses and flexes combined with our comprehensive portfolio of leading cable and connector technologies, means we can deliver the best interconnect systems for you. Our considerable knowledge means that we can develop and source custom cables and connector configurations, tailor made to meet the most demanding of applications. We can also source alternatives which are backwards compatible with many leading brands.

Over moulding

Cable assembly over moulding

We offer a fast and flexible service for over moulding cables and connectors for most leading connector manufacturers’ products, suitable for any harsh environment application.

Fibre installation and training

Fibre installation and training

Our in-house custom cable assembly centre was purposely developed to extend the quality of service that we could provide to you. Our support doesn’t end once your product has been assembled. Effective installation is essential to the success of the project, which is why we offer comprehensive training and installation services to ensure complete product integration and provide a higher level of understanding.

Pre-compliance testing

Pre-approvals testing

We ensure that your customised solution meets the requirements for approval by regional bodies, before submitting the application for testing. Our facilities for pre-EMC compliance testing provide application ready, tested solutions that are standards compliant and provide you with peace of mind.

Interconnect approved Amphenol assembly centre

Approved Amphenol assembly centre

As an authorised cable assembly centre for Amphenol that can deliver end to end support for your application, we’re uniquely placed to deliver ruggedised cable and connector assemblies in aerospace and defence, and other harsh environment markets. When your expert in-house resource is limited, we can provide technical consultation with no minimum order requirements.

Fibre optic assembly

Fibre optic cable assembly manufacturing centre

We offer a unique fibre optic / hybrid fibre optic and copper cable assembly service for military, commercial, and industrial applications.

We have over 25 years’ experience in the design and manufacture of both fibre and hybrid fibre / copper cables. We have designed, produced, and installed cable assemblies for Harsh Environments, including nuclear submarines, oil exploration vessels, trains, open cast mines and roadside traffic gantries.

With an in-house, purpose-built, ISO9001-accredited, custom-assembly centre, established capability and long-standing partnerships with leading suppliers, we have the resources and expertise to provide a complete tailor-made fibre optic assembly solution to meet your needs.

Technology integrations

Technology integrations

When you come to us, you can also benefit from all of our knowledge, not just the Interconnect and Cable Assembly Technology Centre but the capabilities that we hold throughout all of Acal BFi. It is this unique breadth of offering that sets us apart and enables us to provide you with a powerful integrated custom technology solution.

How can we help?

Technology Centres

When resource or capacity is limited, you can depend upon our knowledge and dedicated Technology Centres to support you from concept through to production.

We provide access to a large range of specialist services and capabilities across our specialist technologies, enabling you to build tailored solutions and bring your concept to reality. Discover how we can support you through our dedicated centres.


Discover how we can help customers in key market sectors

The need for safe, sustainable and long-lasting transportation systems drives our focus to develop custom solutions for vehicles, from cars and trains through to maritime vessels. We understand the challenges across the different industries and always seek to innovate.

Solutions in the medical sector need to be safe, long lasting, and most importantly reliable. Through our custom and standard designs and thorough testing; we ensure all our solutions meet the strictest of medical standards.

Changes taking place in the industrial market have had an impact on the structure of workspaces and workforces everywhere. The increase in automation and connectivity focus on using advancements in technology to build resilience, expand productivity and cost effectiveness.

Our knowledge and experience of the renewable energy market - combined with our ability to integrate a wide range of technologies enables us to develop custom solutions for you and support the new generation of cleaner, greener energy.

We have been developing aerospace and defence technology solutions for over 20 years. In a market where products need to withstand extreme environmental conditions, we have a unique understanding of your needs and can deliver custom built solutions for you.

The parameters for security are changing. We’re at the forefront of developing technological applications with ever increasing demands from cybersecurity and a greater need to protect your assets, it’s imperative to stay one step ahead of potential risks with innovative technology.

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