03-10-2023 | By Jack Pollard

Delve into the world of Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd and its fast-growing cryogenic cable assembly division, CryoCoax. As a UK-based specialist manufacturer, Intelliconnect has recently achieved a remarkable milestone in the realm of RF, waterproof, and cryogenic connectors. Discover how their unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation has not only set them apart in the industry but also earned them the prestigious SC21 Silver Performance Standard Award for the fifth consecutive year. This accolade is a testament to their dedication, hard work, and the high standards they uphold in every facet of their business.

SC21 Silver Performance Standard Award achieved by Intelliconnect Europe Ltd for a Fifth Year Running

A Testament to Excellence and Dedication 

In the bustling landscape of RF and cryogenic connectors, Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd stands tall as a beacon of innovation and quality. Hailing from the UK, this specialist manufacturer has carved a niche for itself, becoming an industry frontrunner in producing state-of-the-art waterproof and cryogenic connectors and cable harness assemblies.

Their dedication to maintaining the highest standards and pushing the boundaries of what's possible has been recognized and celebrated. For the fifth year in a row, Intelliconnect has been honoured with the SC21 Silver Performance Standard Award. This isn't just an award; it's a reflection of their unwavering commitment to excellence in every endeavour.

The award's significance was further amplified when Kevin Craven, the esteemed CEO of ADS Group, presented it to Gareth Phillips, the Managing Director of Intelliconnect. This momentous occasion took place at the recent DSEI exhibition in London, marking a pivotal moment in the company's illustrious journey.

Beyond the Award - Intelliconnect's Commitment to Innovation

In the words of Gareth Phillips, the Managing Director of Intelliconnect, the journey to excellence is not a solo endeavour. It's the collective effort of every individual in the company. From RelEx to ManEx, every team member has played a pivotal role in the company's continuous improvement journey. Their dedication, passion, and relentless pursuit of excellence have been the driving force behind the company's numerous achievements.

But Intelliconnect's vision goes beyond just accolades. At its core, the company is committed to being a trailblazer in the industry. Their dedication to innovation is evident in their state-of-the-art products and solutions. They don't just aim to meet industry standards; they aim to set them. Furthermore, their commitment extends to their customers, with whom they aim to build long-term, sustainable partnerships. By ensuring the highest standards of product quality, they not only meet customer expectations but consistently exceed them.

Yet, amidst all their achievements and innovations, Intelliconnect remains grounded. They recognize the value of their team at every level. This is evident in their commitment to being accredited Living Wage employers. For Intelliconnect, it's not just about business growth; it's about growing together as a community, valuing each member's contribution, and ensuring a fair and equitable work environment for all.

The Significance of the SC21 Award in the Aerospace and Defence Sector

The SC21 Silver Performance Standard Award is not just another accolade; it's a symbol of excellence, dedication, and commitment in the Aerospace, Defence, Security, and Space Industry Supply Chain Programme. Its prestige is unparalleled, serving as a benchmark for companies striving for excellence in these sectors.

Nationally, the SC21 programme doesn't just enjoy recognition; it's endorsed by the Aerospace Growth Partnership (AGP). This endorsement amplifies its significance, making it a sought-after recognition for companies in the aerospace and defence sectors. The AGP's Competitiveness Charter's endorsement further cements the programme's importance, showcasing its role in driving the industry forward.

For Gareth Phillips, the Managing Director of Intelliconnect, the SC21 award holds a special place. It's not just about the recognition; it's about what it represents. Phillips emphasizes the award's importance in major markets, highlighting its role in showcasing a company's commitment to supply chain excellence. For Intelliconnect, the award is a testament to their continuous improvement journey, reflecting their dedication to setting industry standards and their unwavering commitment to excellence in every facet of their business.


 From its humble beginnings to its current stature as a leading force in the realm of RF, waterproof, and cryogenic connectors, Intelliconnect's journey is nothing short of inspirational. It's a tale of perseverance, innovation, and an unwavering commitment to quality. Over the years, Intelliconnect has not only set industry benchmarks but has also consistently raised the bar, pushing the boundaries of what's possible. Their numerous accolades, including the prestigious SC21 Silver Performance Standard Award, are a testament to their dedication and hard work. But beyond awards and recognitions, it's their ethos of continuous improvement, their commitment to their team, and their vision for the future that truly sets them apart. As we look ahead, one thing is certain: with its robust foundation and forward-looking approach, Intelliconnect is poised for even greater heights, promising a future filled with innovations, breakthroughs, and continued excellence.

For more information call +44(0)1245 347145, email sales@intelliconnect.co.uk  or visit www.intelliconnectgroup.com/ 


By Jack Pollard

Jack has spent over a decade in the electronics industry working with clients on content creation, from video and podcast to written articles offering educational and digestible content to engineers and decision makers.