- Rapid Conn Singapore (RCS) started.
- With the acquisition of NS Hollingsworth Inc, USA, Rapid Conn Inc, USA (RCI) was incorporated.
- Rapid Conn China (RCC), a Sourcing Office in China, was established.
- RCS and RCI achieved Underwriters Laboratories Inc (UL) Component Certification, affirming our commitment to the highest levels of safety and quality.
- RCM and RCI established UL Follow-Up Service, which signified the Company’s ability as a manufacturer to produce components that comply with UL’s requirements for use in a UL-compliance end-products.
- Rapid Conn Malaysia (RCM) with Manufacturing Facilities was set up in Malacca, Malaysia.
- Successfully developed Seashunt SSII component for use in hard disk drives.
- Successfully developed Audio Jack Rev 1 for use in musical instruments.
- Successfully developed the Ultra Rex RTX cable 1 for use in broadband products.
- Successfully developed Coiled Nema Power cord for use in broadband products.
- RCM received grant from SMIDEC under the ITAF2-Product and Process Improvement Scheme, for its achievement in improving and upgrading of product, product design and processes for the Ultra ATA cables and connectors.
- Filed U.S. patent application (Serial Number #10/624, 620) for our SATA signal cable.
- Filed Chinese patent application (Serial Number #03817370.0) for our SATA signal cable.
- Successfully develop Card Edge Connector for use in hard disk drives.
- Successfully developed SATA Signal Cable for use in computers and digital equipment.
- RCM achieved ISO 9001/2000 Certification which states that the Company’s quality management system complies with that of the ISO standards.
- Successfully developed Medical Sensor Cable for use in medical equipment.
- Successfully developed USB cable for use as MP3 players’ accessories.
- Successfully developed Power Docking Cable Connector that are used in the mobile phone accessories.
- Approval for IPO of Connect County Group to be listed in MESDAQ, now known as ACE, KLSE, Malaysia.
- Parent Company – ConnectCounty Holdings Berhad (CCHB) was public listed in ACE KLSE, Malaysia.
- Awarded the USA Patent No. 6,951,477 for our unique SATA termination method for cable assembly.
- Awarded China Patent No. 1246236 for our unique SATA termination method for cable assembly.
- R&D team successfully developed the following:
- Micro-Coaxial Antenna Cable that are used in broadband products.
- High-Speed Coaxial Connector that are used in broadband products.
- Isolated Panel Mount USB Cable that are used in broadband products.
- Integrated Silicon Microphone Interface Cable that are used for audio sensing applications.
- SATA Power and Signal Combo Cable that are used in computer and digital equipment.
- SATA Signal Cable with Integral Latching System that are used in computers and digital equipment.
- First manufacturing facility in Shenzhen, China, was established – Rapid Conn Shenzhen (RCC).
- Successfully developed the Mini USB Connectors that are used in computers, as well as consumer and electronic devices.
- RCC, our manufacturing facility in Shenzhen, obtained ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:2004 Certification.
- Successfully developed the Micro USB Connector that are used in computers and consumer and electronic devices.
- RCC launched 4 In-House cable extrusion lines.
- Successfully developed up to 40 Ghz Low Loss RF Coax Cable Assemblies, Micro-Coaxial Cable Assemblies And Other Various Development In Antenna Applications that are used in the RF Tuners found in TVs and Set-Top Boxes.
- Joined HDMI Org and became Certified HDMI Adopter.
- RCC, our manufacturing facility in Shenzhen, achieved UL File No: E321220 for Application Wiring Material – Components and Application Wiring Material Certified for Canada-Component.
- Successfully developed HDMI cables that are used in computers, consumer and electronic devices.
- Second manufacturing facility in Jiangxi, China, was established – Rapid Conn JiangXi (RCJ).
- Obtained ISO/TS 16949:2009 Certification – Automotive Industrial Quality Management Systems.
- Obtained Australia Cabling Standard AS/ACIF S008:2006 Compliance.
- Obtain China RoHS Certification.
- Divest Rapid Conn Jiangxi as an independent factory.
- Investment into new Tool Fabrication, Metal Stamping & Plastic Injection Production Lines.
- Awarded BEST SUPPLIER by Calcomp Thailand.
- Rapid Conn Power – Spin-off Cable Extrusion Business Unit.
- Obtained MFi Certification (Made For iPhone, iPad & iPod).
- Awarded BEST SUPPLIER by Calcomp Thailand.