CORPORATE MILESTONES

1994

  • Rapid Conn Singapore (RCS) started.

1995

  • With the acquisition of NS Hollingsworth Inc, USA, Rapid Conn Inc, USA (RCI) was incorporated.

2000

  • 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.

2001

  • 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.

2002

  • Successfully developed Coiled Nema Power cord for use in broadband products.

2003

  • 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.

2004

  • 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.

2005

  • 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.

2006

  • 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.

2007

  • 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.

2008

  • 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.

2009

  • 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.

2010

  • Successfully developed HDMI cables that are used in computers, consumer and electronic devices.

2011

  • Second manufacturing facility in Jiangxi, China, was established – Rapid Conn JiangXi (RCJ).

2013

  • Obtained ISO/TS 16949:2009 Certification – Automotive Industrial Quality Management Systems.
  • Obtained Australia Cabling Standard AS/ACIF S008:2006 Compliance.
  • Obtain China RoHS Certification.

2014

  • 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.

2015

  • Rapid Conn Power – Spin-off Cable Extrusion Business Unit.
  • Obtained MFi Certification (Made For iPhone, iPad & iPod).
  • Awarded BEST SUPPLIER by Calcomp Thailand.