Dave Moore, Managing Director
From the minute essentials of daily lives to the cardinal industrial needs, appliances and devices have percolated almost everywhere. So has electrical and electronic engineering working behind these products, making it a mandate for organisations to find a reliable and trusted partner for engineering and assemblies. This brings to fore Alpha 3 Manufacturing, a UK-based company, a specialist in electrical and electronic manufacturing, serving majorly to military, aerospace and medical, rail and automotive. They serve as the parent company of distinct manufacturing businesses, including CCS Electronics, CTL Manufacturing, Tekdata Interconnections and Tekdata Cryoconnect supporting a wide range of customers, providing cable harnesses, electrical components and complex electrical, mechanical assemblies.
The company works with its mission to deliver its customers world-class products and services while constantly striving for continuous improvement in quality, cost, delivery and service. They further focus on ensuring that every company personnel is trained aptly to be able to support, implement, and maintain Alpha 3’s commitment to best practices. Further, they help clients sail through their projects from conception to production with engineering advice, drawing support, component sourcing, testing, etc., to offer robust products that comply with the industry requirements.
As Alpha 3 parents the four unique businesses, its solutions reach a wide number of applications across industries. CCS Electronics, one of the sub-contract manufacturers, caters to the extensive production of cable harnesses, box builds, panel build and electromechanical assemblies.
Beyond their manufacturing expertise, they offer a complete range of services to facilitate the client businesses to achieve maximum cost-effectiveness and flexibility.With 35 years of expertise, CCS Electronics showcases its mastery over the industrial requirements and conformities across extensive sectors that include control automation, instrumentation, marine, military, medical, renewables, white goods, and so on. Adding more, CTL Manufacturing specialises in the production of industrial or aerospace cables harnesses, interconnects, conduits, rack, cabinet and box build assemblies.
As the third business wing under Alpha 3 Manufacturing, Tekdata Interconnections presents specialised and unique solutions for interconnects and electrical assemblies. Today, with a prime clientele, they are a leading supplier of interconnection wiring systems achieved by developing proprietary techniques, products, and services. Their Cryoconnect division, Tekadata Cryoconnect, works with prominent research groups, OEMs and designers and supplies cryogenic harness assemblies. With the cryoconnect products, Tekdata has become one of the exclusive suppliers of NASA and ESA, catering to the specifications of space-borne interconnection systems.
Beyond their manufacturing expertise, Alpha 3 offer a complete range of services to facilitate the client businesses to achieve maximum cost-effectiveness and flexibility.
Amidst the pandemic, while there was a stagnancy seen in several corners of the economy, Alpha 3 Manufacturing focused immensely on ventilator design specifications. They 3D printed visor mounts, deployed work from home curriculum wherever possible and imposed COVID-proof restrictions on their factories. During this phase, they witnessed massive enquiries turning in for medical device manufacturing, medical-grade EMC filters, sealed enclosures, and so on. Additionally, they experienced a spike in new applications for their air and water purification products through utilising UV light. The company’s EMC filters helped reduce the noise created by the UV lamps, significantly meeting the project needs and facilitating the pace of the project schedules and achieving record order-delivery times.
Turning the COVID crisis into a silver lining, Alpha 3 manufacturing evidently embarked on the much-desired consistency in this realm. All in all, with excellent capabilities, covering the needs of far-reaching industrial sectors, they have served as trustworthy partners to support their customers to achieve outstanding product performance and overcome the loopholes of supply chain management while allowing them to deliver projects on time.