ITSA announce another new Associate member.


The Interconnect Technology Suppliers Association (ITSA) are delighted to announce that GA Engineering, part of the Pryme Group, have joined ITSA as an associate member.

As a precision engineering and manufacturing specialist, GA Engineering offer a cross-section of specialist machining solutions including Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining and Electric-discharge machining (EDM).

Part of the Pryme Group, GA Engineering is one of five complementary manufacturing businesses serving energy, defence, and other industrial sectors.

Their comprehensive range of modern CNC machinery and years of experience acquired working specialist materials means they can offer high-quality precision-machined components.

GA Engineering can produce small or large volumes of precision components at very competitive prices with no compromise on quality.

GA Engineering Business Development Manager, Kevin Fagan commented, “As a recognised specialist in the connector industry, we decided to join ITSA as the format provides a formal forum for members to have discussions on current matters affecting the industry. It is also an ideal opportunity to explore mutual business opportunities through the networking forums provided and we look forward to a mutually beneficial relationship”

ITSA Chairman, John Biggs added, “We are delighted to welcome GA Engineering to our association” It is not only great to see our membership expand further but GA Engineering are a UK manufacturer which sits very well with our members local sourcing strategies”


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ITSA announce another new member to their expanding network


We are delighted to welcome Astute Electronics as the latest member of ITSA.

Astute represent some significant interconnect manufacturers and this together with their matching industry and value add focus means that we are further strengthening our position as the “Voice of the UK Interconnect Industry”

Commenting on the appointment, John Biggs, ITSA Chairman said “I am delighted to welcome Astute as a member of ITSA, I have seen Astute grow as a business over many years but in particular I have seen them develop a significant portfolio of major interconnect manufacturers and this will add further significance to ITSA’s  representation of the UK Interconnect Market”

Peter Sullivan Astute’s Interconnect Business Development Manager, a 38-year connector veteran said ‘I have known ITSA (previously the BCMA) since my early days in the connector industry. It has always been an association dedicated to representing, supporting, and developing its members. Astute Electronics are delighted to be the first distributor with a dedicated interconnect team to be joining this great association’.

ITSA announces its latest Associate Member


ITSA are delighted to welcome the Connector Geek as its latest Associate Member.

The Connector Geek is David Pike, a veteran of the UK connector industry with over 30 years working in both the manufacturing and distribution sectors.  Connector Geek provides the interconnect industry with high quality content that bridges the gap between traditional marketing and engineering documentation.

David is passionate about connectors and is keen to support the interconnect industry in the UK.  He is very excited to be joining ITSA, both to advance the awareness of connectors and to help nurture the future leaders of our industry.

Commenting on this latest addition to ITSA’s growing associate membership portfolio, John Biggs, ITSA Chairman said, “We are delighted to welcome the Connector Geek to our association membership. With David’s extensive experience in the connector industry and his far reaching contacts we are certain that both organisations will benefit enormously”