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Smiths Interconnect Signs Memorandum of Understanding in China

December 6, 2017

Smiths Interconnect, a division of Smiths group plc, today announces a Memorandum of Understanding to form a Joint Venture with Sichuan Huafeng Enterprise Group Co. Ltd -- one of the major manufacturers of electronic components in China. 

The anticipated Joint Venture will offer highly specialised electronic components, ultimately designed and manufactured in China for the rugged and demanding rail and civil aerospace markets in China and globally.
 
“This arrangement is intended to put Smiths Interconnect and its partner Sichuan Huafeng Enterprise Group Co. Ltd into a prime position to support the critical customers here in China in civil aerospace and rail” said Karen Bomba, President of Smiths Interconnect. ‘It will act as a platform to allow us to develop leading technological solutions for China and the world’.

Sichuan Huafeng Enterprise Group Co. Ltd was the first organisation to be set up in the People’s Republic of China for electrical connectors for projects of national importance.

About Smiths Interconnect

Smiths Interconnect is a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products that connect, protect and control critical applications in the commercial aviation, defense, space, medical, rail, semiconductor test, wireless telecommunications, and industrial markets. Smiths Interconnect is synonymous with exceptional performance whenever a technologically advanced, high quality solution is required to ensure reliability and safety. 

Smiths Interconnect is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components.  Smiths Group employs approximately 22,000 people in more than 50 countries.