Supply Chain Disruption and UK Sourcing Benefits

Posted on March 30, 2021 by

It’s hard not to have missed the Ever Given container ship stuck across the width of the Suez Canal for this last week. Whilst it appears to have been freed today, the disruption it has caused to global supply chains is incredible. This disruption is yet to be felt in its entirety but there will […]

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St Cross 2020 and Covid-19

Posted on October 6, 2020 by

What a year 2020 has turned into, who would ever have thought on New years Eve 2019 what the following year was going to turn into.  I write this update on the business as still the fight against Covid continues across the globe and businesses and individuals struggle with the fallout from it. St Cross […]

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Is Coronovirus affecting your supply chain?

Posted on February 17, 2020 by

Is Coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting your supply chain? Maybe it has not yet, but will it? Global supply chains have become incredibly complex and the Chinese economy plays an extremely important role in the global economy so there may be some unpleasant surprises in store should import restrictions and containment efforts escalate. For example, a UK […]

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Quality Cable Assemblies – How do we do so well?

Posted on September 12, 2019 by

QUALITY IS KEY!! A simple phrase that is bread into everyone here at St. Cross Electronics. We pride ourselves on quality, something that was imprinted into the foundations of St Cross Electronics from its inception back in 1983. We have always wanted our customers to be sure that they can use our product from delivery […]

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Motorsport Wiring Harness Case Study

Posted on March 8, 2019 by

We were approached in the summer of 2018 by a UK-based race car manufacturer who was looking for a motorsport wiring harness manufacturer in the UK. They run a single make race series and could see that there might be a supply area that would cause a weak area of the car in the near […]

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Cable Assemblies for Harsh Environments

Posted on October 9, 2018 by

Since 1983 we have been making cable assemblies here in the UK, and this month alone we have shipped our products to the UK, all over Europe, North and South America and even to China. Our cable assemblies can be found in all sorts of market sectors but one particular sector we are trusted to work […]

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Code 60 Virtual Safety Car Device – C60VSC

Posted on January 9, 2018 by

Code 60 Virtual Safety Car – C60VSC St Cross Electronics and Cartek Motorsport have become technical partners on a new device aimed at improving safety to race circuits, competitors and marshals. The Code 60 Virtual Safety Car was launched at PMW Expo 2017 and already has been received well with new orders being taken in […]

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How it all started – Patrick J. Kiely

Posted on March 31, 2016 by

St Cross Electronics was set up in the early 1980’s and still, today, trades with some of its first customers.  It even has some of the same staff members that joined in those very early years.  This post is written by its founder Mr. Patrick J. Kiely, who really did take a big gamble to […]

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DFM – Design for Manufacturability

Posted on March 23, 2016 by

At St Cross Electronics Ltd we have been supporting our customers with Design for Manufacturability (DFM) for many years.  We work closely with our customers to ensure the most effective final design for efficient, high quality manufacture. Although not a direct design house, we have over 30 years experience of manufacturing cable assemblies. So we […]

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Crimping – what makes a good crimp?

Posted on February 2, 2016 by

Here at St. Cross Electronics, we always prefer to use crimping practices over solder terminations.  Although in some types of terminations, you will never get away from a solder joint, but we will cover that topic another time. To ensure we achieve a good crimp a number of  crucial factors need to be put in […]

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