Contract Manufacturing

The benefi ts of electronics contract manufacturing

GD Rectifi ers’ managing director, Paul Bentley, explains how the company is supporting the power electronics industry with their electronics contract manufacturing services


he electronics manufacturing services (EMS) landscape is dynamic and the demand for electronic components and the fl exibility to outsource

manufacturing services when required is growing rapidly.

The ability to outsource consumer electronics and subcontract a product or service provides added-value engineering and manufacturing services to OEMs, allowing them to focus on their core services and brand propositions, such as research and development. EMS providers offer support in areas of design, manufacture, test and distribution, and can offer full system solutions or box build services.

The benefi ts

There are numerous benefi ts to outsourcing your electronics manufacturing, one of the main reasons is to gain competitive advantage over competitors by improving your time to market, allowing OEMs to focus on R&D. Other important benefi ts of EMS include: cost effective solutions, added value, a fl exible and agile service, risk reduction and mitigation, improved productivity and relishing industry insights and product design expertise. Founded in 1964, GD Rectifi ers has developed into one of the UK’s leading electronics contract manufacturers. The heart of the company is its West Sussex-based offi ce and manufacturing facility, located in a modern, state-of-the-art 12,000sqft factory in Burgess Hill. GD Rectifi ers has invested heavily and continued to attract market-leading customers with requirements to outsource all, or a signifi cant part of their product manufacturing. GD Rectifi ers works with customers from initial design through to on-going manufacture and delivery of confi gured products to fi nal end users.

26 October 2020 Heatsinks

From aluminium extrusion, to CNC machining and finished heatsinks, we can provide the service for all of your requirements. • 160+ profiles in stock, allowing you to shop by device type or part number

Power assemblies

Offering state-of-the-art power electronic assembly, benefits of using GD Rectifiers include: • Design partnership from concept to production

• Offering a wide range of power assemblies and controllers – single-phase, three-phase and hexa-phase assemblies, rectifiers, regulators, inverters, selenium suppressors, rotating diode assemblies, firing circuits and trigger modules

• Choose from 24 designs and three configurations

• GD Rectifiers test, design and deliver the best in power assemblies

Components in Electronics

• Bespoke lengths and finishing options available

• Large range of heatsinks available – custom designed heatsinks, forced-air cooled heatsinks, LED heatsinks, hollow fin heatsinks, solid fin heatsinks, water and oil cooled heatsinks

• Extensive range of heatsink accessories – busbar insulators, busbars for modules, clamps for capsules, thermal compound, thermal trips, AC and DC fans

• Able to quote heatsink profiles outside of product range

• Confident that our heatsink quality, prices and lead times won’t be beaten elsewhere

GD Rectifi ers covers all areas of electronic and electrical assemblies and heatsinks, and adheres to strict international standards. The company provides unrivalled customer service and quality, and adheres to the following systems and procedures: ISO 9001:2015 and complies with BS EN 60947-4-3:2014 and BS EN 60146-1-1:2010.

• Typical applications include: AC drives, DC drives, bridges, regulators, soft starts, energy optimisers, telecommunications, UPS and SMPS

CNC Machining

Providing dedicated CNC machinery used for bespoke lengths specified by our customers • State-of-the-art CAD and CAM software • CNC machining capacity up to 2000mm with a saw capacity of 500mm x 200mm

• High quality batch-work machining • Competitive pricing with a fast turnaround

As an electronic contract

manufacturing partner to some of the industries leading OEMs, we play a crucial role in the electronics value and supply chain. GD Rectifiers helps solve global electronics manufacturing challenges from design through to fulfilment for customers requiring a flexible manufacturing partner. Contact GD Rectifiers to discuss your electronic contract manufacturing requirements today on: 01444 243 452 or email:

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