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Posted by in Industry News, Leader Blog on Jun 11, 2018 .

Over the last few months, Leader Optec has been working towards transitioning to the latest BS EN ISO9001;2015 quality management qualification.

Barry Williams, Quality Manager said ‘’ Not only was this our three year re-certification, it was also our transition year so I’m delighted to announce we passed with flying colours, with no non-conformances or observations. I’d like to thank all staff and the auditing team for their continued support.’’

Posted by in Industry News, Leader Blog on Jun 05, 2017 .

UK Manufacture offers the flexibility for bespoke assemblies, customising to your customers specifications and providing more efficient installations.

Leader Optec's testing parameters offer reliability, knowing that we exceed industry standards in all our pre-terminated solutions.


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Posted by in Industry News on May 17, 2017 .

When Paul Desmond and a former colleague were maderedundant in 1993, they took a chance and established a fibre-optic termination business in Denbighshire. Initially usingborrowed equipment, Desmond has since transformed Leader Optec into a 37-staff, multi-million pound firm.

Leader Optec manufactures bespoke and high-grade fibre optic cable assemblies, tailoring their performance, size, colour and labelling to suit the needs of predominantly UK-based customers. Used within ultra-high speed networks, the strands use light rather than electricity to transfer vast amounts of data from server to switch.

In addition to this bespoke...

Posted by in Industry News on Jul 30, 2013 .
A 24 port patch panel with a swing out capability that simplifies the internal cable management process for rack mount installations.
This 2U fixed faceplate 48 port patch panel has a potential capacity of 192 fibres (LC quad adaptors). Faceplate footprints come in SC simplex, SC duplex and FC/ST varieties.
This unique sliding brush panel is a tidy solution to heavy duty cable management. Any excess cable from rack mount installations can be stored within the panel....

Posted by in Industry News on Jul 29, 2013 .
Leader Optec are proud to announce we have become an official distributor for Ripley Tools® (Visit Ripley Website)
Ripley® are one of the most trusted network tooling manufacturers in the industry and have over 30 years’ experience in delivering quality products to industry experts.
Leader Optec have over 19 years’ experience in the fibre optic industry and supply to some of the world’s largest telecommunication companies.
Together, Ripley® and Leader Optec aim to provide customers with exceptional quality of product, coupled with fast, reliable and flexible...

Posted by in Industry News on Jul 01, 2013 .
Facebook have been criticised by analysts and environmentalists recently for their high energy usage, including the environmental body Greenpeace, so their recent statistics do not read well; they went from using 509m kWh in 2011, to 678m kWh in 2012, with no sign of this increased consumption slowing.
This marked increase in energy consumption is due to huge increases in demand for data, mainly as a result of the social networks’ ever expanding user base, and in part, to the general rise in data demand by consumers; streaming music and video has become increasingly popular, with online video usage up 45%...

Posted by in Industry News on Jan 18, 2013 .

Leader Optec have been named area finalists for the HSBC Global Connections Business Competition

HSBC Global Connections UK have utilised the global strength of HSBC to help UK companies further their growth overseas. The competition offers UK companies a share of £60m of lending; the regional winners could receive up to £6m of funding, plus cash rewards of up to £120,000. Finalists will be selected to take part in International Exchange events and an overall winner will be announced in May 2013.

“Leader Optec Ltd reached the final shortlist in their area, impressing the judging panel with the high standard of their...