Volex plc, formerly Volex Group plc, is a United Kingdom-based company. The Company is a provider of customised electrical and optical interconnect solutions and provides global support to producers of consumer products, telecommunication systems, networking devices, medical equipment and other industrial products. The Company operates through overseas subsidiary companies in Asia, Europe, North and South America. The Company�s range of products and solutions include Power Products, Fibre Optic cable assemblies, High-Speed Copper cable assemblies, Radio Frequency cable assemblies and Radio Frequency Connectors. It operates in four segments: Consumer, Telecoms /Datacoms, Healthcare and Industrial. In the United Kingdom, Volex Group plc includes an operational division, Volex Powercords Europe is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. In January 2013, the Company acquired active optical technology from Applied Micro Circuits Corporation.