Home

Featured Articles

  • Sustainable Manufacturing Practices Pay Off

    Beyond preserving resources, green business practices can pay off in cost savings and stronger sales. By Caroline Hayes In manufacturing, there’s lean and then there’s green. Lean manufacturing is a set of principles designed to reduce waste in manufacturing. The aim of lean is to achieve higher throughput rates with minimum inventory. Driving out waste Read More >>

  • A Step-by-Step Guide for Rugged Connector Selection

    A Step-by-Step Guide for Rugged Connector Selection in the Era of Ever-Increasing Data Speed and Miniaturization Demands By David Cianciolo, Engineering Director, Fischer Connectors, Inc. Connector selection has morphed from the old standby, “How many contacts do you need?” into a much more serious challenge. Today’s design engineers need to find ways to pump increasing Read More >>

Featured Products


Market

Sustainable Manufacturing Practices Pay ...

green-manufacturing-300Beyond preserving resources, green business practices can pay off in cost savings and stronger sales. By Caroline Hayes In manufacturing, there’s lean Read More...

A Step-by-Step Guide for Rugged Connecto...

rugged-300x300A Step-by-Step Guide for Rugged Connector Selection in the Era of Ever-Increasing Data Speed and Miniaturization Demands By David Cianciolo, Engineering Read More...

The Increasing Importance of Rugged Auto...

eBook-Feature-Image-02162018Rugged automotive interconnects are essential for the reliable operation of automotive battery management and power delivery systems Kevin Oursler, US - Read More...

Customization is Coming to Vehicle Inter...

Link&Go_KonzeptfahrzeugBuyers can choose displays, lights, and infotainment elements, and use connectors to position them in the vehicles of the future. As Read More...

Facts & Figures

Business is Excellent and Confidence is ...

Confidence-300x3002017 ended on a high note for the electronics industry, and connector manufacturers are optimistic about 2018. The connector industry’s strong Read More...

The Business Environment is Strong, Conn...

thumbs-up-300x300When Bishop & Associates asked you how things are going, you said things are just fine. Our latest outlook for Read More...

We Crunch the Numbers

puzzle-300x300Look for more in-depth industry analysis in 2018 as Bishop & Associates shares valuable data about global connector industry trends. Who Read More...

The Highest-Ranking Connector Companies

Top 10These companies achieved a Top 10 ranking in at least one of four key categories. Every year, we identify the connector Read More...

Premier Suppliers

Technology

DesignCon 2018 in Review

designcon-300x250The industry continues to take impressive steps forward, as evidenced by new products in the connector and cable world. DesignCon 2018 Read More...

RCx MSA Offers New Alternative for Data ...

RCx-600The cabling system promises to streamline rack interconnect systems. Companies that design components for Ethernet systems will want to take a Read More...

Next-Gen Datacenter Connectivity and The...

Molex qSFP DD cableAs speeds and requirements rise, the QSFP-DD MSA comes forth as a solution that addresses the technical challenges of achieving Read More...

Insider Perspectives

artificial-intelligence-300x300Could Artificial Intelligence Spell Trouble for the Connector Industry? AI has the potential to change everything about how connectors are made Read More...

Headliners

New Product News Roundup: February 2018

Wurth-REDFIT-300x300Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products New Product News Roundup: February 2018 Interconnects, etc. Würth Elektronik released the new Read More...

As TTI’s New COO, Mike Morton Emphasiz...

TTI LogoWe talked to Morton about his experience with TTI, which encompasses the most exciting years for the company and the Read More...

Industry News February 2018

Birns-subsea-technology-300Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Industry News February 2018 Event News BIRNS is showcasing Read More...

New Product News Roundup: January 2018 P...

hirose-FH58M-Series-300x300Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products  Interconnects, etc. Hirose added a new 0.25mm-pitch FPC connector to its space-saving Read More...


Learning Tools

Six Things to Consider When Specifying ...

Nicomatic double-way DMM harnessAdnane Jaghmim, Tests and Measures Manager; Thibault Monet, Design Engineer; and Nataliya Mayaki, Brand Manager, Nicomatic Harsh-environment military and aerospace electronics applications Read More...

Seven Levels of Interconnection (LOI) in...

circle-check-300x300When we integrate electronics into building and architecture environments, the number of connection points is no longer limited to the Read More...

Selecting an Automotive Connector Suppli...

auto-fakra-300Five Things to Consider When Selecting a Connector Supplier for Automotive Applications Burt Fisher, Applications Engineer, Advanced Interconnections Corp. 1. The Company Read More...

One Waterproof Connector Does Not Fit Al...

Pisces-waterproof-connectors-300A host of variables define a waterproof connector. Here’s how one company helps its customers get exactly what they need. Roy Read More...

Buyers Guide

M- and N-Type Connector Product Roundup

Smiths-M-N-type-300x300This week’s product roundup highlights some of highest-performance M- and N-Type connectors currently available on the market. M- and N-Type Connector Read More...

Press-Fit Connector Product Roundup

press-fit-300x300This week’s product roundup highlights some of the highest-performance press-fit connectors currently available on the market. Press-Fit Connector Products This week’s product Read More...

Medical Connector and Cable Product Roun...

ITT Cannon’s QLC Solderless plugThis week’s product roundup highlights some of the highest-performance medical connectors and cable assemblies currently available on the market. Medical Connector Read More...

High-Speed Connector & Cable Product Rou...

high-speed-300x300This week’s product roundup features high-performance, high-speed solutions from leading connector and cable assembly suppliers. High-Speed Connector & Cable Products Samtec’s SEARAY™ Read More...