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    Amphenol Ltd Named PEI-Genesis as Distributor of the Year 2014

    Amphenol Ltd named PEI-Genesis as Distributor of the Year 2014 in recognition of the distributor’s contributions in providing Amphenol’s precision connectors and power supplies to the military, aerospace, and industrial industries.    PEI-Genesis has been named Distributor of the Year 2014 by Amphenol Ltd. The award,  which was presented at the PEI-Genesis European sales meeting held in Read More >>

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    News Briefs for January 20, 2015

    The news briefs for January 20, 2015, cover the latest happenings in the connector and cable industries. Molex and some of its affiliates have acquired SDP Telecom of Montreal, Canada, which designs and manufactures RF/microwave solutions for the wireless communications industry. This is a next step towards Molex’s goal to offer total integrated solutions to the Read More >>

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Cable Material Design Criteria for the M...

Medical marketDelivering the optimum cable for the medical industry is much more challenging than it was just a few short years ago: Read More...

Is Your Cable Assembly Also Your Achille...

MedicalThere are critical steps to effectively manage – and minimize – the risk involved in the design, manufacture, and assembly Read More...

Building the Smart Grid

Smart GridOverall, it's a mixed picture around the world, but the move toward building the smart grid continues to gain momentum. Read More...

ODU Technology Test Center Adds a High-C...

News BriefsThe ODU Technology Test Center adds a high-current test stand, which completes the test center and improves the in-house networking of Read More...

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures: Military Market

Military/Aerospace Five-Year Forecast by RegionIn this issue's Facts & Figures column, the military market is showing slow growth but is still very profitable. The Read More...

2015 Cable Assembly Industry Outlook

FF-feature-image-300x300The fourth quarter of 2014 showed modest growth, which may be a sign of what's to come. Read on to Read More...

Medical Market is on Target for 2014

FF-feature-image-300x300Having shown steady growth over the last four quarters, the medical market is on target for 2014. Bishop tracks eight companies Read More...

2015 Connector Industry Sales Outlook

2015 Connector Industry OutlookConnector demand was up in 2014 with the industry showing moderate growth. Will this continue or is the industry in flux? Read More...

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Technology

The Big Deal About Connectors in Mobile ...

Creative ideas in connector develoopmentMobile electronics continue to evolve rapidly, and connector technology follows suit to stay relevant. Has the next big game changer already Read More...

Optical Computing is Serious Business

headliner-300x300The new iNEMI-MIT consortium on silicon photonics demonstrates that optical computing is serious business. Fiber optics have had a long, Read More...

TE Standard Connectors for Onboard Ether...

headliner-300x300TE Connectivity has shown that a data transmission rate of 100Mb/s can be achieved with standard automotive connectors. There are signs Read More...

Five Things the IWCS Has Done in the Pas...

John Barteld, IWCSThe IWCS International Cable Connectivity Symposium is upon us, so we asked outgoing CEO and director John Barteld to share Read More...

Headliners

Amphenol Ltd Named PEI-Genesis as Distri...

headliner-300x300Amphenol Ltd named PEI-Genesis as Distributor of the Year 2014 in recognition of the distributor's contributions in providing Amphenol's precision Read More...

Inside Connection: QA Technology Company

Inside ConnectionInside Connection highlights the technologies, innovations, special services, and unique products from connector suppliers like QA Technology Company.    Headquarters Location: Read More...

News Briefs for January 6, 2015

News BriefsTo keep up with the latest happenings in the connector industry, read all the news briefs for January 6, 2015. SOURIAU, part Read More...

America's Top Tech Companies Urge "No Ti...

News BriefsIn a letter to the FCC and congressional leaders, 60 of America's top tech companies argue that Title II would Read More...


Learning Tools

Contact Design Considerations For Long-T...

ReliabilityIn the latest installment in our Connector Basics series, Ed Bock of APEX Electrical Interconnection Consultants looks at the ability Read More...

How to Specify Miniature and Subminiatur...

How to seriesDevelopments in the global military market in recent years have resulted in re-engineered products and all-new technologies. Here, Günter Rohr Read More...

Checklist for Recovery After a Connector...

Recovery arrowOEMs are hopeful the connectors they specify for end-product designs will be reliable and trouble-free for the life of the product. Read More...

Silver: A Superior Finish for High-Curre...

silver-300x300In the next article in the "Connector Basics" series, Ed Bock of APEX Electrical Interconnection Consultants looks at the attributes Read More...

Buyers Guide

Smiths Connectors Transformer Connector

Smiths Connectors Transformer ConnectorSmiths Connectors' Transformer Connector allows engineers to tailor interconnect solutions to the demands of individual applications. Smiths Connectors launched its new Transformer Read More...

Amphenol LTW SSL 1.3 Bridge

Amphenol LTW SSL 1.3 BridgeThe Amphenol LTW SSL 1.3 Bridge, developed for lighting applications, features the lowest-profile jumper connector on the market. The Amphenol LTW Read More...

FCI 2mm Hardmetric Millipacs Series

FCI 2mm Hardmetric Millipacs SeriesThe FCI 2mm Hardmetric Millipacs series is ideal for applications that require data rates up to 2.5Gb/s. FCI has launched the high-speed Read More...

Molex Modular D-Sub Mixed-Layout Connect...

Molex Modular D-Sub Mixed-Layout ConnectorsThe new Molex modular D-sub mixed-layout connectors include power, signal, RF, and pneumatic layout options, and have up to an Read More...