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    News Briefs for June 23, 2015

    The news briefs for June 23, 2015 include new company leaders, a plethora of distributor recognition, and service- and product-related announcements geared to better serve connector customers. Mouser Electronics announced the opening of a Japan Customer Service Center, located in Tokyo. Mouser will provide customer service and local technical support as it establishes a deeper Read More >>

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    Automotive Meets IoT in the Connected Car

    With pervasive connectivity, powerful features emerge that change the entire automotive ecosystem in the connected car. In recent years, in-car systems have been supplemented by basic Internet connectivity, allowing drivers and passengers to remain “plugged in” to the business and social networks they take for granted when at home or in the office. But what Read More >>

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Cinch Connectivity Expanded-Beam Fiber O...

News BriefsCinch Connectivity's Fibreco Junior connector earned MIL-DTL-83526/20 and /21 qualification. Cinch Connectivity Solutions (CCS) announced the qualification of its Fibreco Junior connector Read More...

How to Specify an In-Vehicle Network Con...

vehicle-connectors-300X300Today's cars include sophisticated networks that control safety, entertainment, and communication in addition to vehicle performance, and all these systems Read More...

Heavy-Duty Terminals for Automotive Appl...

wiring terminals featureElectric terminal manufacturers utilize a good portion of their engineering resources to develop new products or improve existing terminals for the automotive Read More...

Copper or Fiber in Commercial Aircraft?

commercial-aircraft-300x300Which is the better option – copper of fiber – in commercial aircraft? Earle Olson of TE Connectivity discusses the benefits of fiber Read More...

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures: Customer Evaluation of ...

Facts and FiguresBishop & Associates has wrapped up its 2015 customer survey of electronic distributors. In the first of two articles, we Read More...

Facts & Figures: Industrial Market Secto...

Facts and FiguresWith industrial market sector sales flat in 2014, it’s not surprising that sales across the sector tumbled in the first Read More...

Facts & Figures: The Market for Circular...

Facts and FiguresAccording to Bishop & Associates' research, the fourth largest connector market will exhibit strong growth over the next five years. Read More...

Facts & Figures: 10 Years of Connector I...

Facts and FiguresBishop & Associates examined 10 years of connector industry balance sheets, which revealed consistent performance that rewarded investors.   The connector Read More...

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Automotive Meets IoT in the Connected Ca...

auto-iot-300x300With pervasive connectivity, powerful features emerge that change the entire automotive ecosystem in the connected car. In recent years, in-car Read More...

Modern Hyperboloid Contacts for Circular...

connector evolutionWhen choosing modern hyperboloid contacts for circular I/O connectors, the specific requirements of the application are key considerations.   Circular connectors are ubiquitous Read More...

Fiber Optics: Knocking on the Copper Doo...

Fiber optic in handFiber optics has long been touted as the next big thing. After 30 years of expectation, is that reality finally Read More...

How to Specify Small Form Factor Optical...

Small form factor optical connectorsOver the last three decades, a myriad of optical connectors have come and gone, but small form factor connectors are Read More...

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News Briefs for June 23, 2015

News BriefsThe news briefs for June 23, 2015 include new company leaders, a plethora of distributor recognition, and service- and product-related Read More...

Facts & Figures: Customer Evaluation of ...

Facts and FiguresBishop & Associates has wrapped up its 2015 customer survey of electronic distributors. In the first of two articles, we Read More...

News Briefs for June 16, 2015

News BriefsFor more information on new facilities, awards, learning tools, and 100G performance, check out the news briefs for June 16, Read More...

News Briefs for June 9, 2015

News BriefsThe awards pile up along with acquisitions, partnerships, and promotions in the news briefs for June 9, 2015.   Molex Incorporated announced Read More...


Learning Tools

How to Specify an In-Vehicle Network Con...

vehicle-connectors-300X300Today's cars include sophisticated networks that control safety, entertainment, and communication in addition to vehicle performance, and all these systems Read More...

Managing Connector Design Changes

Plan A or Plan BAny change to a connector design can cause undesirable and unanticipated results. In order to manage the risks associated with Read More...

Connector Decisions: Buy vs. Make

pencil diagramThe process of choosing the right electrical connector isn’t always black and white, and here Remke examines one of the Read More...

Safe Fiber Optic Splicing Techniques

How to seriesCable splices are a necessary evil in designing and installing a communications network, particularly in an industrial setting, so let's Read More...

Buyers Guide

Bulgin's Buccaneer 90-Degree SMB Antenna

headliner-300x300Bulgin's Buccaneer 90-degree SMB Antenna complements the existing IP68-rated SMB Antenna family. Bulgin – an Elektron Technology connectivity brand – has Read More...

Cinch Connectivity Expanded-Beam Fiber O...

News BriefsCinch Connectivity's Fibreco Junior connector earned MIL-DTL-83526/20 and /21 qualification. Cinch Connectivity Solutions (CCS) announced the qualification of its Fibreco Junior connector Read More...

How to Specify an In-Vehicle Network Con...

vehicle-connectors-300X300Today's cars include sophisticated networks that control safety, entertainment, and communication in addition to vehicle performance, and all these systems Read More...

Mill-Max Multi-Purpose Terminal Pin

Mill-Max Multi-Purpose Terminal PinThe Mill-Max multi-purpose terminal pin offers a press-fit tail, slotted head, and an additional press-fit feature on the barrel of the Read More...