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  • Critical Requirements for Modern Medical Connectors

    Critical requirements for modern medical connectors include: safety, reliability, small size, and high-speed performance.  Kirk Hilbourn, Industry Marketing Manager, JAE Being such a small component in the grand design of any medical device, one may assume connectors to be an insignificant part of medical equipment. However, connectors play an enormous role in the proper functionality Read More >>

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    Battery Connectors Evolve to Stay in Charge

    Smaller, more powerful handheld, portable, and wearable devices depend on a new generation of battery connectors. By Jean Thimany While many commercial off-the-shelf battery connectors remain unchanged even after many years on the market, connector companies are creating new battery connector designs to correspond with the increasing computerization and decreasing size of many battery-powered devices. Read More >>

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Critical Requirements for Modern Medical...

JAE-ME-Series-Medical-Feature-Image Critical requirements for modern medical connectors include: safety, reliability, small size, and high-speed performance.  Kirk Hilbourn, Industry Marketing Manager, JAE Being such Read More...

Battery Connectors Evolve to Stay in Cha...

AVX battery connectors.Smaller, more powerful handheld, portable, and wearable devices depend on a new generation of battery connectors. By Jean Thimany While many commercial Read More...

Selecting the Ideal Spring-Loaded Connec...

Spring-loaded-pins-300Our portable devices would not be possible without proven connector technologies that facilitate miniaturization and connectivity. By Stephen Capitelli, Manager of Read More...

The Maker Movement Encourages Tech Tinke...

Rubik's cube robot.As growing numbers of hobbyists and makers tinker with today’s technology, more electronics companies are meeting their makers. By Amy Goetzman Technology Read More...

Facts & Figures

OEMs Experience Continuing Growth

markets-300Bishop & Associates takes a closer look at OEM sales results and the business outlook. Bishop & Associates tracks sales and Read More...

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...

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ISO Quality Audit? No Big Deal

audit-checklist-300Your ISO quality audit is coming up. We talk to an auditor to find out what to expect at your Read More...

Stay Ahead of Regulations with FMDs

computer-hands-300Full Material Declarations provide an effective strategy for environmental data reporting. By Roger L. Franz, Engineering System Analyst, TE Connectivity Since the Read More...

New Plating Technologies Evolve as the I...

Spring pin platingRoHS rules inspire innovative, electroplated press-fit solutions that eliminate tin and lead from the terminal plating and board mounting processes. By Read More...

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...

Headliners

Industry News April 2018

04102018-Industry-News-Feature-NewsSummary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. This month's topics include: events, awards, partnerships, Read More...

Connector Industry Supports Future Engin...

first-logoStudents are introduced to connectors as they build and design competition robots. The electronics industry is always looking for the next Read More...

Industry News - March 2018

TE-400GbE-Modules-Feature-ImageSummary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Industry News - March 2018 Event News Samtec is Read More...

Industry News February 2018 - Part II

02272017-IN-Feature-ImageSummary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Industry News February 2018 - Part II Event News  Samtec Read More...


Learning Tools

Selecting the Ideal Spring-Loaded Connec...

Spring-loaded-pins-300Our portable devices would not be possible without proven connector technologies that facilitate miniaturization and connectivity. By Stephen Capitelli, Manager of Read More...

How to Create a Durable Low-Force Crimp ...

Wurth-WR-MPC3-Low-Force-Crimp-ConnectorProducts ranging from appliances to vehicles feature crimp contact plug connectors that are hard to access and easy to damage. Read More...

Polycrystalline Ceramic Seals vs Glass S...

Yellow ceramic-to-metal seals surround high-reliability BeCu pins in a hermetic Micro-D connector.Five Reasons to Consider Polycrystalline Ceramic Seals Instead of Glass Seals for Hermetic DC Connectors Rick Kalkowski, Marketing Administrator, PA&E, a Read More...

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...

Buyers Guide

FFC and FPC Connector Product Roundup

I-PEX-DW5-Series-Feature-ImageThis week’s product roundup highlights FFC and FPC connector solutions from top suppliers. I-PEX Connectors’ DW5 two-way FPC and discrete wire Read More...

Card-Edge Connector Product Roundup

Feature-Image-Omnetics-Latching-Micro-D-Card-EdgeThis week’s product roundup highlights card-edge connector solutions from top suppliers. Omnetics’ Latching Micro-D Card-Edge Surface-Mount (C0) Connectors satisfy all standard Read More...

New Product News Roundup: April 2018 –...

04032018-NPN-Feature-ImageSummary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products New Product News Roundup: April 2018 – Part I Interconnects, etc. Smiths Interconnect’s Read More...

RF Connector Product Roundup

Feature-Image-I-PEX-MHF-I-LKThis week’s product roundup highlights RF connector solutions from top suppliers. I-PEX Connectors’ MHF® I LK Connector System delivers simple, secure Read More...