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    Connector Price and Lead Time Report for August 2014

    Bishop & Associates conducts a monthly survey on current connector prices and lead times to establish a base line to help forecast price and lead time trends. This is the connector price and lead time report for August 2014. Every month, Bishop & Associates conducts a survey asking personnel to advise what they are experiencing with current connector Read More >>

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    Dietmar Harting Turns 75

    HARTING Chairman of the Board Dietmar Harting turns 75 but has no plans to slow down. “An entrepreneur must always be restless,” said Dietmar Harting, chairman of the board at HARTING Technology Group, who just turned 75. “I take great pleasure in dealing with the future of the company.” The personally liable partner and chairman of Read More >>

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Amphenol to Acquire Casco Automotive Gro...

News Briefs Amphenol announced plans to acquire Casco, which manufactures data connectivity, power, charging, and sensor products. Amphenol Corporation entered into a definitive agreement Read More...

Industrial Automation and Robotics: What...

futuristic roboticsWe've reported often about robotics in the industrial arena over the last few years; now Bishop & Associates's Arthur Visser Read More...

Why You Should Consider Custom Solutions...

medical-skelton-300x300In today’s world of rapidly evolving technology, standard off-the-shelf connectors increasingly fall short of the medical imaging market’s need for high-bandwidth data. ITT's Read More...

Consumer Electronics: Has Innovation Pea...

robot-shopping-300x300John MacWilliams wonders if, with the evolutions and revolutions we've seen over the last few years in consumer electronics, has Read More...

Facts & Figures

Connector Price and Lead Time Report for...

puzzle-300x300Bishop & Associates conducts a monthly survey on current connector prices and lead times to establish a base line to help forecast Read More...

Industrial Market Sees Uptick in Growth

FF-feature-image-300x300A number of trends are converging so that the industrial market sees an uptick in growth. Bishop tracks 13 companies Read More...

Facts & Figures: Top 10 Suppliers Overal...

FF-feature-image-300x300Bishop & Associates' 2014 Customer Survey has been tallied and the top suppliers for quality, pricing, delivery, and more have Read More...

Connector Price and Lead Time Report for...

puzzle-300x300Bishop & Associates conducts a monthly survey on current connector prices and lead times to establish a base line to help forecast Read More...

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Technology

Q&A with TE: Contactless Connectivity

Contactless connectivityTake a closer look at the effects contactless connectivity technology has had on the industry in this Q&A with TE Connectivity. Q: What market Read More...

LG Launching First Round Smart Watch

LG-G-watch-300x300In a surprise move aimed at trumping Motorola's announcement next week of its Moto 360, LG announced it's launching the Read More...

North American PCB Business Sees Normal ...

Circuit board semiconductorsIPC has released the PCB industry results for July 2014, showing that the North American PCB business is seeing a Read More...

A Plea to Engineers

flying-bike-300x300Bishop & Associates' Bob Hult offers a plea to engineers, praising all they've achieved but requesting a bit of restraint. I recently attended Read More...

Headliners

Dietmar Harting Turns 75

Deitmar-Harting-300x300[1] HARTING Chairman of the Board Dietmar Harting turns 75 but has no plans to slow down. "An entrepreneur must always be Read More...

News Briefs for September 16, 2014

News BriefsIn each issue, we highlight important OEM, supplier, and distributor news. Read on for the news briefs for September 16, Read More...

Inside Connection: LEMO

Inside ConnectionInside Connection highlights the technologies, innovations, special services, and unique products from connector suppliers like LEMO. Worldwide headquarters: Ecublens, Switzerland North American headquarters: LEMO Read More...

TE Acquires American Sensor Technologies

News BriefsTE acquires American Sensor Technologies, expanding its offering of sensors for harsh and extreme environments. TE Connectivity has completed the acquisition Read More...


Learning Tools

The Creative Phase of New Connector Deve...

Creative ideas in connector develoopmentIn the latest installment of the "Connector Basics" series from APEX Electrical Interconnection Consultants, Bill Garver takes a detailed look Read More...

Five Things to Know About Molded Connect...

Materials for molded connectorsYou may know molded connectors are a good option for harsh environments, but you may not know what to look Read More...

Necessary Skills for Successful New Conn...

Key to SuccessTo ensure a successful product launch, manufacturers need to optimize the talents of their employees to be sure critical needs Read More...

Why Minor Increases in Contact Resistanc...

grid-300x300Connector designers understand that many variables impact contact area and how adequately the contacts do their job. This next article in Read More...

Buyers Guide

Requirements of Ethernet Cable for Indus...

Ethernet CablesIs an extra layer of protection all you need to make an Ethernet cable industrial-ready? Here, Lu Li of Alpha Read More...

Five Things to Know About Your New Cut-a...

Cut-and-Strip-equipmentThere are many options when choosing wire processing equipment, so how do you know you've made the right choice? Pete Read More...

TE 100G QSFP28 Copper Cable Assembly

TE 100G QSFP28 Copper Cable AssemblyThe TE 100G QSFP28 copper cable assembly complies with next-generation 100G Ethernet and InfiniBand EDR industry standards. TE Connectivity introduced its new Read More...

RF Industries' Multiconductor Cable Harn...

RF Industries' Multiconductor Cable Harness for Industrial Laser ApplicationsRF Industries' multiconductor cable harness was custom-designed for an industrial laser manufacturer. RF Industries has designed a multiconductor cable harness for Read More...