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    News Briefs for May 19, 2015

    To learn more about recent appointments, promotions, and awards, check out the news briefs for May 19, 2015. Molex announced the acquisition of certain assets of Soligie Inc., which specializes in printed and flexible electronic solutions for applications in medical, military, industrial, lighting, and consumer goods. Products range from sensor systems, medical wearables, LED lighting, Read More >>

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    Single-Mode Connector Attenuation Estimation

    In the latest installment of our “Connector Basics” series, Randy Manning of APEX explains basic single-mode connector attenuation estimation using Monte Carlo simulation.    An optical fiber connector is a mechanical component that transfers light between two fibers or between a fiber and an active device such as a transmitter or receiver. A connector is Read More >>

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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...

The Smart Factory: Connecting Efficiency...

Industry 4.0: The Next Industrial RevolutionThe intelligent networking of industrial devices promises to deliver productivity gains, but not all manufacturers are ready to make the Read More...

Interfaces for Modular Machine Design

GearsTechnological developments in today's industrial environments require modular systems. HARTING's Jakob Dück examines suitable interfaces for modular machine design.   After cloud computing comes Read More...

Facts & Figures

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...

Automotive Cable Assembly Market Up 7.2%...

Facts and FiguresAs electronic content in cars continued to outpace growth in unit volume, the automotive cable assembly market was up 7.2% Read More...

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

Facts and FiguresThe connector industry is one of the most profitable subsections of the electronic components industry. Bishop & Associates' Dave Pheteplace looks Read More...

Facts & Figures: Industrial Market for C...

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

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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...

OFC 2015 Featured More Top Connector Sup...

OFC trade showAs the best and the brightest in the optical communications industry gathered again this year, OFC 2015 featured more top connector suppliers than Read More...

Five Things to Know About OFC 2015

OFC trade showThe annual Optical Fiber Communications Conference continues to grow, and ProLab's Giacomo Losio reports on the top five technologies that everyone Read More...

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News Briefs for May 19, 2015

News BriefsTo learn more about recent appointments, promotions, and awards, check out the news briefs for May 19, 2015. Molex announced the Read More...

Inside Connection: Amphenol Sine Systems

Inside ConnectionInside Connection highlights the technologies, innovations, special services, and unique products from connector suppliers like Amphenol Sine Systems. Headquarters: Clinton Township, Read More...

News Briefs for May 12, 2015

News BriefsTo weigh in on the Star Wars versus Star Trek debate, as well as to read the latest industry updates, Read More...

News Briefs for May 5, 2015

News BriefsFor the latest on Ted talks, celebrity engineers, ARINC specifications, open standards, and more, check out the news briefs for Read More...


Learning Tools

Single-Mode Connector Attenuation Estima...

fiber optic connectorsIn the latest installment of our "Connector Basics" series, Randy Manning of APEX explains basic single-mode connector attenuation estimation using 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...

How to Specify Aluminum Wire for Automot...

How to seriesRestrictive connector terminal solutions can be an issue when specifying aluminum wires for automotive applications.   In light of time-to-market issues in Read More...

Five Things to Know About Automatic Crim...

Komax Gamma 263S crimpingWhen every penny counts, manufacturers look to wire processing equipment suppliers to help cut production costs and improve the cost Read More...

Buyers Guide

Mill-Max Combination Signal/Power Connec...

Mill-Max Combination Signal/Power ConnectorsThe new Mill-Max combination signal/power connectors simplify board layouts and provide flexibility in system design. Mill-Max introduced new connector products designed for Read More...

Molex OptoConnect Custom Optical Enclosu...

Molex OptoConnect Custom Optical EnclosuresMolex OptoConnect Custom Optical Enclosures offer a high-density fiber optic routing management solution that integrates sophisticated fiber circuitry features. Molex Incorporated launched its Read More...

TE PRO BEAM EB16 for M38999 Connectors

TE PRO BEAM EB16 for M38999 ConnectorsThe TE PRO BEAM EB16 for M38999 connectors brings expanded beam optical technology to size 16 contacts. TE Connectivity announced its Read More...

Schleuniger PreFeeder 3300 and 3400

Schleuniger PreFeeder 3300 and 3400The Schleuniger PreFeeder 3300 and 4300 cable feeding systems offer simple design and ease of use. Schleuniger introduced the PreFeeder 3300 and Read More...