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    HARTING Posted the Highest Revenues in Its History

    Driven by developments for Industry 4.0 and a clear growth strategy, HARTING posted the highest revenues in its history. The HARTING Technology Group starts the 2014-15 fiscal year with a strong tailwind, as revenues rose during the past 2013-14 fiscal year (October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014) by 13% to €547 million, the highest revenues in Read More >>

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    HUBER+SUHNER Contributed to Rosetta Landing

    HUBER+SUHNER contributed to Rosetta landing on a comet’s surface by supplying cable assemblies for the space probe and its lander.     After a 10-year journey, the Rosetta space probe entered the orbit of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on August 6 of this year and has accompanied it ever since. On November 12, this space probe from the Read More >>

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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...

Three Connector Trends That Maximize In-...

In-flight Wi-FiThe demand for in-flight wireless access grows as commercial flyers expect to be connected everywhere and anywhere. ITT Cannon explains Read More...

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...

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures: A Great Year for Connec...

FF-feature-image-300x300Business was good this year. According to Bishop & Associates' facts and figures, it was a great year for connectors. Read More...

Facts & Figures: Automotive Connector Ma...

FF-feature-image-300x300In this issue, Bishop & Associates reports on the facts and figures of the connector industry's largest market sector – automotive. Read More...

Automotive Market Maintains a Steady Pac...

Automotive electronicsThe electronic content in light vehicles is increasing, just one reason why the automotive market maintains a steady pace. Bishop Read More...

Facts & Figures: 2013 Top 10 European-Ba...

FF-feature-image-300x300The 2013 top 10 European-based connector companies account for 23.4% of European connector demand. Find out which made the top 10, as Read More...

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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

HARTING Posted the Highest Revenues in I...

headliner-300x300Driven by developments for Industry 4.0 and a clear growth strategy, HARTING posted the highest revenues in its history. The Read More...

HUBER+SUHNER Contributed to Rosetta Land...

headliner-300x300HUBER+SUHNER contributed to Rosetta landing on a comet's surface by supplying cable assemblies for the space probe and its lander. Read More...

Mouser Teams Up with Celebrity Engineer ...

Imahara-300To launch its new "Empower Innovation Together" campaign, Mouser teams up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara of Mythbusters fame.   Mouser Read More...

News Briefs for December 9, 2014

News BriefsCatch up on the latest connector industry news with the news briefs for December 9, 2014. Esterline Corporation has named Patrice Read More...


Learning Tools

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...

How to Specify Nuclear Energy Connectors

Fischer Connectors Core SeriesConnectors for the nuclear energy industry must be rugged and reliable as they are exposed to extreme chemical, temperature, and radiation conditions. Read More...

The Basics of Connector Soldering

Connector Soldering BasicsThe quality of the joining processes undergone by some connectors can be a key factor in component performance. The latest Read More...

Buyers Guide

Fischer Connectors MiniMax Pin Socket Ve...

Fischer Connectors MiniMax Pin Socket VersionFischer Connectors MiniMax pin socket version extends the popular high-performance, rugged connector family. Fischer Connectors extends the MiniMax miniature, high-performance, rugged Read More...

Molex Lite-Trap SMT Wire-to-Board Connec...

Molex-Lite-Trap-150x150The Molex Lite-Trap SMT Wire-to-Board Connector System has an easy-to-use, push-button latch that allows simple field assembly and removal for thin Read More...

FCI Griplet Low-Profile IDC Terminal

FCI GripletThe FCI Griplet low-profile IDC terminal is a compact, miniature connector for wire-to-board terminations. FCI released the Griplet miniature IDC connector for wire-to-board terminations. Read More...

SOURIAU UTL Power+Control Connector

SOURIAU UTL Power+Control ConnectorThe SOURIAU UTL Power+Control connector is designed for luminaires and urban lighting systems. The UTL Power+Control connector series from Esterline Connection Read More...