Home

Featured Articles

  • Phil-Gallagher-Avnet

    Avnet Appoints Phillip Gallagher Global President of Core Distribution Business

    Avnet, a leading global technology distributor, today announced the appointment of Phillip Gallagher to the role of President of Avnet’s Core Distribution Business, reporting to CEO William Amelio. In his new role, Gallagher will oversee the company’s core distribution business, as well as its supplier relationships, global procurement, and supply chain solutions business. “We are Read More >>

  • Phoenix molded M!2

    Full Steam Ahead for Railroad Market

    Ruggedness and durability are mandatory requirements in the railroad market, but Ethernet and other commercial technologies see an expanded role as riders demand services like WiFi   The global train control and management system market is growing steadily as more digital equipment is deployed on trains and infrastructure sites, creating a solid market for connectors Read More >>

Featured Products


Market

Full Steam Ahead for Railroad Market

Phoenix molded M!2Ruggedness and durability are mandatory requirements in the railroad market, but Ethernet and other commercial technologies see an expanded role Read More...

Rugged Connectors Ensure Reliability for...

rail-300x300The requirement for reliable, rugged connectors in transit and transport has never been more important   By: Engineering Staff, Elma Read More...

Railway Product Roundup

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest connector products for railway applications. ITT Read More...

Utility Scale Energy Storage Boosts Alte...

battery-300Advances in battery technology developed for utility scale energy storage present opportunities for power connector suppliers.   The humble battery, Read More...

Facts & Figures

UAV Market Trends

Drones for homeland securityOver the next decade, combined sales of UAVs are expected to top $90 billion dollars, with annual sales rising from Read More...

Identifying the Top 10 – It’s Harder...

Top 10Design engineers and purchasing personnel want to use the best connector companies for their design and purchasing requirements. However, identifying Read More...

Top 10 Connector Manufacturers Market Sh...

Top 10The 10 largest connector companies had combined 2015 sales of $30 billion, or 57.7% of world connector demand. The names Read More...

Top 10 Connector Manufacturers Market Sh...

Top 10What suppliers topped the charts in market share by region?   The 10 largest connector companies had combined 2015 sales Read More...

Premier Suppliers

Technology

Connecting at APEC 2017

APEC 2017This year’s Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC 2017) took place March 26 – 30 in Tampa, Florida. The conference portion Read More...

To 400Gb/s and Beyond: High-speed Interc...

Amphenol RCxby Jim David – Portfolio Director; Amphenol High-Speed Interconnects High-speed interconnects adapt to data centers' ever-changing signal, bandwidth, and density requirements. Read More...

Vehicles Rely on FAKRA Connectors to Ass...

auto-fakra-300Today’s FAKRA connectors perform up to 6GHz and meet the rugged mechanical and environmental requirements of the automotive industry. Read More...

Connectors in Embedded Computers: Upgrad...

Embedded SsytemsTwo conferences highlighted the ongoing changes in wiring, thermals, backplanes, and many more connector technologies. Bob Hult provides the buzz Read More...

Headliners

Avnet Appoints Phillip Gallagher Global ...

Phil-Gallagher-AvnetAvnet, a leading global technology distributor, today announced the appointment of Phillip Gallagher to the role of President of Avnet’s Read More...

Mouser Named Top Global High Service Dis...

headliner-300x300TE also recognized Mouser with top NPI and customer growth awards Mouser Electronics, Inc. has been honored with the prestigious Global Read More...

Mouser BOM Tool Boasts Intelligence, Eas...

Connecting LEDs to IoTMouser Electronics, Inc. has introduced its FORTE intelligent BOM tool. This bill of materials (BOM) management tool is designed to Read More...

Delphi Makes Strategic Investments to En...

Featured newsDelphi partners with otonomo, Valens, and Rosenberger to boost high-speed data and services for connected cars   Delphi announced three Read More...


Learning Tools

Design Issues in High Frequency Connecto...

Engineering guidelines that have evolved for the design of electronic connectors over the years are based primarily on the current Read More...

Wearable Devices Applications for the In...

Welcome to the C&K Wearable Devices (Wearables) Applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) product training module. This module will Read More...

High Frequency SMA End Launch Connectors

Welcome to the Amphenol RF High Frequency SMA End Launch Connectors product training module. This module will discuss the basic Read More...

Training Module Part 1 of 5: Introductio...

Welcome to the Molex Introduction to Heavy-Duty Rectangular Connectors – Part one of five product training modules. This first presentation Read More...

Buyers Guide

Push-pull Technology Makes Fast, Reliabl...

04-17-Molex1The Molex Brad® Ultra-Lock® system is designed to bring the ease of a push-pull connector to IP67/IP68/IP69K-rated sealed connections in Read More...

DIN 41612 3Q/3R-Type Connector Saves Spa...

04-17-HARTING1HARTING has introduced DIN 41612 3Q/3R-type female connectors for industrial applications. The new types are only a third of the Read More...

ARINC 600 Press Fit Contact Series Expan...

04-17-TE1TE Connectivity (TE) extended its ARINC 600 portfolio. In addition to the size 22 press fit contacts, the company now Read More...

Waterproof Push-lock Circular Connectors...

04-17-Astute-Amphenol1Astute Electronics offers Amphenol LTW's X-Lok Series, waterproof (IPX8) circular connectors which integrate a push-lock mechanism together with audible and Read More...