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    News Briefs for November 18, 2014

    Read on for the latest news briefs for November 18, 2014. L-com Global Connectivity hired Michael Braun as director of supply chain. Braun will be responsible for purchasing and supply chain initiatives for L-com’s global manufacturing sites. He brings more than 20 years of purchasing and materials management experience to L-com including work with rapidly Read More >>

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    Press-Fit Technology for Automotive Applications

    Press-fit technology is widely applied in multiple automotive applications because it meets the needs of smaller, lighter, more durable components in the latest vehicle designs. The basic principle of a press-fit connection is that a contact terminal is pressed into a printed circuit board (PCB). There are two types of press-fit pins – the solid 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: 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: Top 10 European-Based C...

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

Facts & Figures: The Top 10 Gain Market ...

FF-feature-image-300x300Bishop & Associates looked at the top 10 connector companies and the history of the companies that have held those Read More...

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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...

Photonic Systems Manufacturing Consortiu...

News BriefsThe Photonic Systems Manufacturing Consortium enlists participation in a 10-year roadmap for the development and manufacturing capabilities needed to produce low-cost, high-volume, Read More...

Problem Solved: Smiths Connectors Hypert...

commercial jetlinerSignificant changes are sweeping across the aviation landscape, forcing designers to take a more sobering look at protective measures against lightning Read More...

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...

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News Briefs for November 18, 2014

News BriefsRead on for the latest news briefs for November 18, 2014. L-com Global Connectivity hired Michael Braun as director of supply Read More...

Inside Connection: ODU

Inside ConnectionInside Connection highlights the technologies, innovations, special services, and unique products from connector suppliers like ODU. Headquarters Location: Mühldorf am Inn, Bavaria, Read More...

Connector and Cable Assembly Industry Ne...

News BriefsRead on to learn more about the top connector and cable assembly industry news briefs for October 14, 2014. Fluke Networks Read More...

Photonic Systems Manufacturing Consortiu...

News BriefsThe Photonic Systems Manufacturing Consortium enlists participation in a 10-year roadmap for the development and manufacturing capabilities needed to produce low-cost, high-volume, Read More...


Learning Tools

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...

The Engineering Phase of New Product Des...

Connector product designIn the latest installment of the “Connector Basics” series from APEX Electrical Interconnection Consultants, Bill Garver takes a detailed look Read More...

Buyers Guide

Promote Your Products and Services in Co...

Connector and Cable Assembly SupplierPromote Your Products and Services The Connector+Cable Assembly Supplier Buyers Guide is viewed by thousands of global OEM connector design engineers Read More...

Molex EdgeMate Wire-to-Edgecard Power Co...

Molex Edgemate Power ConnectorsThe Molex EdgeMate Wire-to-Edgecard Power Connectors eliminate the need for mating headers and offer a positive PCB-locking design and significant Read More...

Binder-USA M12 Eight-Pin Receptacles

Binder USA 8-pin M12 connectorsBinder-USA M12 eight-pin receptacles with right-angled PCB contacts are ideal for industrial network and robot applications.  Binder-USA has extended its range of Read More...

Mill-Max 2mm Pitch Spring-Loaded Connect...

Mill-Max 836-838 series connectorsMill-Max 2mm pitch spring-loaded connectors offer durability and space savings for board-to-board or device-to-board connections. Mill-Max has expanded its line of Read More...