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    News Briefs for September 23, 2014

    Read on to learn more about the news briefs for September 23, 2014. Molex announced it is joining with Mouser Electronics to sponsor China Racing in an exciting new Formula E fully electric racing series. The FIA Formula E Championship will commence on September 13 in Beijing, China, where 10 teams will go head to Read More >>

  • Inside Connection

    Inside Connection: Reichenbach International

    Inside Connection highlights the technologies, innovations, special services, and unique products from connector suppliers like Reichenbach.         Worldwide headquarters: Westlake, Calif., USA About the Company Reichenbach International Inc. was incorporated in California in 1999. Founder and CEO Erich Reichenbach has been in the connector industry for more than 35 years. He acquired his Read More >>

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Market

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

Facts & Figures: Top 10 Suppliers for De...

FF-feature-image-300x300The results of the 2014 Bishop & Associates Customer Survey are in, and in this issue we reveal the top 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...

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...

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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

Inside Connection: Reichenbach Internati...

Inside ConnectionInside Connection highlights the technologies, innovations, special services, and unique products from connector suppliers like Reichenbach.         Worldwide headquarters: Westlake, Calif., USA About the Read More...

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...


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

Phoenix Contact M23 Hybrid Connectors

Phoenix Contact M23 Hybrid ConnectorThe Phoenix Contact M23 hybrid connectors for signal, data, and power transmission include cordsets and connectors for servo-drive and encoder-feedback applications. The Read More...

Harwin EZ-BoardWare PCB Contact

Harwin EZ BoardWare PCB ContactThe Harwin EZ-BoardWare PCB contact accommodates a wider range of pins and is secure and cost-effective.  Harwin expanded its popular EZ-BoardWare Read More...

Delta Electronics 4.1/9.5 Mini DIN Low P...

Delta 4.1/9.5 Mini DIN Low-PIM ConnectorsDelta Electronics 4.1/9.5 Mini DIN low PIM connectors meet demands of high-performance mobile communications systems. Delta’s 4.1/9.5 Mini DIN series of Read More...

FCI EconoStik 2.54mm Headers

FCI Ekon-Stik HeadersFCI EconoStik headers are un-shrouded and support a wide variety of board-to-board applications. FCI introduced the economical EconoStik 2.54mm range of un-shrouded Read More...