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    Digital Transformation: Industrial IoT and the Connector Market

    The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has become a reality, and could very well be the biggest driver of productivity and growth over the next few decades. The smart grid, the most mature of the IIoT sectors, although still in its infancy, will drive the development of many new and improved connector technologies for years Read More >>

  • Rugged Industrial Interconnects: The Design Behind the Description

    Connectors that exhibit the rugged, high-reliability performance characteristics required to withstand hazards including shock, vibration, and high mating cycles in harsh industrial applications don’t happen by chance. Design features including contacts, plating materials, and insulators are critical to achieving and selecting rugged industrial interconnects.   Analyzing the Factors that Determine Industrial Ruggedness Levels Contacts, plating, Read More >>

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Digital Transformation: Industrial IoT a...

Industrial internetThe Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has become a reality, and could very well be the biggest driver of productivity Read More...

Rugged Industrial Interconnects: The Des...

BeCu-contact-300Connectors that exhibit the rugged, high-reliability performance characteristics required to withstand hazards including shock, vibration, and high mating cycles in Read More...

Advancements in Medical Technology Deman...

medical-market-300Technological advancements throughout the medical market are dramatically enhancing the quality and accessibility of diagnostic information, improving patient treatment, and Read More...

Medical Interconnects Improve to Serve t...

Medical technologyConnector suppliers are actively working to improve the medical interconnects required to support advanced patient monitoring, diagnostics, and treatment equipment designed 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...

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Technology

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...

Trends to improve speed, size and pricin...

2016-tech-trendsConnector makers upgraded lines, extended product families and unveiled new interfaces to meet customer demands for increased circuit density and Read More...

Communication Cabling on the Factory Flo...

electrical-waves-300x300Industrial and robotic service equipment operates in conditions and applications as varied as the robots themselves. If you want reliable Read More...

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Interconnect Industry News for February ...

Featured newsSee below for updates about new product introductions and distribution news.   Product News TE launched new Sliver internal cabled interconnects. Read More...

Best of DesignCon 2017

DesignCon2017-300Several trends were apparent at last week’s DesignCon 2017 conference. Foremost among them was the advance of copper solutions that Read More...

DesignCon 2017 showcases speed, density ...

DesignCon ChipHeadTechnical sessions at DesignCon 2017 in Santa Clara will examine next-generation technologies for speedy, compact connectors, while booths on the Read More...

Interconnect News for January 2017

Featured newsInterconnect News for January 2017   Events DesignCon will return to the Santa Clara Convention Center January 31 – February 2, Read More...


Learning Tools

Wearable Devices Applications for the In...

Subscribe-g80Welcome 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

Subscribe-g80 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...

Seven Essentials for Rugged Connectors i...

How to seriesThe use of measuring devices to monitor and control processes is critical to the smooth operation of large systems, and Read More...

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Ruggedized I/O Connector Product Roundup

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest ruggedized I/O connector products. Read More...

Miniature Connector Product Roundup

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest miniature connector products. Designed to meet Read More...

High-Current & High-Voltage Product Roun...

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest high-current and high-voltage connector and Read More...

Hermetically Sealed Connectors Product R...

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest hermetically sealed connectors.   PA&E’s Read More...