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    We’ll Always Have Paris

    In December 2015, 195 countries signed an agreement at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris. In June 2017, President Trump announced that the US would withdraw from the agreement, joining Syria as the only countries to remain outside of the agreement. What does that mean for the connector industry? By Caroline Read More >>

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    Right to Repair Legislation Moves from Automotive to Electronics

    Consumers and businesses want to be able to repair the products they have invested in. Industry says no. If you are an engineer and your phone — or toaster, TV, or printer — is on the fritz, you’ve got two options: Tinker with it or toss it. But most people only have one option, and Read More >>

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We’ll Always Have Paris

Dry earth globeIn December 2015, 195 countries signed an agreement at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris. In Read More...

Right to Repair Legislation Moves from A...

auto-repair-300Consumers and businesses want to be able to repair the products they have invested in. Industry says no. If you are Read More...

Ultraminiature Connector Products

Ultraminiature product roundupThis week’s product roundup highlights some of the most compact, capable, and lightweight connectors and cable assemblies responsible for enabling Read More...

Cloudy Future for Solar?

energy-puzzle-300Proposed US tariffs leave solar industry in limbo. Solar power is now the fastest-growing source of energy in the world. The Read More...

Facts & Figures

Where is the R in R&D?

r-and-d-300Are companies investing enough in R&D? Or have we reached peak innovation? Technology companies like to talk about the amount of Read More...

The Rise of Asian Connector Manufacturer...

China flag on chipThe Chinese market’s growth over the past decade has been phenomenal. What does the future hold? 2017 is shaping up to Read More...

2017 Top 10 European Connector Suppliers...

Top 10The results are in for the 2017 Bishop & Associates European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry. We Read More...

2017 Top 10 European Connector Suppliers...

Top 10The results are in for the 2017 Bishop & Associates European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry. We Read More...

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Durable, Disaster-Proof Data Centers

disaster-planning-300-300How did data centers do during the recent spate of disasters? Just fine, thanks to good planning. The cloud is a Read More...

The Value of Industry Standard Complianc...

ComplianceBy Alexander Weber, Global Product Manager, Belden Inc. Fact: Mission-critical applications require industrial networking components that meet the highest levels of Read More...

Direct Connection Adaptivity

SKEDD-flexible-connect-300SKEDD direct connection technology makes device design more flexible Pia Horstmann, Product Marketing for PCB Connection Technology, Phoenix Contact GmbH & Read More...

The Fully Wired Wheelchair

wheelchair-300The classic wheelchair is one of the most basic — and for many, most essential — machines ever invented. By Read More...

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Industry News in a Nutshell

Industry news for October 2017Do you have your finger on the pulse? We do! Here’s the last few weeks of industry news in a Read More...

New Product News Roundup

New connector products roundup October 2017In the market for a new solution? We’ve rounded up, summarized, and linked the latest connectors, cables, assemblies, tools, accessories, Read More...

Industry News in a Nutshell for Septembe...

Industry News Sept 2017Do you have your finger on the pulse? We do! Here’s the last few weeks of industry news in a Read More...

Power Connector Product Roundup

Power connector products roundupThis week’s product roundup highlights some of the most rugged and reliable power connectors available on today’s market. Power Connector Roundup Nicomatic’s Read More...


Learning Tools

Selecting an Automotive Connector Suppli...

auto-fakra-300Five Things to Consider When Selecting a Connector Supplier for Automotive Applications Burt Fisher, Applications Engineer, Advanced Interconnections Corp. 1. The Company Read More...

One Waterproof Connector Does Not Fit Al...

Pisces-waterproof-connectors-300A host of variables define a waterproof connector. Here’s how one company helps its customers get exactly what they need. Roy Read More...

Five High-Frequency Connector Fundamenta...

power-button-300Five AC conditions affect high-frequency connector contact and performance. By Roland S. Timsit, PhD, PE, Timron Advanced Connector Technologies   Many Read More...

UL Certification Roadmap Helps Unlock Gl...

Roadmap 2015Expanding the application of your connector products for global markets doesn’t have to be complex. This roadmap of UL certification Read More...

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Ultraminiature Connector Products

Ultraminiature product roundupThis week’s product roundup highlights some of the most compact, capable, and lightweight connectors and cable assemblies responsible for enabling Read More...

Downhole Connector Products

downhole-connector-roundup-300This week’s product roundup highlights some of the most rugged and reliable connectors designed for use in extreme-environment downhole oil Read More...

Cable Processing Machinery Products

Schleuniger-EcoStrip-9380-300Cable Processing Machinery Products from Schleuniger Schleuniger designs and manufactures a wide range of high-precision automatic and semiautomatic cable processing machines Read More...

Wire and Cable Products Roundup

Wire and cable product roundup September 2017This week’s product roundup highlights some of the most robust, reliable, and highest-performance wire and cable products available on today’s Read More...