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    News Briefs for March 17, 2015

    For the latest happenings in the interconnect industry, read the news briefs for March 17, 2015. HARTING is holding two one-day seminars (May 7 in Dortmund, Germany, and June 18 in Mannheim, Germany) to demonstrate how companies can leverage “integrated industry” to produce individual, affordable products in batch size one, while still offering new services. Read More >>

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    Facts & Figures: Not All Quarters Are Equal

    For the connector industry, the fourth quarter historically results in higher sales than the first, second, and third, but in this issue’s Facts & Figures, all quarters are not equal.   For years we’ve reported that for the connector industry, the fourth quarter historically results in higher sales than the first, second, and third quarters. That statement is Read More >>

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Mil/Aero Market's Slow Growth Continues

military-man-300x300As both the US and European allies continue to cut defense programs and spending, the mil/aero market's slow growth continues.   Bishop Read More...

On-Train Fiber Optic Connectivity

Train and cloudThe railway industry still hesitates to make systematic use of fiber optic technology on board rolling stock. HUBER+SUHNER explains how recent advances Read More...

Cable Material Design Criteria for the M...

Medical marketDelivering the optimum cable for the medical industry is much more challenging than it was just a few short years ago: Read More...

Is Your Cable Assembly Also Your Achille...

MedicalThere are critical steps to effectively manage – and minimize – the risk involved in the design, manufacture, and assembly Read More...

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures: Not All Quarters Are Eq...

FF-feature-image-300x300For the connector industry, the fourth quarter historically results in higher sales than the first, second, and third, but in this issue's Read More...

Mil/Aero Market's Slow Growth Continues

military-man-300x300As both the US and European allies continue to cut defense programs and spending, the mil/aero market's slow growth continues.   Bishop Read More...

Connector Technology Roadmaps

Roadmap 2015Bishop & Associates researched industry trends, connector technology, and business forecasts to compile connector technology roadmaps through 2025.   Bishop & Read More...

Facts & Figures: Semiconductor Market Gr...

FF-feature-image-300x300In December, the semiconductor market grew to a record $336 billion (up +10.0% YOY), while connector growth strengthened as well. Read More...

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Are AI and IoT a Threat to Mankind?

artificial-intelligence-300x300There's lots of talk about the benefits of the Internet of Things, particularly in the industrial arena, but is there Read More...

Photonic Systems Manufacturing Consortiu...

electrical-waves-300x300The goal of PSMC is to address the technology gaps and challenges that limit the advancement of hardware technology for Read More...

Nanocrystalline Silver Contact Platings

Molecular structureNew silver alloys address the issues of durability and conductivity through a fundamental difference in crystalline structure. Dr. Bob takes Read More...

The Case for Solderless Assembly

Solder on connector boardsElimination of solder from electronic circuit assembly has been suggested as one way to avoid solder’s many shortcomings. Here, Joe Fjelstad Read More...

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News Briefs for March 17, 2015

News BriefsFor the latest happenings in the interconnect industry, read the news briefs for March 17, 2015. HARTING is holding two one-day Read More...

Inside Connection: Liberty Electronics

Inside ConnectionInside Connection highlights the technologies, innovations, special services, and unique products from connector suppliers like Liberty Electronics.  Headquarters Location: Franklin, Penn., Read More...

Passive Optical Network Solutions for th...

Department of DefenseThe Department of Defense needs to deliver greater network speed and capacity with stronger security, all while dealing with ever-leaner Read More...

News Briefs for March 10, 2015

News BriefsAwards, acquisitions, and certifications are all part of the news briefs for March 10, 2015. Molex Incorporated was named a board Read More...


Learning Tools

How to Specify Connectors for Drones

DronesErich Reichenbach of Reichenbach International Inc. offers tips on how to specify connectors for drones, which require versatile, lightweight, and Read More...

Increase Contact Performance by Pre-Stre...

Stress TestEd Bock of APEX Electrical Interconnection Consultants explains how to increase contact performance by pre-stressing to achieve greater strength and expanded Read More...

How to Specify Connectors for Distribute...

How to seriesSelecting the right power connector will maximize efficiency in distributed power architectures.   Efficiency is the holy grail of today’s power Read More...

A Short Guide to Power Connectors

How to seriesWith such a variety of power connectors from which to choose, C2G has put together a short guide to power connectors Read More...

Buyers Guide

Bioconnect's Medical Cable Reduces Elect...

Bioconnect Medical CablesDeveloped with a medical device manufacturer, Bioconnect's medical cable reduces electrical interference and is now available to all customers. Working with Read More...

GTK 0.3mm FPC Connectors

GTK-FPC-150x150GTK 0.3mm FPC connectors incorporate a dual-contact style for design flexibility. GTK has expanded its ZIF connector range with the addition Read More...

Mill-Max Target Connectors and Pins

Mill-Max target connectorsThe new Mill-Max target connectors and pins are used in place of SMT pads as the mating surface for spring-loaded Read More...

Yamaichi Y-Con Cable Assembly Product Li...

Yamaichi Cable AssembliesThe Yamaichi Y-Con cable assembly product line includes adapter cables with M12 and push-pull connectors that terminate to RJ45 and USB interfaces.  Yamaichi Electronics' Y-Con product line provides adapter Read More...