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    ABB Enables Emission-Free Public Transport in Geneva

    ABB won its first commercial order for breakthrough 15-second flash charging technology to enable emission-free public transport in Geneva.   ABB has been awarded orders totaling more than $16 million by Transports Publics Genevois (TPG), Geneva’s public transport operator, and Swiss bus manufacturer HESS, to provide flash charging and onboard electric vehicle technology for 12 Read More >>

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    Nicomatic Celebrates 40 Years in Business

    Happy 40th anniversary to Nicomatic, which is celebrating with a new logo! Nicomatic recently updated its brand image. As the company celebrated its 40th anniversary on July 8, it revealed a new logo. This is the first official new logo since Nicomatic came to the market in 1976. With its in-house design and great use of negative space, Nicomatic moves Read More >>

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ABB Enables Emission-Free Public Transport in Geneva

ABB won its first commercial order for breakthrough 15-second flash charging technology to enable emission-free public transport in Geneva.   ABB has been awarded orders totaling more than $16 million by Transports Publics Genevois (TPG), Geneva’s public transport operator, and Swiss bus manufacturer HESS, to provide flash charging and onboard electric vehicle technology for 12 Read More >>

PEI-Genesis Celebrates 70th Anniversary

PEI-Genesis has production and sales facilities all over the world, but it all started when two friends went door-to-door during the Great Depression to repair radios.   Its innovative distribution model – delivering custom-engineered solutions – now supports military, aerospace, industrial, medical, transportation, and energy customers worldwide, but Philadelphia-area’s PEI-Genesis had humble beginnings. During the Great Read More >>

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Interconnect News for June 29, 2016

Read all about the latest happenings in the interconnect industry, right here, right now. Distributor News Mouser Electronics received the prestigious Global High Service Distributor of the Year Award for the third consecutive year, as well as the award for top customer growth, from TE Connectivity. The annual awards recognize TE’s highest-performing distribution partners based Read More >>

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Interconnect News for June 6, 2016

Read the latest news from your favorite manufacturers and distributors.   Connector Manufacturers TE Connectivity announced that many of its mil-spec connectors are immediately available, both directly from TE and also through its global distribution network. Though there has been general market turmoil related to the supply of mil-spec-qualified 38999 and related connectors, TE remains Read More >>

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Interconnect News for May 18, 2016

For the latest news from interconnect manufacturers and suppliers, read on!   Manufacturers AVX Corporation earned TTI Supplier Excellence Awards in each of the company’s three regions – Europe, Asia, and the Americas – for the second consecutive year. Bestowed by TTI, the awards recognize AVX for having successfully fulfilled several key quality performance metrics designed Read More >>

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Interconnect News for May 4, 2016

This week’s interconnect news is a positive mix of acquisitions, awards, promotions, and achievements.      Manufacturers Molex acquired Interconnect Systems Inc. (ISI), which specializes in the design and manufacture of high-density silicon packaging with advanced interconnect technologies. The acquisition enables Molex to offer a wider range of fully integrated solutions to customers worldwide. Headquartered Read More >>

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New Molex Partnerships Connect LEDs to the Internet of Things

As a member of Cisco’s Digital Ceiling partner community and the EnOcean Alliance, Molex is involved in helping customers embrace digital transformation of their buildings and facilitating the Internet of Things. Molex LLC confirmed its participation in the Cisco Digital Ceiling partner community, which debuted at Cisco Live! Berlin. Developer of the Transcend Network Connected LED Lighting Read More >>

Microsoft Tests Underwater Data Center

Today, data centers contain thousands of computer servers that generate lots of heat, which can cause servers to crash. A Microsoft prototype could reduce the need for expensive air-conditioning systems with a data center built hundreds of feet below the surface of the ocean.   Microsoft has tested a prototype of a self-contained data center that can Read More >>

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Industry Leaders Collaborate on QSFP Module Speeds to 400Gb/s

A consortium is collaborating to define double-density QSFP modules through a multi-source agreement.   The QSFP-DD Multi Source Agreement (MSA) Group recently announced plans to develop high-speed, double-density quad small-form-factor pluggable (QSFP-DD) interfaces. The primary objective of the MSA group is to define the specifications and promote industry adoption of the QSFP-DD. “Establishment of this Read More >>

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Interconnect News for April 11, 2016

This week’s interconnect news roundup features an executive hire, a multi-supplier agreement, Digital Ceiling updates, electric car racing, and a hand-soldering champion.   Distributors TTI Inc. announced the hiring of Phil Gallagher to join the TTI management team, effective April 4. Gallagher joins TTI as a corporate officer, senior vice president, and member of CEO Read More >>