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    Carlisle Acquires Micro-Coax

    Maker of mission-critical, high-frequency coaxial wire, cable, and cable assemblies is a leading provider to defense, satellite, and test and measurement customers.    Carlisle Companies Incorporated announced the acquisition of Micro-Coax Inc., a leading global supplier of high-performance, high-frequency coaxial wire, cable, and cable assemblies for mission-critical RF/microwave applications for defense, satellite, test and measurement, Read More >>

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    Amphenol Aerospace Released from D38999 Mil-Spec Stop Shipment

    Additional mil-spec connector series are being released from “Stop Shipment” as approved.   Amphenol Aerospace has been released from the “Stop Shipment” restriction imposed on all military specification MIL-DTL-38999 Series I, II, III connectors. Additional mil-spec connector series are being released from “Stop Shipment” as approved. Changes in industry standards emphasizing zero-defect component manufacturing and Read More >>

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Carlisle Acquires Micro-Coax

Maker of mission-critical, high-frequency coaxial wire, cable, and cable assemblies is a leading provider to defense, satellite, and test and measurement customers.    Carlisle Companies Incorporated announced the acquisition of Micro-Coax Inc., a leading global supplier of high-performance, high-frequency coaxial wire, cable, and cable assemblies for mission-critical RF/microwave applications for defense, satellite, test and measurement, Read More >>

Amphenol Aerospace Released from D38999 Mil-Spec Stop Shipment

Additional mil-spec connector series are being released from “Stop Shipment” as approved.   Amphenol Aerospace has been released from the “Stop Shipment” restriction imposed on all military specification MIL-DTL-38999 Series I, II, III connectors. Additional mil-spec connector series are being released from “Stop Shipment” as approved. Changes in industry standards emphasizing zero-defect component manufacturing and Read More >>

Avnet Makes Offer to Acquire Premier Farnell

The acquisition of Premier Farnell will substantially strengthen Avnet’s digital footprint worldwide.   Avnet reached an agreement with the board of directors of Premier Farnell plc on the terms of a recommended offer for Premier Farnell by Avnet or one of its wholly owned subsidiaries. The all-cash offer of £1.85 per share represents an equity value Read More >>

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Interconnect News for August 1, 2016

Catch up on the latest news from your favorite suppliers right here!   TTI recently received the award from Amphenol Corporation for Best 2015 European Performance. TTI and its subsidiary Mouser Electronics jointly were honored with this prestigious international award. In addition, TTI and Mouser won the awards for 2015 Best Global Performance and 2015 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 >>