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    News Briefs for May 19, 2015

    To learn more about recent appointments, promotions, and awards, check out the news briefs for May 19, 2015. Molex announced the acquisition of certain assets of Soligie Inc., which specializes in printed and flexible electronic solutions for applications in medical, military, industrial, lighting, and consumer goods. Products range from sensor systems, medical wearables, LED lighting, Read More >>

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    Inside Connection: Amphenol Sine Systems

    Inside Connection highlights the technologies, innovations, special services, and unique products from connector suppliers like Amphenol Sine Systems. Headquarters: Clinton Township, Mich., US About the Company Industrial@Amphenol is a subsidiary of the Amphenol Corporation and is a leader in industrial interconnect products. The company designs, manufactures, and supplies high-performance interconnect systems for a broad range Read More >>

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News Briefs for May 19, 2015

To learn more about recent appointments, promotions, and awards, check out the news briefs for May 19, 2015. Molex announced the acquisition of certain assets of Soligie Inc., which specializes in printed and flexible electronic solutions for applications in medical, military, industrial, lighting, and consumer goods. Products range from sensor systems, medical wearables, LED lighting, Read More >>

Inside Connection

Inside Connection: Amphenol Sine Systems

Inside Connection highlights the technologies, innovations, special services, and unique products from connector suppliers like Amphenol Sine Systems. Headquarters: Clinton Township, Mich., US About the Company Industrial@Amphenol is a subsidiary of the Amphenol Corporation and is a leader in industrial interconnect products. The company designs, manufactures, and supplies high-performance interconnect systems for a broad range Read More >>

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News Briefs for May 12, 2015

To weigh in on the Star Wars versus Star Trek debate, as well as to read the latest industry updates, check out the news briefs for May 12, 2015. AMETEK Electronic Components and Packaging (ECP) launched a new global website that provides a single, easy-to-use web portal for AMETEK ECP’s three principal businesses: ECP-Packaging, which Read More >>

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News Briefs for May 5, 2015

For the latest on Ted talks, celebrity engineers, ARINC specifications, open standards, and more, check out the news briefs for May 5, 2015. TE Connectivity’s new PRO BEAM EB16 optical termini has been selected as the design of choice for the new ARINC Project Paper 845 Expanded Beam Standard for Air Transport Aircraft. This decision Read More >>

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News Briefs for April 21, 2015

For the latest announcements affecting the connector industry and its customers, check out the news briefs for April 21, 2015.   TE Connectivity’s Dr. Soren Grinderslev received an elite score for his work on the PRO BEAM EB16 terminus from the Lightwave 2015 Innovation Awards program. The goal of the awards program is to recognize Read More >>

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Melni Connectors Jumps into the Shark Tank

Idaho-based Melni Connectors was started by an inventor who designed a connector based on a children’s toy. Last week he found himself on the television hit Shark Tank, pitching the idea to potential investors.   Inventor Mark Melni didn’t know a children’s toy would leave him swimming with the sharks. Although the connector industry is dominated by Read More >>

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News Briefs for April 14, 2015

Promotion, acquisition, second-source agreement, and technological achievement announcements lead the news briefs for April 14, 2015. Molex announced the expansion of its fiber optic technology platform following the recent acquisition of Oplink Communications. A wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Molex will now manage Oplink, a leading provider of optical communication components, intelligent modules, and Read More >>

ProLabs optical transceivers

Q&A with ProLabs: Compatible Network Products

Recently we spoke with Ward Williams, chief commercial officer at ProLabs, to learn more about the compatible product market.   Q: What are compatible network products? A: Compatible products can include transceivers, direct-attach cables (DAC), active optical cables (AOC), and media converters, among others. Compatibles are designed to work with all manufacturers’ equipment and can be Read More >>

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News Briefs for April 7, 2015

A call for papers, personnel changes and promotions, new business agreements, and expansion into China are all part of the news briefs for April 7, 2015. The IWCS Conference has announced a call for papers for the International Cable Connectivity Symposium. Past article topics have included cable, fiber, and conductor design; new cable materials; processing Read More >>

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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 >>

Inside Connection

Inside Connection: Liberty Electronics

Inside Connection highlights the technologies, innovations, special services, and unique products from connector suppliers like Liberty Electronics.  Headquarters Location: Franklin, Penn., US About the Company Liberty Electronics was founded in Franklin, Penn., in 1985. At the time, the local economy was struggling following the closing or departure of several large employers. The community rallied behind Read More >>

Department of Defense

Passive Optical Network Solutions for the Department of Defense

The Department of Defense needs to deliver greater network speed and capacity with stronger security, all while dealing with ever-leaner budgets. Telos Corporation explains why passive optical network solutions are the answer.   Passive Optical Network (PON) technology delivers voice, data, and video at terabit speeds with lower costs and greater security, as well as: Read More >>