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    Interconnect Industry News for February 2017

    See below for updates about new product introductions and distribution news.   Product News TE launched new Sliver internal cabled interconnects. Designed to provide one of the most flexible solutions in the market for making I/O connections on the board, this new technology simplies design and helps lower overall costs by eliminating the need for Read More >>

  • Best of DesignCon 2017

    Several trends were apparent at last week’s DesignCon 2017 conference. Foremost among them was the advance of copper solutions that include wiring as an alternative to PCB traces.   DesignCon 2017 opened amid a thoroughly drenched Bay Area, but did not deter more than 5,000 attendees to this premier exhibition of leading edge electronic design, Read More >>

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Interconnect Industry News for February 2017

See below for updates about new product introductions and distribution news.   Product News TE launched new Sliver internal cabled interconnects. Designed to provide one of the most flexible solutions in the market for making I/O connections on the board, this new technology simplies design and helps lower overall costs by eliminating the need for Read More >>

Best of DesignCon 2017

Several trends were apparent at last week’s DesignCon 2017 conference. Foremost among them was the advance of copper solutions that include wiring as an alternative to PCB traces.   DesignCon 2017 opened amid a thoroughly drenched Bay Area, but did not deter more than 5,000 attendees to this premier exhibition of leading edge electronic design, Read More >>

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DesignCon 2017 showcases speed, density improvements

Technical sessions at DesignCon 2017 in Santa Clara will examine next-generation technologies for speedy, compact connectors, while booths on the show floor will give users a place to see the newest commercial implementations for a broad range of applications.   The soaring demand for more data is putting pressure on connector makers who need to Read More >>

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Interconnect News for January 2017

Interconnect News for January 2017   Events DesignCon will return to the Santa Clara Convention Center January 31 – February 2, 2017. In addition to technical paper sessions, industry panels, product demos, and exhibits from leading industry experts and solutions providers, this year’s conference will offer a range of programming dedicated to the education and Read More >>

TE and Molex dual source alliance

Molex, TE partner for high performance connectors

Joint efforts ensure compatible products from multiple sources   The complexity of high-end electronics creates many opportunities for hardware and/or software problems, while pricing and time to market pressures create problems for those tasked with setting up the supply chain. For the connector world, the merger of these trends often means that second sources need Read More >>

A Decade of Change for TE Connectivity Corporation

Thomas Lynch led TE Connectivity for 11 years, making major strides in production while boosting its role in products for harsh environments.   Terrence Curtin, board member and president of TE Connectivity, will succeed Thomas J. Lynch as the company’s new CEO, effective March 9, 2017. Lynch, current chairman of the board and CEO, will Read More >>

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Interconnect News for November 14, 2016

Stay up to date on the latest announcements from your favorite interconnect suppliers.   Interconnect News ECIA has announced the winner of the inaugural ECIA North Star Award, the association’s highest leadership honor. Michael Knight of TTI Inc., a leading IP&E distributor, is the first individual to be recognized by this new award. Knight joined the industry in Read More >>

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Willkommen zu electronica!

Don’t miss any of the latest product launches and technology highlights at this year’s electronica: Let our electronica 2016 short list be your guide.   Then, check back with us on December 6 after the show to see a more thorough list of new connector products introduced at the show. We’ll continue to bring you coverage of Read More >>

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TE Connectivity President Terrence Curtin will succeed CEO Tom Lynch, effective March 9, 2017

TE Connectivity Ltd. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Terrence Curtin to succeed Tom Lynch as the company’s chief executive officer, effective March 9, 2017. Curtin was previously elected to TE Connectivity’s (TE) Board of Directors at the company’s annual general meeting held on March 2, 2016 and is currently TE’s president. Lynch Read More >>

Avnet Completes Acquisition of Premier Farnell plc

Significantly Expands Customer Base and Digital Footprint Worldwide. Avnet Inc. has completed its acquisition of Premier Farnell plc in an all-cash merger for £1.85 per share, which equates to an equity value of approximately £691 million. The acquisition was approved by Premier Farnell shareholders representing 99.9% of the votes cast and has received all regulatory Read More >>

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Interconnect News for September 16, 2016

Stay up to date on the latest announcements from your favorite interconnect suppliers.   Interconnect News AirBorn Inc. announced it entered into a new global partnership agreement with Mouser Electronics. AirBorn’s complete connector offering, led by the rugged and reliable verSI brand, will be available for purchase through Mouser, along with a wide array of ultra-reliable AirBorn Read More >>

News Briefs

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 >>