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Connectors for Military Applications Speed Navy Communications

Updating shipboard communication systems with fiber optics and high-speed technologies requires a bevy of high-performance, specialized connectors for military applications. Advanced communications technologies are a critical focus for naval system developers. As new equipment takes to the seas, connector makers are being asked to provide high-speed components that are simple and easy to use and meet Read More >>

TE HD and card edge power connector

New Product News: December 2018

New Product News: December 2018. Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products. Interconnects, etc. TE Connectivity introduced its new high-density plus (HD+) card edge power connectors, which deliver the highest current density of any card edge power connector currently available on the market (15A/2.54mm), support power supplies up to 3kW, and provide Read More >>

Molex CEO Joe Nelligan

Meet Joe Nelligan, Molex’s New CEO

This fall, Martin P. Slark, the company’s longtime CEO, passed the torch to Joe Nelligan. We talked to Joe about his long career with Molex and found out what he has in mind for the future. College interns may dream about becoming the company’s CEO someday, but for most of them, it’s just a dream. Read More >>

Record Crowds and Future Tech Dominate electronica 2018  

Connector companies are growing to meet unprecedented demand for electronics across markets and around the world. electronica 2018 The population of Germany expanded by 80,000 people the week of November 12, as electronics industry professionals from around the world gathered in Munich for electronica 2018. This record crowd — a 10% increase in attendance over Read More >>

Connector Industry News: November 2018

Summary coverage of connector industry news including electronica 2018 and other upcoming events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distributor, standards, associations, and certification news. electronica 2018   electronica 2018 is taking place in Munich today through Friday, November 13–16. The world-renowned, biennial event will feature more than 3,500 exhibitors from more Read More >>

Automated Vehicles Drive Change in Warehouse Work

Efforts to improve automotive safety are trickling down to the smallest vehicles, including those that never hit the roads. Automated Vehicles The quest to develop safer cars is also influencing the design of smaller vehicles, benefitting manufacturing companies, warehouses, and the people who work in them. A new generation of autonomous guided vehicles (AGVs), also Read More >>

New Product News: November 2018

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products, including interconnects, cable assemblies, development kits, tools, and materials. Interconnects, etc. Molex launched the new stAK50h Connection System — the industry’s first through-hole, single- or multi-bay, USCAR-2 compliant hybrid connector system in standard automotive footprints based on 0.5mm, 1.2mm, and 2.8mm terminal sizes. The system Read More >>

2018 Top 10 Connector Suppliers for Overall Website Usability

In this fifth and final article, Connector Supplier reveals the top 10 connector manufacturers ranked for customer satisfaction in overall website usability. Bishop & Associates recently completed its biennial US customer survey, in which a total of 395 customers evaluated 42 connector manufacturers on a range of important issues. They answered 17 questions relating to quality, Read More >>

Fischer Connectors’ Fischer Core Series Disposable push-pull circular connectors

Disposable and Low-Cost Medical Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights disposable and low-cost medical connectors from leading suppliers. Fischer Connectors’ Fischer Core Series Disposable push-pull circular connectors for disposable medical applications ranging from catheters to surgical hand tools offer modular, cost-effective solutions that don’t compromise on quality. They deliver faultless high-reliability performance, are compliant with ISO 13485, are available in Read More >>

Mergers and Acquisitions in the Connector Industry

The electronics industry must respond to constant shifts in technology, product development, and market growth. Some companies nurture that capability in-house, while others gain expertise through strategic acquisitions. Here’s a brief history of that strategy as enacted by and upon connector companies. Since 1985, Bishop & Associates has recorded 589 mergers and acquisitions in the Read More >>

JAE’s DX07 Series USB Type-C connectors

USB Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights USB connector products from leading suppliers. JAE’s DX07 Series USB Type-C connectors feature a user-friendly reversible interface, high mechanical strength, a durable locking mechanism, and superior electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) characteristics, are rated for 10,000 mating cycles, and are compatible with USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gb/s SuperSpeed communication and power delivery Read More >>