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December 2019 Connector Industry News

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. December 2019 Connector Industry News December 2019 Connector Industry News > Event News  Hirose’s FX26 Series and BM46 Series connectors have both been selected as Innovation Award Honorees for Read More >>

Medical Devices and Instruments Put the Squeeze on Connectors

Rapidly evolving medical technologies are increasing demand for small, lightweight, high-density connectors that can handle high signal speeds, endure frequent mating cycles and sterilization, and play well with sensors. Connectors for electronics in medical devices, equipment, and instruments cover a very broad range of uses. They, and their accompanying cables, are also likely to be Read More >>

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High-Tech Medical Connectivity Products Create Smart Solutions

Robots, Big Data, and other high-tech medical technologies will help lower error rates and set new quality standards as the next generation of medical devices integrates smaller, modular electronics into highly connected medical environments. The medical technology sector is a booming industry marked by rapid change. Miniature dosing devices, surgical robots, and medical interventions controlled Read More >>

2019 Medical Connectivity eBook

New Medical Connectivity eBook

New connectivity components and design strategies are rising to the challenges presented by medical market trends, regulatory requirements, and rigorous environments to enable the next generation of highly connected and capable medical technologies. Learn more in our new Medical Connectivity eBook, featuring technical articles and product solutions from 25 leading medical connectivity suppliers.  Change is Read More >>

data centers

Five Connector Considerations for Data Center Servers

We rely on data centers to bring connectivity to the world in an efficient, economical, and sustainable manner. The connectors designed into these increasingly important connectivity hubs make a surprisingly big impact on their operating costs and performance. Today’s “big data” landscape is pushing many services to the cloud and tasking data centers with handling Read More >>

Six Specification Considerations for Medical Connectivity Components

As medical equipment continues to scale down in size and up in connectivity and capabilities, new materials, device designs, and industry standards combine to create innovative medical connectivity components that satisfy rigorous form, fit, safety, and performance requirements. By John Koon and Connector Supplier medical connectivity components As medical equipment continues to scale down in Read More >>

Common Misperceptions of Custom Connectors

There are many misperceptions regarding custom connectors: They are too risky, too expensive, and take too long to develop. But new processes are addressing these concerns. Device development is undergoing a transformation. Pressure to reduce costs, reduce size, and make devices that can leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G is driving a lot Read More >>

The Top 10 2018 Connector Companies: A Starting Point for Supply Chain Partnerships

Design engineers and purchasing personnel want to use the best connector companies for their design and purchasing requirements but, identifying the best connector companies is not an easy task. These insights from Bishop & Associates’ new “World’s Top 100 Electronic Connector Manufacturers” report are an excellent starting point for evaluating potential supply chain partners. Design Read More >>

How to Select a Contract Manufacturer

Contract manufacturers’ quotes and quality audit results don’t tell the whole story. Here’s what you need to evaluate to make a good decision. Hiring a contract manufacturer is similar to hiring a new employee: In both instances, candidates are evaluated based on skills and experience. However, evaluating a contract manufacturer made up of hundreds of Read More >>

Top 10 European Connector Suppliers for Quality and Price

2019 Top 10 European Connector Suppliers for Quality and Price

The results are in for the 2019 Bishop & Associates European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry. We reveal the top 10 European connector suppliers for product quality and price competitiveness. Bishop & Associates has completed its biennial European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry, which evaluated 30 connector manufacturers. A total of Read More >>