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TE Connectivity ranks among Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for sixth year

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Feb. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectors and sensors, has earned for the sixth year in a row a place among Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies. The annual survey, conducted by Fortune and Korn Ferry, is given to top executives, directors and financial analysts to identify the companies that enjoyRead More

Smiths Interconnect Acquires Plastronics Sockets & Connectors

January 2023 – Smiths Interconnect, a division of Smiths Group plc, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Plastronics Sockets & Connectors, a leading supplier of burn-in test sockets and patented spring probe contacts for the semiconductor test market segment, as well as custom connectors for industrial applications. Plastronics’ technology, products, and capabilities complementRead More

Strong 2022 Sales Lead into Optimistic Start for 2023

But what does 2023 hold for connector sales? Bishop & Associates’ Ron Bishop takes a look at the technologies and markets that use connectors to give us some clues about what the year ahead will bring. The final connector industry sales results from 2022 are coming in, and preliminary sales figures for the year showRead More

Infinite Electronics Acquires Bulgin Ltd

IRVINE, Calif. (January 19, 2023) Infinite Electronics, Inc. announced today that it acquired Bulgin Ltd, a UK-based developer and manufacturer of connectors and related components for harsh-environment applications. Bulgin was previously owned by Equistone Partners Europe, a leading European mid-market private equity firm.   “By welcoming Bulgin to Infinite Electronics’ growing brand portfolio, we are betterRead More

TE Connectivity’s Survey Examines Corporate Innovation Culture

TE Connectivity’s inaugural Industrial Technology Index examines corporate innovation culture Survey reveals how executives, engineers define and prioritize innovation differently  SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Innovation is an important key to business success, but misalignment around how to achieve it or even how to define it is making it more difficult for companiesRead More

Waldom Global CEO Don Akery Joins WE Advisory Council

Women In Electronics Welcomes Don Akery To The We Advisory Council Rockford, IL (www.waldom.com) – Waldom Electronics Inc. is proud to be a supporter and sponsor of Women in Electronics, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) social impact organization dedicated to expanding the opportunities for women and diverse talent in the electronics industry and related end-user markets. OurRead More

Milestone Anniversaries for Two Connector Industry Publications

Two publications, the Bishop Report and Connector Supplier, mark decades of coverage for the interconnect industry. In November 2022, the Bishop Report released its 360th edition, marking 30 consecutive years of publication. This monthly report from Bishop & Associates, founded by Ron Bishop as a market research firm focused on the global connector industry, launchedRead More

Top 10 Great Reads From 2022

Check out the Top 10 most popular articles from our 2022 MIL/Aero coverage. Read, learn, and enjoy. Products that begin with the military tend to migrate across the electronics industry, influencing electronic design and introducing powerful strategies to other markets. Our readers enjoy learning about the products, applications, companies, and design strategies that make theRead More

Connector Industry Forecast Report

What’s on the horizon for the connector industry? Bishop & Associates offers a new five-year forecast, while recognizing that the world is in a period of deep unknowns. Between the pandemic and its continuing aftershocks on supply chains and labor, the war in Ukraine and its impact on energy and military spending, the continued build-outRead More

PEI-Genesis Acquires Testco Inc

PEI-Genesis Acquires Testco Inc., Trusted IP&E Supplier (Philadelphia, PA – November 30, 2022): PEI-Genesis has acquired California-based Testco Inc., a supplier of passive, electromechanical, and interconnect components with 40 years of customer excellence. It was announced today by Steven Fisher, President & CEO of PEI-Genesis. The purchase allows the company to better serve a broader range of customers’Read More

New Military Ground Vehicle Report Examines the Modern Tank Market

Learn about interconnects for tanks and other military ground vehicles in Bishop & Associates’ new comprehensive market research report. Although the concept dates back to the ancient world, the military battle tank as we know it has been used since World War I, when Britain introduced the Mark I tracked armored fighting vehicle to aidRead More

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