Headliners Articles

As TTI’s New COO, Mike Morton Emphasizes Specialization

We talked to Morton about his experience with TTI, which encompasses the most exciting years for the company and the electronics industry. When Mike Morton joined TTI in 1978, the electronics industry was just beginning its meteoric rise. Known as Tex-Tronics when it was founded in 1971, the Texas-based distributor of interconnect, passive, and electromechanicalRead More

New Product News Roundup: January 2018 Part II

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products  Interconnects, etc. Hirose added a new 0.25mm-pitch FPC connector to its space-saving FH58M Series. Designed to deliver high retention forces, exceptional reliability, and high signal integrity in consumer, medical, point-of-sale, wearable, and other portable electronics subject to shock and vibration, the series features a backflipRead More

ODU Wins 2018 German Design Award

The ODU-MAC® ZERO modular hybrid connector sets a new standard for form and function. ODU has been awarded the prestigious 2018 German Design Award for its ODU-MAC® ZERO connector. The prize, awarded by the German Design Council, an international foundation dedicated to promoting design and brand development, honors products and projects across industries that demonstrateRead More

Seven Levels of Interconnection (LOI) in Connector Packaging

When we integrate electronics into building and architecture environments, the number of connection points is no longer limited to the confines of a product package. By William Garver, APEX Electrical Connector Consultants LLC There are various Levels of Interconnection (LOI) in the electrical connector packaging field. At every interconnection point, at every level, there isRead More

Top Ways to Find Your Product on Samtec.com

Samtec.com’s Search Options Give Fast Access to the Products You Need Sponsored by Sager Electronics By Cody Wheeler Samtec’s Easy Search Tools Find Ideal Products Fast The Samtec website is designed with versatility in mind. Researching your products is fast and easy, no matter how you prefer to approach the search process. We’ve built a varietyRead More

Industry News: October 2017

Do you have your finger on the pulse? We do! Here’s the last few weeks of industry news in a nutshell, with links to full press releases for further information.  Industry News – October 2017 Event News  Nicomatic is hosting a free engineering workshop that will help attendees design better medical devices by providing solutionsRead More

The Show’s Afoot – DSEI 2017

DSEI 2017 in London Offers a Preview of Defense and Security It will be hard to find a safer place on the planet than London’s ExCeL convention center next week. That’s when Defense and Security Equipment International (DSEI), a global gathering of more than 34,000 defense industry professionals from more than 100 countries, takes overRead More

One Waterproof Connector Does Not Fit All

A host of variables define a waterproof connector. Here’s how one company helps its customers get exactly what they need. Roy Phillips, Managing Director, Intelliconnect When a customer asks a supplier for a waterproof connector, their exact requirements are often unclear. In fact, many customers find the specific factors involved in waterproofing tech a mystery.Read More

Connector Industry Loses Giant: Dave Brearley, 1943-2017

Dave Brearley, a valued contributor to Connector Supplier and the Medical Market Director for Bishop & Associates Inc., passed away on June 9, 2017. Dave spent more than 30 years in the connector industry, working with multiple suppliers and influencing countless colleagues along the way. He began his connector career with Berg Electronics, a divisionRead More

One-on-One with Robin Gray of ECIA

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) has long been at the forefront of educating buyers and helping them get the genuine components they need. ConnectorSupplier.com’s managing editor Chris Warner recently had the opportunity to talk with Robin Gray, COO and general counsel of ECIA, to discuss the challenges presented by counterfeiting in the electronics industry.Read More

IPC Welcomes New Senior Director of Learning and Professional Development

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the addition of Dave Hernandez, senior director of learning and professional development, to its staff at IPC headquarters in Bannockburn (Chicago), Illinois.  Hernandez joins IPC with 18 years of experience in education. He specializes in educational technology, competency and certification modeling, and strategic planning. For the last eight years,Read More

Mouser Electronics Names Mark Burr-Lonnon Senior VP of Global Service and EMEA, APAC Business

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a new product introduction leader that empowers innovation, announced the promotion of Mark Burr-Lonnon to Senior Vice President of GlobalService and EMEA and APAC Business. Since moving to Mouser in 2008 from its parent company, TTI, Burr-Lonnon has led Mouser’s global management team, and is largely responsible for planning, directing, and coordinatingRead More

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