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  • EV Charging Product Roundup  

    This week’s Product Roundup highlights EV charging interconnects from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. EV charging interconnects TE Connectivity leverages its deep expertise and cutting-edge technology to present a comprehensive range of electric vehicle charging products. TE’s EV charging products, supplied by Avnet effectively address the challenges faced by engineers and cater to the diverseRead More

  • M-Type Connectors Product Roundup   

    This week’s Product Roundup highlights M-type connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers.    Smiths Interconnect M12 connectors provide a complete solution to safely and reliably ensure efficient communication in industrial environments while decreasing downtime. The  compact and robust design incorporates Smiths’ Hypertac hyperboloid contacts for performance, ease of use, and reliability. In real-world industrial operatingRead More

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Prototyping Tools Product Roundup 

This week’s Product Roundup highlights prototyping tools from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers.   Prototyping Tools Amphenol Pcd’s Rapid Part Development (RPD) rapidly designs and deploys production-ready parts using 3D printing technology. RPD expedites part development by 86% at 1/10th the cost of standard part development cycles, providing production ready parts in 4-6 weeks.​​​​​​​ RPDRead More

March 2024 Connector Industry News

Upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. March 2024 Connector Industry News March 2024 Connector Industry News > Award News Indium Corporation has earned the prestigious Supplier Award in China from Jabil Wuxi, a provider of comprehensive engineering, manufacturing,Read More

March 2024 New Connectivity Products 

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. March 2024 New Connectivity Products  March 2024 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Hirose  Electric’s back flip FPC/FFC connector lineup now includes the TF07V Series. This 0.5 mm pitch version with dual contact functionality simplifies flex routing. The space-saving TF07V has a height of only 2.1Read More

2024 Sensors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights sensors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Sensors PEI-Genesis supplies Trafag’s complete line of temperature monitoring products including transmitters, switches, and gauges. From high accuracy lab grade measurement to OEM volume requirements, all the bases are covered. Trafag temperature transmitters are used for electronically measuring and evaluating temperature and areRead More

Sealed Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights sealed connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Sealed connectors Amphenol LTW Ceres Series connectors are environmentally sealed, IP66 ~ IP68 rated waterproof, rugged, and cost-effective circular connectors, available in plastic and metal shell. Our Ceres connectors provide a comprehensive size range and variety of mating styles such as screw,Read More

Fiber Optic Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights fiber optic interconnects from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers.   Fiber Optic Interconnects The FO-BD7D optical pluggable outdoor connector from JAE can be assembled onsite. The optical module is embedded in the FO-BD7D plug to address common thermal issues. This also allows field technicians to mate and assemble the opticalRead More

Feb 2024 Connector Industry News

Feb 2024 Connector Industry News Feb 2024 Connector Industry News > Event News Bel Fuse Inc. marks its 75th anniversary in 2024. Located in New Jersey, Bel has evolved from a fuse business servicing the auto aftermarket to a global supplier of connectors, power supplies, magnetics, and circuit protection products serving cutting-edge industries such asRead More

Circular Medical Interconnects Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights circular medical connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Circular Medical connectors PEI Genesis supplies LEMO S Series circular connectors, the original push-pull connectors. The S Series circular connector offers high performance and rugged design, and is ideal for use in medical applications, audio/video, the machine industry, research instrumentation andRead More

Feb 2024 New Connectivity Products

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. Feb 2024 New Connectivity Products  Feb 2024 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. KYOCERA AVX released the 9159-7X0 Series double-ended linear card-edge connectors with spring contacts. This addition is the first in the portfolio to feature the company’s robust beryllium copper spring contact system to deliver highRead More

2023 Connector Industry Acquisitions

Suppliers reached deeper into connected systems and adjacent technologies to expand capabilities with strategic acquisitions in 2023. Our annual acquisitions roundup tracks growth and changes at connector companies. The interconnect industry continues to become more interconnected as suppliers expand services, capabilities, products, and supply chains with strategic acquisitions. Several significant changes occurred in 2023 asRead More

Board-to-Board Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights board-to-board connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Board-to-board connectors Smiths Interconnect’s CMD connector is a versatile, high-density, four-contact row connector solution for board-to-board and wire-to-board with built in coding and keying as well as ESA qualification. With a 0.6 mm contact diameter, CMD connectors are available from 42 to 316Read More

Sabrina Brossard: A New Generation of Industry Leadership

Many connector companies get their start as family businesses. It’s more unusual for a company to remain in the hands of the founding family after decades of business. Meet Sabrina Brossard, the third generation of the Fischer founding family to lead the group. In June 2023, Sabrina Brossard became president of the board of directorsRead More

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