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Juice Mission: Rosenberger Connectors on the Way into Space

On the long journey of the Juice spacecraft to Jupiter, more than 100 Rosenberger connectors of SMP, SMA, and RPC-2.92 series are also on board. The Juice spacecraft – Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (Juice) – of the European Space Agency ESA consists of various components such as thrusters, communication units, power supply, and scientific measuringRead More

Moore’s Law Exponentially Changed the Course of Electronic Design

Connector Supplier marks the passing of one of the electronics industry’s great innovators. Gordon Moore’s foundational theory drove exponential advancements in semiconductor and circuit design, and charted the course for the miniaturization of connectors and other electronic components. Three years before Gordon Moore co-founded Intel Corporation in 1968, he plotted out a prediction for theRead More

Digi-Key Celebrates 50 Years of Fueling Innovation Around the World 

Digi-Key Electronics is celebrating the company’s 50th year in business. To honor the milestone, Thief River Falls Mayor Brian Holmer has proclaimed April 3, 2023, “Digi-Key Day in the city of Thief River Falls.” Digi-Key team members are being recognized and commemoratnig the milestone during a week-long celebration of appreciation, and during company events throughout theRead More

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies Receives Award from Airbus

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies has received the electrical standard parts Supplier of the Year Award by Airbus. Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CarlisleIT) received the Supplier of the Year award at the 2023 Airbus electrical standard parts annual supplier event held in Toulouse, France. CarlisleIT received recognition jointly from Airbus for its robust commercial performance, high level of collaboration,Read More

Ethisphere names TE Connectivity as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2023

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, March 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectors and sensors, has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2023 World’s Most Ethical Companies. TE has been recognized by Ethisphere for nine years inRead More

Cultivating Gender Diversity in the Electronics Industry

For Women’s History Month, Connector Supplier spoke with Heather Fulara, senior director of interconnect and electromechanical for Digi-Key Electronics and longtime member of Women in Electronics (WE), about her experience as an electronics industry professional. Women in Electronics attracts professionals from suppliers, distributors, and other electronics industry organizations. Heather Fulara has been in the electronicsRead More

Allied Electronics & Automation Rebrands as RS 

Fort Worth, Texas, February 6, 2023 - Allied Electronics & Automation, the main trading brand of RS Group plc in the Americas (LSE: RS1), a global omni-channel provider of industrial product and service solutions, has rebranded as RS. This rebranding will elicit new opportunities to help industrial customers overcome challenges and further enhance the company’s user-friendly, technology-enabledRead More

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

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

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