Inside Connection: Molex Incorporated
North American Headquarters Location: Lisle, IL, USA
About the Company
Molex is a leading one-source supplier of interconnect products. Its team of highly skilled experts is focused on the design, development, and distribution of innovative product solutions that touch virtually every walk of life. Its portfolio is among the world’s most extensive, with more than 100,000 reliable products, including everything from electronic, electrical, and fiber optic interconnects to switches and application tooling. Established in 1938, the company operates 41 manufacturing locations in 15 countries.
At a Glance:
Molex offers a wide variety of interconnect products with a portfolio that includes everything from electrical and fiber optic interconnects to switches and application tooling. Molex serves customers in a variety of industries, including the telecom, datacom, computer/peripherals, automotive, premise wiring, industrial, consumer, medical, and military markets.
Molex delivers complete interconnect solutions for a number of markets including data communications, telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, medical, military, and lighting.
Molex has been in business since 1938, and is known for its strong focus on continual innovation and growth to meet market requirements. The company evolved from a regional to global organizational structure to better meet the demands of customers worldwide. Connector.com, Molex’s blog site, is becoming an online meeting place for experts in the connector industry. Molex has consistently been in the top 10 of the “US Customer Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry” by Bishop & Associates since its inception 20 years ago.
Awards and Honors
Molex leverages extensive worldwide resources to meet customer needs on a local, regional, and global level. Molex offers well-established sales, product development, manufacturing, and logistics resources in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Its engineering, development, and manufacturing capabilities are organized into three product divisions, all serviced by the Molex Global Sales and Marketing Division.
Social Media Highlights
Molex leverages social media as part of its marketing mix to reach and engage with its customers, prospects, partners, and employees. Our social media program includes the Molex YouTube channel, Connector.com blog, Twitter feed, Facebook, YouKu channel, and more. The company ensures its social media program is deeply integrated into the marketing mix. By creating content that is leveraged through many channels, it is able to ensure a consistent message on a global scale. For example, Connector.com acts as a social media hub for important industry content; the site brings together videos on Molex’s YouTube channel, Twitter feeds, industry-relevant content, and more. “Our seasoned team of industry experts shares insight on a variety of topics for many industries including automotive, industrial, medical, military, and more.”