Updated: December 27th, 2019

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AMETEK Electronic Components and Packaging (ECP) launched a new global website that provides a single, easy-to-use web portal for AMETEK ECP’s three principal businesses: ECP-Packaging, which develops high-reliability electrical packaging solutions for harsh environments; ECP-Components and Wire, which provides custom-engineered solder and braze preforms, micro stampings, and cover assemblies as well as precision fine bond wire and integrated subassemblies for semiconductor packaging; and ECP-Defense Navy, which makes innovative custom electrical and optical connectors, cable assemblies, pressure hull penetrators, and fiber-optic feedthroughs for a wide range of extreme environments.

TE Connectivity’s CLOUDSPLITTER connector system won a 2014 Italia Technology Innovation Award in the category of Electromechanic and Connectors. The Innovation Technology Awards are organized by Selezione di Elettronica, a notable Italian electronic magazine. The CLOUDSPLITTER connector system is a single-cable solution that delivers high-speed networking performance and provides exceptional Ethernet and power technology. The Italia Technology Innovation Award recognizes innovative electronic and microelectronic devices selected by the editorial staff on the basis of innovative design, architecture, price, and performance. Magazine readers and website visitors voted for their preferred product in each category. An expert panel then selected the final winners.