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2019 Top 10 Connector Manufacturers

The 2019 top 10 connector manufacturers collectively achieved $38.7 billion in annual sales in 2019, which accounted for 60.2% of global connector demand and is up from 2018’s market share of 59.5%. Every year, Bishop & Associates takes a comprehensive look at the connector industry in all of its complexity, evaluating the activities of 750Read More

April 2020 Connector Industry News

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. April 2020 Connector Industry News April 2020 Connector Industry News > Event News  Phoenix Contact’s Dialog Days Virtual Conference: Creative Solutions for a Smart World, which was launched inRead More

April 2020 New Connectivity Products

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable assemblies, materials, accessories, tools, development kits, and connector-adjacent technologies, such as sensors and antennas. April 2020 New Connectivity Products April 2020 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Hirose’s new ZE064W Series waterproof wire-to-wire connectors are designed for use in demanding automotive and off-highwayRead More

2020 Harsh-Environment Connectivity eBook

Our new 2020 Harsh-Environment Connectivity eBook features 16 technical, tutorial articles by leading interconnect authorities that address new challenges for electronics exposed to extreme environments, new connectivity technologies developed to surmount them, and best practices for connector specification and design-in. It also features a collection of 60 ruggedized connector products from 38 suppliers with provenRead More

March 24, 2020 New Connectivity Products

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable assemblies, materials, accessories, tools, development kits, and connector-adjacent technologies, such as sensors and antennas. Supplier names are generally linked to product announcements and product names are generally linked to product pages or datasheets. March 24, 2020 New Connectivity Products March 24, 2020 NewRead More

Filtered Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights filtered connectors from leading suppliers. Filtered connectors provide benefits including improved electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), immunity to electromagnetic interference (EMI) and pulses (EMP), and easy system upgrades and, by virtue of their hybrid construction, PCB space savings, applied cost savings, and increased system reliability. The following filtered connectors primarily address theRead More

Rail Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights connectors engineered to withstand the various hazards of railway industry applications. Many of the rail connectors collected here are also well suited for use in harsh-environment industrial applications. Connectors for Rail Applications (Rail Connectors) PEI-Genesis stocks ITT Veam’s extensive CIR Series electrical, optical, and pneumatic multipin connectors with coaxial, fiberRead More

Hybrid Connector Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights hybrid connector products from leading suppliers. Hybrid Connector Products Positronic EC Series Eclipse hybrid power and signal connectors combine precision-machined low-resistance, gold-plated copper alloy power contacts with cost-effective formed signal contact clusters to deliver a high price-performance ratio, high linear current density, and robust performance ideal for use in powerRead More

March 10, 2020 Connector Industry News

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry.

DesignCon 2020 Dazzles With New High-Speed Products

The DesignCon conference and expo celebrated its 25th anniversary with an array of impressive high-speed developments. DesignCon 2020 celebrated its 25th anniversary with an impressive program of keynote speakers, tutorials, technical sessions, and product showcases. Over 100 presentations and panel discussions spanning 14 conference tracks focused on advances in leading-edge high-speed chip, board, and systemRead More

High-Speed Fiber Cable Assemblies for the 5G Era

Active optical cables are key components in the high-speed systems needed to handle the exponential increase in data traffic that will come with 5G. Connector companies are helping data centers upgrade with these smart solutions. According to the figure being passed around at DesignCon 2020, only 15% of the 5G infrastructure has been installed soRead More

Strategic Acquisitions Continued in the Connector Industry in 2019

Connector-adjacent technologies were the key focus of many 2019 acquisitions as companies expanded to a whole-ecosystem approach. Once again, Amphenol led the industry in acquisitions, completing more acquisitions than any other company in the connector, cable, or cable assembly field in 2019. Amphenol has acquired more than 60 companies in the last decade. In fact,Read More

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