Electronics Distributors Show Their Value at EDS 2019

Last week, distributors gathered in Las Vegas for the annual EDS Summit. Here’s what we learned about the electronics industry from their perspective. Plus, results of the Bishop & Associates 2019 survey of distributors. About 80% of electronics designers and manufacturers source the components they need from electronics distributors. That makes this part of theRead More

Industry News: April 2018

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. This month’s topics include: events, awards, partnerships, promotions, personnel, facilities, distribution, associations, standards, and patents. Industry News April 2018 Event News TE Connectivity is exhibiting at SEA-AIR-SPACE 2018 in Maryland this week, where it’s promoting its portfolio of high-performance, space- and weight-savingRead More

How to Specify Aluminum Wire for Automotive Applications

Restrictive connector terminal solutions can be an issue when specifying aluminum wires for automotive applications.   In light of time-to-market issues in the automotive industry, aluminum is the best option for reducing the weight of the electrical distribution system and harnesses. Aluminum has been used in battery and power applications in premium cars for some time.Read More

Bishop & Associates’ Survey Names Heilind as Best Distributor

Every year, Bishop & Associates surveys distributors’ customers to learn which distributors provide the best service, product lines, added value, and more.  This year, Bishop & Associates’ survey names Heilind as Best Distributor. For the third time in as many years, Heilind Electronics was chosen as the best connector distributor in a Bishop & AssociatesRead More

eBook 2024 Bright Ideas