Industry News

Back to the Future: electronica 2022 in Review

Europe’s preeminent electronic components trade show made a great return after a long pandemic hiatus with exhibits aimed at e-mobility, energy, and future high-speed applications. After four long years, electronica 2022 reconvened to show off a host of new components aimed at an interconnected and sustainable future. Energy solutions, e-mobility, and automation took the focusRead More

Right to Repair Electronics Legislation Update

You own it. Can you fix it? Not yet. But depending on where you live, electronics repair businesses and hobbyists stand to gain new rights. In many parts of the world, it’s illegal or intentionally difficult to fix your own electronics. That is about to change in some key markets, where independent repair businesses andRead More

August 2022 Connector Industry News I

Upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. August 2022 Connector Industry News I > Event News ODU honors its 80 years in operation with celebrations and an investment of almost 60 million euro in the company headquarters, including aRead More

June 2022 Connector Industry News

Upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. June 2022 Connector Industry News June 2022 Connector Industry News  > Award News HARTING announced that Rainer Zietlow, after completing the longest journey by an electric vehicle in a single country (57,000Read More

EDS Showcases Versatility, Creativity Under Pressure

The annual distributors’ gathering was back on after a virtual year. Companies reported a great year despite pandemic and supply chain disruptions. After two years of digital presentations in 2020 and 2021, the Electronics Distributors Show (EDS) resumed its annual Las Vegas rituals this year. Meeting in person from May 9-13, 2022, more than 400Read More

May 2022 Connector Industry News I

Upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. May 2022 Connector Industry News I May 2022 Connector Industry News I > Event News The theme of ECIA’s 2022 Executive Conference, Bucking Normal: The Resilient Thrive Through Disruption, reflects the growingRead More

April 2022 Connector Industry News

Upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. April 2022 Connector Industry News April 2022 Connector Industry News > Event News The HARTING-supported Volkswagen ID.4 will be part of the “Driving Toward Tomorrow” multimedia exhibition series at the Peterson AutomotiveRead More

2021 Connector Industry Acquisitions

An emphasis on mil/aero, RF and microwave, and materials and processing capabilities drove significant moves in 2021, as connector companies brought new expertise into their organizations through strategic acquisitions.  In 2021, the connector industry continued to experience shifts in ownership and expertise as companies moved to bring new capabilities in-house with acquisitions. Although the daysRead More

February 2022 Connector Industry News

Upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. February 2022 Connector Industry News February 2022 Connector Industry News > Event News Sager Electronics celebrates 135 years in business. The company has evolved from a Boston storefront selling speaking tubes andRead More

January 2022 Connector Industry News

Awards, partnerships and acquisitions, and helpful technical resources highlight this month’s news from across the connector industry. January 2022 Connector Industry News January 2022 Connector Industry News > Award News Hirose’s BM50 Series has been selected as an Innovation Award Honoree for CES 2022, the Consumer Electronics Show held annually in Las Vegas. The CESRead More

How Did the Connector Industry Perform in 2021?

Ron Bishop of Bishop & Associates shares connector sales numbers and insights into the factors that led to an extraordinary year. Bishop & Associates has closely monitored the connector industry since 1985. Led by founder Ron Bishop, the market research firm has tracked and reported on the expansion of interconnect products, the emergence of transformativeRead More

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