Connectors and Cables

Fischer Connectors and Wearin launch Conextivity Technology Group

The Fischer family founded Conextivity Group to meet the connectivity challenge posed by the emergence of new cross-functional and scalable ecosystems, from locally interconnected devices and sensors to cloud-managed IoT platforms. The group’s R&D department, which has doubled in size over the last five years, is now strengthening its teams …

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BAE Systems honours Lane Electronics with a Silver Tier Supplier award

Lane Electronics has received a Silver Tier Award for exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success for BAE Systems, Inc.’s Electronic Systems sector. Lane Electronics was honoured at a virtual ceremony and was selected from the pool of suppliers that worked with BAE Systems in 2021. BAE Systems’ Partner …

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Lane Electronics renews its Cyber Essentials Certification to protect defence, motorsport and industrial customers

Lane Electronics, a leading franchised distributor for many of the industry’s major electrical and electronic connector manufacturers, is pleased to announce it has once again been awarded the industry standard Cyber Essentials Certification. This is a mandatory requirement for companies who supply to the UK Defence Industry and has equal …

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Electrical connectors for the new age of farming

From the monitoring drones that analyse the farmland, the sensors that monitor soil conditions, to the unmanned farming vehicles that harvest the crops, the way we farm is changing. The term Agriculture 4.0 represents the anticipated changes in farming due to the implementation of these technologies. Here Tom Borland, UK …

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Efficient device connection in healthcare and industry

The presence of liquids and demanding hygienic requirements dominate the application field of medical device technology. Product developers are faced with the task of balancing functionality, protection and design at a top level. The miniature connectors of the binder 770 NCC series are an exemplary success – which also benefits …

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SC21 Silver Performance Standard Award achieved by Intelliconnect Europe for a Fourth Year Running

Intelliconnect (Europe) the UK based specialist manufacturer of RF, waterproof and cryogenic connectors and cable harness assemblies has achieved the SC21 Silver Performance Standard Award for the fourth consecutive year. This prestigious award is granted by the SC21 Board of ADS, the trade organisation for the Aerospace, Defence, Security and …

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Inspiring the next generation of apprentices

Southampton-based cable and connector specialist PEI-Genesis recently sponsored an award at PETA’s Apprenticeship Vs Dragons’ Den Programme in a bid to inspire the next generation of technology apprentices. This event saw four students from Horndean Technology College, Hampshire, take the top prize for their carbon footprint tracker app idea. A …

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Solutions for Sealed Slimline Connectors

By David Phillips, managing director of binder UK Advances in modern microelectronics are vital to the latest generation of miniaturised devices.  Microprocessors, memory devices and batteries are smaller than ever before.  The size and capabilities of modern microprocessors are allowing miniaturised devices to deliver performance that would have required far …

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Avnet Abacus celebrates fiftieth anniversary of foundation

Avnet Abacus, one of Europe’s leading distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical, power supply, energy storage, wireless & sensor products and a regional business unit of Avnet, has announced its 50th year in business, since the setup of its forerunner company Abacus Electronics, which was founded in 1972 with headquarters at …

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Time saving and ease of use in automation components assembly

Field-wireable M12 connectors featuring cage clamp termination technology As an alternative to the widely used screw termination, the cage clamp technology enables particularly simple implementation with very little time exposure for customer cable assemblies. Vibration-proof cage clamp variants are available for binder‘s M12 connector series 713, 715 and 825. binder, …

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