Connectors and Cables

Mouser Electronics named Distributor of the Year by Amphenol Industrial

Mouser Electronics has been recognised with the prestigious Amphenol Industrial 2018 Industrial Distributor of the Year award. The trophy was presented to Mouser Electronics executives at the recent EDS Leadership Summit in Las Vegas. The Industrial Distributor of the Year award recognises Mouser’s increases in point of purchase, point of sale (POS), …

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Bulgin sponsors MATE International ROV competition

Rugged connector and component manufacturer Bulgin has announced its involvement in the 18th annual MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) International ROV competition taking place this month. Bulgin will be sponsoring the finals, which will be held from June 20-22, at the Kingsport Aquatic Center and MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center …

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Molex encouraged by eSync alliance membership growth

Molex, a member of the board of the eSync alliance, is pleased to announce the accelerating growth in membership.  The alliance is in an industry-wide initiative developing and promoting the technology needed for automotive Over-the-Air (OTA) and in-vehicle networks, which reduce the cost of software and firmware updates and recalls, and improve data …

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Heilind Electronics earns Americas Distributor of the Year award

Molex recently honoured Heilind Electronics with 2018 Americas Distributor of the Year The annual award programme recognises outstanding performance demonstrating sales achievements coupled with operational and management excellence in furthering Molex marketing efforts. “We are proud to recognise Heilind for their innovative sales initiatives and exceptional growth across Molex technology markets,” states Fred …

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Is your network holding you back from creating a Smart Factory?

Increasingly advanced automation using robotics, AGVs, smart machines and integrated logistics means that having a Smart Factory is becoming a necessity to remain competitive. However, none of this can happen without an effective means of carrying the data and control signals required to create an autonomous, interconnected, responsive and flexible …

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HARTING partners with Rinspeed on e-mobility solutions

The HARTING Technology group has formed a successful partnership with Swiss automotive company Rinspeed to develop a number of e-mobility solutions including an expanded e-mobility infrastructure for the automated fast charging of electric vehicles. At the Geneva International Motor Show in March, Rinspeed presented the microSNAP, the latest vehicle study …

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Mouser Electronics signs global distribution agreement with ODU

Mouser Electronics has announced a global distribution agreement with ODU, a leading international supplier of connection systems. The ODU product line, now available from Mouser Electronics, includes the ODU MINI-SNAP, ODU MEDI-SNAP, and ODU MINI-MED connector series. “ODU produces the high-quality connectors that design engineers demand,” said Jeff Newell, Senior Vice President …

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ACI questions cable fitness for purpose

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) believes manufacturers hold the key to helping specifiers make better cable choices. A rise in the number of cable failure reports has prompted the ACI to make the announcement; instances reported relate to where cable is compliant with relevant standards yet not fit for the intended purpose and installation environment. ACI is advising specifiers that before making important cable specification choices it would be wise …

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New FNT 16 neutral disconnect terminal for 2.5 – 25 mm²

CONTA-CLIP expands its range of single-level push-in installation terminals, adding the FNT 16 neutral disconnect terminal for wire cross sections between 2.5 mm² and 25 mm² (up to 16 mm² with wire-end ferrules). The push-in connection system allows for safe connection of wires without tools. When a solid wire or …

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Intelliconnect achieves SC21 silver performance standard award status

Intelliconnect has been awarded silver performance standard to the SC21, Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industry, Supply Chain Programme. Roy Phillips, managing director of Intelliconnect, commented: “This is a significant achievement which is nationally recognised and I must congratulate our entire team for their efforts in obtaining this important recognition …

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