Connectors and Cables

LinkIQ combines Fluke Networks’ Cable Performance technology with Switch diagnostics for trusted cable testing

Fluke Networks has today launched the LinkIQ Cable+Network tester, which combines switch diagnostics with state-of-the-art cable measurement technology to enable installers, system integrators and network support professionals to easily troubleshoot network cabling and/or connect Power over Ethernet (PoE) devices to the network. The product provides simple pass/fail test reports using …

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Nicola Della Malva joins Powell Electronics to support customers in Italy

Powell Electronics, the supplier of connectors and more for high-rel applications including defence, aerospace and industrial, has announced the appointment of electronics connector veteran, Nicola Della Malva as country manager for Italy and South East Europe. Previously with PEI Genesis, which he set up in Italy 11 years ago, ITT …

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Smiths Interconnect receives contract from Mitsubishi Electronic to develop an integrated G-Band Satellite Based Antenna system for JAXA

Smiths Interconnect, a leading provider of technically differentiated multi-function RF systems, subsystems, antennas, RF and MW components, connectors and cable assemblies for Aerospace and Defence, announced receipt of a contract from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation to participate in the development of a G-band satellite for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). …

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Heilind Electronics partners with ITT Cannon

Heilind Electronics, a premier global distributor of electronic components, has further expanded its portfolio with the addition of products from ITT Cannon – a global market leader in the design and manufacture of harsh environment connector solutions. The distribution agreement positions Heilind as a global partner for ITT Cannon, authorising …

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Cable management grows in significance across different markets

The global requirement for high quality, easy to use and cost-effective cable management continues to increase as the importance of the infrastructure cabling can be a major contributing factor to the efficiency and success of the systems supported. Panduit is a global leader in the design and development of targeted …

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Nicomatic appoints David Carman as Business Manager to drive global interconnect sales in aerospace and defence

Nicomatic, a leading manufacturer of high performance interconnect systems, announces the appointment of David Carman as Business Manager.  Carman takes on global responsibility for Nicomatic’s outside of box interconnect products for hi-rel applications in the aerospace and defence markets, including driving sales of the company’s new EN4165 Optimus connector portfolio …

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Benefits of blind mate connectors

Electrical connectors must often be mated in situations where they are hard to see or difficult to reach. Combined with the fact that they are challenging to use in harsh environment applications, installation and maintenance times are longer, leading to increased costs. Here Shaun Findley, European Director of Product and …

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TE Connectivity’s patent prowess earns Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovator ranking

TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectors and sensors, has been named a Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovator 2021, showcasing its long-standing dedication to creating a culture that fosters creativity and ingenuity. The 10th edition of the annual report from Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights …

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Smiths Interconnect flies high on F-35 aircraft

All military programmes are valuable contracts to secure as they are typically long-term commitments that will generate stable future revenue for the businesses. The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II (previously known as Joint Strike Fighter/JSF) programme falls into this category, dating back to the late 1990s when the need for …

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TE Connectivity named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for seventh year

As a sign of its longstanding commitment to ethical business practices, TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectors and sensors, has been named as one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere. TE has been recognised for seven years in a row and is one of only two 2021 honourees …

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