Connectors and Cables

Phoenix Contact team at the WAVE Trophy: eYoungsters take second place

Trainees Jana Schwarze and Alexandra Kerps, who are both 21 and have just started their careers at Phoenix Contact, took second place in the WAVE Trophy, the largest e-mobility rally in the world. During the WAVE Trophy, the two aspiring industry sales representatives covered 3241 kilometers in their eGolf nicknamed …

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Foremost Electronics appointed UK distributor for Neutrik Industrial Connectors

Foremost Electronics, the Essex based specialist distributor of electromechanical components and sub-assemblies, is pleased to announce that they have been appointed UK Distributor for circular connector specialist Neutrik Industrial Connectors. Announcing the availability of two significant new cable and chassis connector series at the same time Alan Vincent, Sales Director …

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Convert secures order from FFEI to supply cable assemblies for 200 cancer diagnosing slide scanners

Convert has secured an order to supply cable assemblies for two hundred slide scanners used to examine samples to help diagnose cancer. The Kent-based electrical engineering company manufacturer the cable assemblies for FFEI – an award winning manufacturer of digital inkjet and life science technology – which builds the scanners …

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Phoenix Contact is an official member of the BACnet International association

In building automation networks, the open and neutral BACnet (Building Automation and Control Networks) communication protocol creates the option for exchange among the sensors, actuators, and management systems of different manufacturers. The BACnet International industry association supports the successful, global application of the BACnet protocol. Phoenix Contact is now an …

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HARTING commissions new European Distribution Centre

A day of celebrations marked the HARTING Technology Group‘s official opening of its state-of-the-art European Distribution Centre (EDC) in Espelkamp. Up to 20,000 order items will be processed every day, with goods dispatched to customers on the day of order. Costing an estimated €45 million, the European logistics centre is …

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RS Components wins major distribution award from Omron

RS Components (RS) has garnered the ‘Best High Service Distributor’ from Omron Electronic Components Europe, a subsidiary of Omron Corporation, recognised worldwide as a leader of high quality, high technology electrical and electronic control equipment and component products, including the very latest in sensor technology. Omron’s portfolio available from RS …

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Phoenix Contact drives Industry 4.0 with CC-Link IE network switches and plans TSN support

As businesses are embarking on their journeys to build the Factory of the Future, Phoenix Contact is committed in helping its customers with reliable and futureproof components, systems and solutions to create interconnected businesses. Ensuring CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) conformance for their CC-Link IE compatible network devices and understanding the …

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Mouser Electronics signs global agreement with Formerica

Mouser Electronics has announced a global distribution agreement with Formerica Optoelectronics, a pioneer and leading provider of optical interconnect solutions. Using innovative technologies that offer higher energy efficiency, greater reliability, and superior performance, the Formerica portfolio consists of a broad range of optical transceivers, active optical cables (AOC)/fanouts, optical bypass modules …

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HARTING’s ix Industrial connector wins the German Innovation Award

The HARTING Technology Group have received the coveted German Innovation Award 2019 for their ix Industrial range. The pioneering connector impressed the German Design Council and won the award for “Excellence in Business to Business”. The German Innovation Award acknowledges products and solutions that clearly set themselves apart from conventional …

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Smart factories just got a whole lot smarter, and it’s about time…

As Industry 4.0 drives the adoption of cutting-edge machines, robots and sensors in manufacturing, network technologies that facilitate their communications to create an interconnected smart factory become even more crucial. Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) offers a key tool to futureproof industrial Ethernet for the Factories of the Future. John Browett, general manager …

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