Connectors and Cables

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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High-performance connectors in the Formula Student race

Three student teams from Swiss universities are competing with electric race cars they design, build and manufacture themselves. Stäubli’s ultra-reliable high-performance and flexibly configurable connectors are along for the ride. Even before the big FIA Formula E championship race was established, Formula Student was putting its own electric race cars …

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Critical role of TSN illustrated to European industry leaders at ARC Industry Forum Europe 2019

ARC Industry Forum Europe 2019’s corporate sponsor, the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA), hosted a key forum discussion among European industry leaders on how to drive the digital transformation of businesses with high-performance industrial communication networks and Time Sensitive Networking (TSN). During the event, which took place in Sitges, Spain, the …

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HUBER+SUHNER to address challenges limiting the development of the offshore industry at OGA 2019

Speaking at Oil and Gas Asia (OGA) 2019, the HUBER+SUHNER head of business unit Offshore/Energy Frank Thorn will address the urgent changes that need to be made in the offshore cable industry to allow for future progress. The demand for oil and gas has grown consistently over the last few decades, despite developments in …

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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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