Connectors and Cables

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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Getting to grips with connectors for food processing

Digitalisation over the past decade has meant food and beverage manufacturing and processing has become a highly automated business. The need for fast and reliable electrical connections to prevent machine downtime and disruption on the supply chain is crucial to growing this £121 billion industry. Here Dawn Robinson, European product …

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What makes a space-worthy connector?

With amazing self-landing rocket boosters, deep-space asteroid hopping probes and the reignition of Moon missions over half a century on — the space race might be over, but the race to exploit the final frontier is just heating up. Here, Jonathan Parry, Senior Vice President and European Managing Director at …

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New icotek FDA-compliant cable entry plates available from Foremost Electronics

KEL-DPZ-HD has been specially developed for the use in the food and pharmaceutical industries Foremost Electronics, the engineering-led Essex based importer and specialist distributor of electromechanical components announces the availability of the new icotek KEL-DPZ-HD which has been specially developed for the use in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Working …

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Powell Electronics signs European deal with EMC leader, P&P Technology

Powell Electronics, the supplier of connectors and more for high-rel applications including defence, aerospace and industrial, has signed a Pan-European franchise distribution agreement with P&P Technology, one of Europe’s leading and most trusted manufacturers of radio frequency and EMI screening products. As well as providing highly-effective EMC solutions, P&P also …

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Investment in new European warehouse for CMP

Cable gland and cable cleat manufacturer, CMP Products has further strengthened its European distribution network, with the opening of a warehouse facility located in Aachen, Germany. The 1000m2 site, strategically positioned close to the borders of Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg, will act as a central hub for product distribution throughout …

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Intelliconnect moves to larger factory as sales grow

Intelliconnect, the UK based specialist manufacturer of RF, waterproof and cryogenic connectors and cable assemblies, has moved to a larger facility at the Corby Innovation Hub following sales growth of 30% in 2020. The move to a 6400ft² site provides the space required for their immediate increase in production requirements …

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New Locking Kit for ODU-AMC Advanced Military Connector

An additional Locking Kit has been added to the Easy-Clean version of the well-known ODU-AMC Connector range. The locking kit provides additional screw-locking to the original Break-Away function, offering further security whenever high vibrations are a factor. The ODU-AMC Easy-Clean connector system can be used, for example, on soldier worn …

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Rugged Connectivity: Lessons learned from high-end racing

To mark the 36th America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) Race in Auckland, New Zealand, December 17-19, 2020, Stuart Doe, head of Active Solutions at Fischer Connectors, explains how top competitors take Big Data and the Internet of (Boating) Things to the high seas in their quest for the America’s Cup. …

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HARTING Technology Group holds its own in anniversary year

The HARTING Technology Group, based in Espelkamp, held its own in the 2019/20 (September 30) business year despite the corona pandemic and the associated global economic plunge. Sales at the internationally active, family-owned company were up slightly by 1.2 % to € 759 million (previous year: € 750 million). “We …

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