2019 ACES Electronics Amphenol ICC Arrow Electronics Avnet BTC Electronic Components Carlisle Interconnect Technologies Cinch Connectivity Solutions DesignCon 2019 Digi-Key Electronics ERNI Electronics HARTING Heilind Electronics High-Speed Hirose I-PEX Connectors industry news Interstate Connecting Components (ICC) JAE Kensington Electronics Inc. LEONI Special Cables GmbH Molex Mouser Electronics Neoconix Inc. New Products Newark element14 News Releases ODU PEI-Genesis Phoenix Contact Positronic Product News Radiall Sager Electronics Samtec Inc. Schleuniger Inc Stewart Connector SV Microwave TE Connectivity Technology TTI Inc. Weidmuller

January 2019 Connector Industry News

DesignCon 2019 Exhibitor News

Our January 2019 Connector Business Information function consists of abstract protection of DesignCon 2019 exhibitor information, different upcoming industry occasions, current industry awards, partnerships, personnel bulletins, publications, facility information, distribution information, and industry commonplace, commerce affiliation, and certification updates from throughout the connector industry.

DesignCon 2019 Exhibitor Information

DesignCon 2019 is happening immediately by way of Thursday, January 31, in Santa Clara, California. Created by engineers for engineers, the annual occasion supplies the greater than 5,000 high-speed communications and semiconductor professionals in attendance with entry to an interesting 15-track convention program comprised of greater than 100 technical paper periods, panels, and tutorials; industry-leading instructional alternatives, together with free keynote shows and panel discussions; and an expo flooring with greater than 175 exhibitors, interactive product showcases, and a number of networking alternatives.

DesignCon 2019 Exhibitor News: Samtec is showcasing high-speed technologies

Samtec is showcasing its high-speed applied sciences for silicon-to-silicon optimization at sales space #737, and is internet hosting three onsite Product Showcases: one for its 56Gb/x 7m ExaMAX® Backplane Cable Assemblies, one for its 112Gb/s PAM4 Flyover™ Cable Assemblies, and one for its state-of-the-art 56Gb/s PAM4 Lively Product Demonstrator, which is outfitted with a number of new merchandise, together with AcceleRate® mezzanine, ExaMAX® high-speed backplane, Eye Velocity® ultra-low-skew twinax in AcceleRate and Double Density Samtec Flyover™ QSFP28 cable assemblies, and 112 Gb/s PAM4 NovaRay™ high-density arrays and cable assemblies. Samtec can also be delivering seven technical convention shows, collaborating in two panel discussions, and main a tutorial session, which you’ll be able to study extra about and add to your digital present schedule by clicking right here. As well as, for these unable to attend this yr’s occasion, Samtec launched a brand new video that walks viewers via a reside demonstration of its Flyover system, which allows 112Gb/s PAM4 efficiency.

DesignCon 2019 Exhibitor News: Molex is showcasing 112Gb/s interconnect technology for data centers

Molex is that includes stay demonstrations of its next-generation knowledge middle I/O and backplane cabling know-how for 112Gb/s PAM4 signaling at sales space #631. Product highlights embrace its QSFP-DD Interconnect System and Cable Assemblies, BiPass Excessive-Velocity I/O and Backplane Cable Assemblies, NearStack Excessive-Velocity Connector System and Cable Jumper Assemblies, Excessive-Velocity Mirror Mezz Connectors, and Impulse Backplane Connector and Cabling System. Molex can also be presenting a technical session, “Exploring 56/112 Gb/s Copper Interconnect Metrics Evaluating Basic Strategies with COM.”

DesignCon 2019 Exhibitor News: TE Connectivity is showcasing its data center product portfolio

TE Connectivity is showcasing its knowledge middle product portfolio, which incorporates an array of options particularly designed to ship the velocity, density, scalability, energy, connectivity, and space-savings that next-generation knowledge facilities and 5G networks demand. Product highlights embrace OSFP, QSFP-DD, QSFP, SFP-DD, and high-speed I/O options that provide advantages similar to disaggregation, density, improved channels, thermal administration, co-packaging, and energy supply, in addition to its Sliver Interconnect Household, which has been recognized as the usual and required product for next-gen server and storage teams together with COBO, GenZ, EDSFF, and Open Compute. Go to TE at sales space #817.

Mouser Electronics is showcasing the most recent applied sciences from its line card of over 750 producers, together with TE Connectivity, Molex, Samtec, and Harwin, at sales space #1338. Guests can study extra concerning the All Issues IoT collection, a part of Mouser’s award-winning Empowering Innovation Collectively™ program hosted by movie star engineer Grant Imahara. and enter for an opportunity to win a set of Bose QuietComfort 35 wi-fi headphones II.

DesignCon 2019 Exhibitor News: LEONI is showcasing high-speed data center solutions

LEONI is selling its portfolio of high-speed knowledge middle options, together with Direct Connect Copper Cable Assemblies (DOCs) able to as much as 400Gb/s transmission, Lively Optical Cables (AOCs) able to as much as 100Gb/s transmission, loopback check adapters, and its new 50s ParaLink Collection copper cables, which may transmit as much as 112Gb/s by way of a single copper knowledge pair, as confirmed by a reside measurement setup demonstration. Go to LEONI at sales space #949.

DesignCon 2019 Exhibitor News: Amphenol ICC is showcasing high-speed and power solutions

Amphenol ICC is showcasing an array of high-speed and energy options, together with OverPass™ cabling options, high-speed SFP, QSFP, QSFP-DD, OSFP, and mini-SAS HD exterior interfaces, ExaMAX® and Paladin® cabled backplane interfaces, and low-profile SlimSAS and Mini Cool Edge IO inner near-chip interfaces.

DesignCon 2019 Exhibitor News: Hirose Electric is highlighting high-speed interconnect products

Hirose Electrical USA is highlighting high-speed interconnect merchandise together with its IX Industrial Collection I/O connectors, CX Collection USB Sort-C connectors, IT3 and IT5 Collection mezzanine connectors, and SMP Collection coaxial connectors at sales space #639.

DesignCon 2019 Exhibitor News: JAE is showcasing compact, high-speed solutions

JAE is showcasing compact, high-speed options, together with its WP27D Collection stacking board-to-board connectors, DX07 USB Sort-C connectors, MX62 Collection high-speed automotive connectors, at sales space #403.

Different not-to-miss exhibitors embrace Carlisle Interconnect Applied sciences at sales space #514, Cinch Connectivity Options and Stewart Connector at sales space #315, I-PEX Connectors at sales space #215, Neoconix at sales space #320, Radiall at sales space #1254, and SV Microwave at sales space #1235.

January 2019 Connector Business Information > Business Occasions 

Schleuniger, Inc.is showcasing its portfolio of high-precision wire processing options on the IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego at the moment by means of Thursday, January 31; at Expo Manufactura in Monterrey, Mexico, February 5–7; and on the WHMA Convention in Dallas February 19–22. Product highlights embrace the brand new CoaxStrip 6480 Coaxial Cable Stripping Machine, the CoaxStrip 6580, the CoaxStrip 6380, the EcoStrip entry-level minimize and strip machine, the MultiStrip 9480 minimize and strip machine, and the UniCrimp 100 crimping machine. Schleuniger, Inc. is showcasing its portfolio of high-precision wire processing solutions at the IPC APEX EXPO

Schleuniger, Inc. can also be exhibiting at a collection of EPTECH electronics commerce exhibits all through Canada in 2019. Product highlights will embrace new and common alternatives from its line of wire stripping machines, coaxial cable stripping gear, laser stripping gear, automated reduce and strip machines, and crimping gear. Go to Schleuniger at EPTECH Montreal on March 5, EPTECH Mississauga on March 7, EPTECH Calgary on April 16, EPTECH Vancouver on June 12, and EPTECH Waterloo on October 29. 

January 2019 Connector Business Information > Business Awards

Arrow Electronics, Avnet, and TE Connectivity have been all featured on FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Corporations listing, which identifies corporations with the strongest reputations amongst their friends and throughout industries. Arrow was acknowledged for the 19th time, Avnet for the 14th, and TE for the second consecutive yr. All three corporations have been additionally properly ranked inside the Wholesalers: Electronics and Workplace Gear class, with Arrow topping the record for the sixth consecutive yr and TE putting sixth.

January 2019 Connector Industry News: Digi-Key Awards

Digi-Key Electronics was just lately named Greatest POS Progress eCommerce Associate, EMEA by Bourns, Inc. and was additionally honored with TDK Company’s Greatest International Efficiency Fiscal Yr 2018 Award.

January 2019 Connector Industry News: PEI-Genesis was recognized as Cinch Connectivity Solutions’ EMEA Value-Add Distributor of the Year for the 2018PEI-Genesis was acknowledged as Cinch Connectivity Options’ EMEA Worth-Add Distributor of the Yr for the 2018 calendar yr for offering wonderful gross sales progress, service, buyer satisfaction, and engagement.

January 2019 Connector Business Information > Partnerships, Personnel, and Publications

January 2019 Connector Industry News: Ingo Kaufmann, Head of Global Strategic Procurement, ERNI

ERNI appointed Ingo Kaufmann to the newly created place of Head of International Strategic Procurement and can leverage his business experience to globally realign uncooked supplies buying in an necessary step in the direction of international supplies procurement. The brand new place is a part of a collection of strategic measures designed to make sure that the corporate can proceed to reliably fulfill ever-increasing demand, as 2018 was its most profitable yr on report and the expansion development continues to be persevering with. Further measures embrace capital investments, new buying division hires, and a group of worldwide buying workplaces.

January 2019 Connector Industry News: Terry Hodgson, President of Weidmuller Inc., USA

The Weidmüller Group just lately promoted Terry Hodgson to the place of president of Weidmuller Inc., USA and government vice chairman of Weidmuller North America, which incorporates operations within the US, Canada, and Mexico. Hodgson has been part of the Weidmuller staff for greater than 17 years, beginning as a gross sales consultant within the Alberta market and, for the previous 10 years, serving because the managing director of Weidmuller’s Canada operations in Markham, Ontario. Hodgson’s main focus in his new position is managing the Weidmuller USA market, which is comprised of organizational areas together with gross sales, advertising, engineering, manufacturing, revenue and loss, and operations, and supporting Managing Administrators Stefan Schreiber in Mexico and Javi Richmond in Canada.

January 2019 Connector Industry News: Uwe Gräff, Board of New Technologies and Quality, HARTING Technology Group

On January 1, Uwe Gräff was appointed to the Board of New Applied sciences and High quality on the HARTING Know-how Group, taking the place of Dr. Frank Brode, who retired that very same day. Gräff assumed the place of Managing Director at HARTING at the start of 2015 and was initially chargeable for the Market and Improvement Space at HARTING Electrical and the Improvement division at HARTING Electronics. He’s at present the Managing Director of HARTING Electrical and HARTING IT Software program Improvement.

January 2019 Connector Industry News: Positronic named Med Hasib as its new Vice President of Engineering

Positronic named Med Hasib as its new Vice President of Engineering. Hasib brings a wealth of customer-centric design expertise to the position and can assist the Positronic engineering staff produce progressive connector merchandise that meet clients’ hardest challenges, in addition to drive thought management and proceed to develop the corporate’s engineering assets.

January 2019 Connector Industry News: Arrow Electronics announced that Laurel J. Krzeminski to the company's board of directors


Arrow Electronics introduced that Laurel J. Krzeminski, retired government vice chairman and chief monetary officer of Granite Development Included, has been appointed to the corporate’s board of administrators, growing the whole variety of administrators to 10.

January 2019 Connector Industry News: TE Connectivity is cross promoting the Alita: Battle Angel movieTE Connectivity has entered right into a co-marketing partnership with Twentieth Century Fox and Lightstorm Leisure to advertise Alita: Battle Angel, an epic journey movie from producers James Cameron and Jon Landau and director Robert Rodriguez. Set to hit US theaters on February 14, the movie showcases areas through which TE is already advancing the realities of know-how — together with electrical and autonomous transportation, sensor proliferation, and superior medical units — and explores future applied sciences like cybernetics. TE has revealed media content material that examines the precise science behind Alita’s science fiction, in addition to behind-the-scenes interviews with the forged and crew.

Avnet’s January 2019 situation of Provide Chain Navigator offers professional insights on navigating provide chain volatility brought on by Brexit, tariffs, element allocation, and foreign money fluctuations.

BTC Electronics redesigned its web site, making it simpler for guests to seek out featured merchandise, information, and market-specific options.

Phoenix ContactJanuary 2019 Connector Industry News: Phoenix Contact announces The Tour 2019 lately shared predictions for system connectivity tendencies in 2019 and an inventory of their hottest blogs from 2018. The corporate additionally introduced The Tour 2019 — a collection of instructional workshops designed to assist machine constructing clients obtain optimized efficiency when designing and implementing machine controls by overlaying a variety of topics together with switching, sensible networks, and marking.

Samtec shared an inventory of its prime 10 hottest connector blogs from 2018.

TTI, Inc. revealed an analysis of the launch of RoHS three and the RoHS Substance Identification Methodology.

The aspect14 GroupJanuary 2019 Connector Industry News: The element14 Community recently published the second volume in its Essential Tips for Makers eBook series just lately revealed the second quantity in its Important Ideas for Makers eBook collection. Key subjects embrace recommendation for getting probably the most out of a 3D printing venture, the way to keep a professional-standard workbench and construct a element stock, and security within the workshop.

Arrow Electronics is supporting superior prosthetic limb startup Limitless Tomorrow’s marketing campaign to fabricate and distribute 100 free robotic prosthetics for these in want with $150,000 in funding.

SV MicrowaveJanuary 2019 Connector Industry News: SV Microwave recently launched its new website. lately launched its new web site. Designed to ship an intuitive consumer expertise, the location is now suitable throughout a number of units and makes it straightforward for guests to browse merchandise, entry assets, study concerning the newest product releases, and discover a distributor.

ODU revealed a complete white paper that shares greatest practices for assembly IEC 60601-1 medical normal necessities designed to make sure that medical units and their element elements present each sufferers and operators with most safety from electrical shock.

January 2019 Connector Business Information > Amenities 

January 2019 Connector Industry News: New ODU Romania facility in Sibiu

The brand new ODU Romania facility in Sibiu — which has 30+% extra manufacturing area than the unique Sibiu facility and offers quite a lot of flexibility and room for additional enlargement, in addition to social areas, a cafeteria, and ample parking for its greater than 550 staff — has been authorised by native authorities and is now operational.

January 2019 Connector Industry News: HARTING opened a new production facility in Poland

HARTING opened a brand new manufacturing facility in Poland, the place it has been represented since September 2007. The brand new facility is situated close to the town of Bydgoszcz and is primarily targeted on mechanical and plant engineering options.

Sager Electronics lately celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art facility in Carrollton, Texas, which contains a 40,000-square-foot distribution middle, a 20,000-square-foot value-add Energy Options Middle, and the corporate’s southcentral gross sales service middle. 

January 2019 Connector Industry News: Sager Electronics celebrates new Texas facility

January 2019 Connector Business Information > Distribution 

Kensington Electronics, Inc. is the primary US-authorized stocking distributor for ACES NA and is proud to supply the corporate’s board-to-board, versatile PC, wire-to-board, wire-to-wire, I/O, and serial-attached SCSI connectors for automotive, industrial, shopper, and medical purposes. Kensington additionally just lately turned a member of the Electronics Consultant Affiliation (ERA).

Digi-Key ElectronicsJanuary 2019 Connector Industry News: Digi-Key now stocking TE HD Card Edge connectors added a number of new interconnect merchandise to its line card, together with TE Connectivity’s Excessive-Density (HD)+ Card-Edge Energy Connectors for high-power-supply purposes, the versatile and strong ODU MINI-SNAP® L Collection push-pull connectors, and HARTING’s ix Industrial® high-speed Ethernet connectors, all of which can be found with same-day delivery if ordered by eight:00pm CST.

Interstate Connecting Elements (ICC)January 2019 Connector Industry News: ICC is now offering two-day value-added assembly on Glenair’s MIL-DTL-83513 (M83513) Micro-D connectorsa division of Heilind Mil-Aero, is now providing two-day value-added meeting on Glenair’s MIL-DTL-83513 (M83513) Micro-D connectors for top shock and vibration army and aerospace purposes. ICC can also be now stocking INSTALITE boots from TE Connectivity, which function next-generation Rayaten shielding and allow simplified set up.

Heilind ElectronicsJanuary 2019 Connector Industry News: Heilind Electronics is now stocking Molex’s off-the-shelf Squba Discrete Wire Cable Assemblies is now stocking Molex’s off-the-shelf Squba Discrete Wire Cable Assemblies for space-constrained, harsh-environment business car, shopper, industrial, and medical purposes and Amphenol Industrial’s ePower connectors for hybrid electrical automobiles and different demanding electrical techniques.

January 2019 Connector Industry News: TTI, Inc. expanded its selection of Molex connector solutions to include the company’s CP 3.3 Wire-to-Wire ConnectorsTTI, Inc. expanded its choice of Molex connector options to incorporate the corporate’s CP three.three Wire-to-Wire Connectors with foolproof keying and color-coding options for shopper, industrial, and medical purposes, in addition to its strong MXMag RJ45 Connectors, which meet high-reliability efficiency and price calls for that reach throughout the telecom, datacom, shopper, and industrial markets.

Mouser ElectronicsJanuary 2019 Connector Industry News: Mouser Electronics is now stocking TE Connectivity’s OSFP I/O Connectors is now stocking TE Connectivity’s OSFP I/O Connectors and ELCON Micro Energy Connectors for knowledge middle purposes, in addition to the Coeur CST Excessive-Present Interconnect System from Molex, which is right to be used in industrial, knowledge middle, telecommunications, and energy provide purposes.

Avnet lately prolonged its distribution settlement with Samtec to incorporate Asia. Constructing on almost thirty years of partnership between Avnet and Samtec, the prolonged settlement broadens Avnet’s international buyer base and permits clients all through Asia Pacific and Japan to entry Samtec’s full product portfolio of interconnect options, serving to them successfully deliver their concepts to market.

Newark factor14 lately partnered with Pulse Electronics and PulseLarsen Antennas to offer clients with much more antennas, modular connectors, specialty transformers, and different digital elements. The corporate additionally introduced an settlement with Lapp USA that additional extends its robust wire and cable line card. 

January 2019 Connector Business Information > Associations, Requirements, and Certifications 

IPC introduced the unanimous poll approval of the IPC-2591 Related Manufacturing unit Change (CFX) normal by the 2-17 Related Manufacturing unit Initiative Subcommittee. IPC-CFX offers the electronics industry with a free and open industry normal for shortly and simply implementing Business four.zero in manufacturing operations.

ECIA President and CEO Invoice Bradford and Chair Jeff Thomson lately met with the ERA Government Committee on the invitation of ERA CEO Walter Tobin and President Dave Norris to discover methods the 2 associations might work collectively to raised serve their members and the electronics industry. The ECIA and ERA each acknowledged and affirmed the distinct and complementary charters of every respective affiliation and agreed to work collaboratively to raised make clear and talk the missions of every affiliation, relative to the opposite, in help of every affiliation’s distinctive worth proposition to their widespread constituencies.

On January 1, IPC and the Wire Harness Producer’s Affiliation (WHMA) entered into an affiliation settlement. Per the settlement, IPC and the WHMA Board will work to develop the involvement of the cable meeting and wire harness industry globally. All present WHMA members at the moment are a part of IPC’s membership and obtain all IPC member advantages.

For newer information concerning the international connector industry, take a look at our Business Information and New Product Information pages. 

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