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June 24, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

TE Connectivity to acquire Measurement Specialties

TE Connectivity Ltd. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Measurement Specialties Inc. for $86-cash per share or a total transaction value of approximately $1.7-billion (including assumption of net debt). A leading global designer and manufacturer of sensors and…
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June 21, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

EML is now representing Remee Wire & Cable

Calgary-based EML – Excellit Marketing – is a manufacturers’ representative company marketing quality products to industrial accounts in Western Canada, has signed a manufactuers’ representatives agreement with Remee, manufacturer of low voltage wire and cable products. Remee provides engineered solutions…
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April 28, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

TE Connectivity to acquire The Seacon Group

TE Connectivity (TE), Harrisburg PA, a world leader in connectivity, announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the SEACON group, a leading provider of underwater connector technology and systems, for $490-million in cash. The SEACON group serves…
Feature
April 11, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

How trends in electronics are affecting connectors

Rapidly changing demands and designs in product performance and electrical integrity are having a huge effect on electronic connector systems. New smaller and more portable electronics in aerospace, defense, and other stressful environments, like those encountered in robotics and oil…
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February 17, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

E-T-A adds Matrix Technology as distributor

E-T-A Circuit Breakers Ltd., Richmond Hill ON, has appointed Matrix Technology Ltd., Markham ON, as a new certified E-T-A distributor. Matrix is a specialized distributor to leading OEM industries such as aerospace, medical, energy and defense. “Matrix is pleased to…
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January 23, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

EML to represent Icotek in Western Canada

Calgary-based manufacturers’ representative EML has reached an agreement to represent the patented Icotek Cable Entry System in Western Canada. Icotek’s cable entry system enables the user to enter, seal and provide strain relief for pre-terminated and standard cables. The key…
Feature
January 1, 2014 by Phoenix Contact

Push-in terminal blocks and modular machine design

Modular machine design is on the rise. Users are demanding more from products along the entire process chain right up to the last component. Mechanical engineers base their strategic design decisions on their customers’ production requirements. This trend is known…
Feature
January 1, 2014 by Fred Kozlof, general manager, Conec Corp.

Clarifying the misconceptions of filter connectors

Filter connectors are a misunderstood product for many components engineers today. The lack of understanding is the result of the fact, that filter connectors are seldom on the ‘what’s new’ headlines and because most engineers don’t think they need them…
Feature
November 1, 2013 by Ed Garstkiewicz, market & applications manager for broadcast, medical and military, Harting Inc. of

Custom high-speed backplanes aid in making new products

Achieving ultra-fast data transfer rates, the equivalent in advanced electronics to supersonic travel, is a critical threshold for designing the next generation of sophisticated products like medical imaging systems or broadcast routers. Only a complex custom backplane that employs suitable…
Feature
October 1, 2013 by David Cianciolo, director of engineering, Fischer Connectors Inc.

10 things to consider when selecting a connector

When it comes to reliable system operation, choosing the right connector is key. The right connector can make your system smaller, lighter and easier for the user to handle. It isn’t a place to take shortcuts, as the right connector…
Feature
February 1, 2013 by Fred Kozlof, general manager, Conec Corp.

Clarifying the misconceptions of filter connectors

Filter connectors are a misunderstood product for many components engineers today. The lack of understanding is the result of the fact, that filter connectors are seldom on the ‘what’s new’ headlines and because most engineers don’t think they need them…
Feature
January 1, 2013 by Ila Pal, VP marketing, Ironwood Electronics Inc.

Socket technology simplifies functional testing

Introduction Today’s electronic packages have high clock speeds (multi GHz range), fine pin densities (below 0.4mm pitch) and high pin counts (over 1000). When these packages assembled onto a printed circuit board (pcb), they perform certain functions at certain speed.…