Electronic Products & Technology


July 25, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Metz Connect appoints Matera in Canada

German-based interconnect specialists, Metz Connect, has appointed Toronto-based Matera Technologies Inc. as its manufacturers’ representative in Canada. Metz is a global supplier of board-to-board connectors, terminal blocks & headers, plugs & jacks for PC boards or cabling, cables & wires,…
July 20, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Avnet to distribute DEUTSCH connectors

Avnet Electronics Marketing, is now distributing TE Connectivity’s (TE) DEUTSCH line of military connectors. With this expanded distribution agreement, Avnet now provides customers looking for connectors in sizes ranging from standard density to near-double density D38999 styles an even greater…
July 17, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

LEMO acquires custom cable maker Northwire

LEMO, a Swiss global leader in the design and manufacture of precision custom connectors, has acquired Northwire Inc., a US specialty cable manufacturer of wire and multi-conductor cable and retractiles for the medical, aerospace and defense, energy and industrial markets.…
July 13, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

TTI brings AirBorn Interconnects on board

Global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components TTI Inc., Fort Worth TX, the, has added a new connector supplier, AirBorn Interconnects. For more than 45 years, AirBorn has been supplying interconnect systems for aerospace, medical, instrumentation, storage and…
July 12, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

E-T-A receives supplier award from New Flyer

Recognized for its on time deliveries, E-T-A Circuit Breakers Inc., Richmond Hill ON, has captured the 2013 Delivery Performance Award – Gold Level – from New Flyer Industries Canada, a Winnipeg-based anufacturer of heavy-duty buses. The award recognizes suppliers who…
June 28, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

X Tronics adds Littelfuse, Amphenol to linecard

Manufacturers’ representative X Tronics, Concord ON, has reached an agreement to become the Canadian representive for Littelfuse and its core commercial vehicle products that include power distribution modules, battery management, heavy duty switches, solenoids and relays. Littelfuse supplies a broad…
June 26, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

TTI acquires connector disty Astrex Electronics

TTI Inc., Fort Worth TX, has acquired Astrex Electronics, a privately held connector distribution specialist headquartered in Plainview NY. “I’m very pleased to be bringing Astrex Electronics into the fold of the TTI family of companies,” says Mike Morton, president…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…