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CTS to Consolidate Operations

CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) today announced that it intends to consolidate its Canadian operation in Streetsville, Ontario, into other existing CTS facilities. The consolidation process is expected to be completed in the first half 2015. Operations at the Canadian facility will be transferred to CTS’ facilities in Mexico and China. The decision to consolidate the…

Manufacturing Index Inches Up

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February for the ninth consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 57th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the Institute for Supply Management®(ISM®)…

GaN Systems Boosts Tech Marketing

  GaN Systems Inc, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, announces the appointment of Charles Bailley as Senior Director Technical Marketing, Asia, effective March 3rd.  Bailley’s appointment is part of the company’s strategy of increasing headcount worldwide to support early adopters of GaN-based devices as world-leading automotive, industrial, and enterprise equipment manufacturers…

Molex’s Polymicro Adds Capillary Design Program

Molex Incorporated introduces the Polymicro Technologies™ Capillary Configurator design program for selection of simple to complex capillary tubing products. The free online Capillary Configurator guides users in identifying and submitting product specifications and application parameters which are reviewed by Polymicro’s technical team. All submissions are promptly reviewed and the team provides a quote on the…

Amphenol Industrial Participates in Buy America

Sidney, N.Y. — Amphenol Industrial Products Group, a global leader in interconnect systems, is a participant in the United States Department of Transportation’s Buy America provision for the rail and mass transit industries. The Buy America program, which requires that transportation infrastructure projects use American-made products, provide government funds only to American companies that either…

Heilind Stocking Mega-Fit Connectors

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking Mega-Fit Power Connectors manufactured by Molex Incorporated. Mega-Fit Power Connectors have current-carrying capabilities up to 23.0A per circuit, enabling one of the highest current-density options compared to existing midrange power connectors. The Mega-Fit’s innovative split-box terminal design offers six independent points…

IPC Streamlines Event Calendar

Combining three events into one, IPC’s inaugural IPC TechSummit™on October 28–30, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C., will focus on innovation, reliability and leadership — three cornerstones of successful business in today’s electronics marketplace. The summit, targeting electronics industry engineers, technologists, managers and executives, will provide world-class educational and networking opportunities as well as panel discussions to…

Heilind Launches Autoreplenishment System

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is offering a new inventory management replenishment (IMRS) program. The updated system replaces the traditional POS scanner that communicates via modem with a tablet and Bluetooth scanner that communicates via Wi-Fi or the Internet. Heilind’s IMRS program offers numerous customer benefits including: Reduced inventory,…