PEI-Genesis Awarded AS9100C:2009

PEI-Genesis, Inc., one of the world’s fastest assemblers of precision connectors and power supplies, has reached the achievement of AS9100C:2009 certification for its corporate headquarters and South Bend, IN production facility. Certification was awarded on June 5, 2014 following a two year investment in preparation and audit processes. AS9100C:2009 is a rigorous quality management system…

New Packaging for Molex SL Connectors

  Molex Incorporated announced today that its comprehensive SL™ (Stackable Linear) Modular Connector System is available in tape-and-reel packaging with pick-and-place vacuum caps.  The updated system enables the use of an automated termination procedure to facilitate high-speed processing and accurate placement on the printed circuit board (PCB).  The SL family of connectors offers a modular…

Omron FPC/FFC Connectors Simplify Connections

Schaumburg, Ill. – Omron Electronic Components has expanded its line of Flexible Printed Circuit/Flexible Flat Cable (FPC/FFC) connectors with the XF3M connectors that speed interconnection and lock the FPC or FFC in place for reliability. When locked, a tactile click confirms proper connection and security. The XF3M is designed for use with 0.3-mm thickness FPC/FFC. The…

EDS Showcases IP&E Components

The Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held earlier this month not only highlights the tight partnerships between electronic component manufacturers and distributors, it also gives component suppliers the chance to showcase some of their newest product introductions. This year many of the new products fell into the category of interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components from…

HARTING Interconnects Offer Wire-to-Board Flexibility

Elgin, Ill. – HARTING has unveiled the har-flexicon series of discrete wire-to-board connectors and terminal blocks that are said to deliver greater printed-circuit-board (PCB) performance and density with robust connectivity. These miniature har-flexicon SMT (surface-mount termination) components for pluggable single conductor wiring of I/O signals are available in two main pitch categories ‒ traditional 3.5- to 5.08-mm…

Hirose Power Connectors Deliver Design Flexibility

Simi Valley, Calif. — Hirose has introduced a customizable series of board-to-board power connectors that feature a 3-piece structure consisting of the mating receptacle, the interposer, and the mounting receptacle. The IT-P Series provides a wide range of variable height interposers to achieve board-to-board stack heights ranging from 13.5 mm to 44 mm. Designed for…

ERNI RA Connectors Support PCIe Gen 3

Richmond, Va. – ERNI has expanded its PCI Express (PCIe) connector offering with an 85-Ohm right-angle connector series that provides design flexibility and significant space savings where low clearance above the PCB prohibits the use of vertical configurations, according to the company. The card-edge connector series meets all PCIe Local Bus Standards Rev. 3.0. Applications…