Datasheets: A Resource for Engineers & Procurement

Design engineers and OEM/contract manufacturing purchasing specialists deal with too many perplexing issues every day, most of them centered on identifying, locating, and securing parts for products quickly and at the optimal price. This never-ending quest often results in delayed design or production, which can lead to missed market opportunities. The industry hasn't been idle…

Molex Secures Samtec as Supplier

LISLE, Ill. — Molex Incorporated and Samtec, Inc. today announced the signing of a second-source agreement under which Samtec is licensed to manufacture, market and sell Molex EdgeLine®, EXTreme LPHPower™ and EXTreme Ten60Power™ product portfolios worldwide. “We are pleased to reach agreement with Samtec to provide OEM manufacturers a reliable new supplier with expertise in…

CONEC Adds Heilind to Distribution Network

GARNER, N.C. — CONEC, a manufacturer of high-quality electronic connectors, has announced a new distribution agreement with Heilind Electronics (Wilmington, MA), the largest specialty interconnect distributor. All of CONEC's connector products will now be available through Heilind's distribution network. “Heilind is a valuable addition to CONEC's sales channel as we continue our mission of providing…

Amphenol Reports Q2

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) reported today second quarter 2011 diluted earnings per share of $.85 compared to $.74 per share for the comparable 2010 period. Such per share amount for the 2011 quarter includes an $18 million ($11 million after tax), or $.06 per share gain related to the adjustment of a contingent…

RS Components Stocks Harwin Pitch Sockets

SINGAPORE — RS Components (RS) the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), has added a comprehensive range of 2.54mm pitch sockets and headers in the Harwin M20 series to its interconnect offering. The connectors, which have 0.64mm square pins and are designed for…

Heilind Stocks NorComp Connectors

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, is now stocking NorComp's IP67 SEAL-D® D-Sub Connectors. These connectors are designed for applications that require protection from heavy spray or are exposed to short-term fluid submersion. SEAL-D® connectors offer the same physical size and footprint as standard D-Subs, reducing space on new…

Molex & Heilind Partner to Offer Flexi-Mate

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, North America's largest interconnect distributor, has added Molex's new Flexi-Mate family of connectors to its already comprehensive inventory of connectors. Flexi-Mate connectors provide a full range of both board-to-board and wire-to-board solutions. Flexi-Mate connectors are designed for LED TVs and standard room-lighting applications that require the placement of LEDs on…

Digi-Key Stocks Phoenix Connectors

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the addition of Phoenix Contact's PTSM and PTPM miniature connector series to its expansive product line. Phoenix Contact's PTSM and PTPM connectors are now available for…

Mouser & Amphenol Connect in Distribution Partnership

DALLAS – Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced its distribution agreement with Amphenol Aerospace, a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of quality interconnect solutions to the Commercial Aerospace and Military markets. Along with Amphenol’s long history of engineering…

Heilind Stocks Amphenol Connector

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, is now stocking Amphenol Industrial's Helios H4 Panel Connectors for photovoltaic systems. H4 Panel Connectors utilize RADSOK® technology and offer high current ratings and low contact resistance, resulting in lower power loss. They are compatible with standard industry connectors, including Amphenol's Helios H4…