CDM Expands Cable Assembly Services

Turnersville, N.J. – CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic connectors and cables, today announced the availability of custom overmolded cable assemblies designed to withstand demanding environmental conditions in a wide range of industries including commercial, industrial, medical, military, and agricultural.  The overmolding process provides a seamless seal of the junction between a connector and cable…

C&K Components Names New CEO

Newton, Mass. — C&K Components, a leading global manufacturer of electromechanical switches, smart card readers, and high-reliability connectors, has announced the appointment of John J. Boucher as chief executive officer. John Boucher brings more than 30 years of diversified experience with leading global companies within the high-tech electronics manufacturing and services segment to C&K. Boucher…

C&K Facility Earns ISO 50001 Certification

C&K Components, a leading global manufacturer of electromechanical switches, smart card interconnect devices, and high reliability connectors, announces that AFNOR, an official French certification organization, awarded its manufacturing facility in Dole, France with ISO 50001 certification on December 17, 2015. An international energy management system standard designed to help organizations save money, conserve resources, and…

Component Manufacturers Target Harsh Environments

As demand for electronics components that can be used in harsh environmental conditions continues to increase, interconnect, passive and electromechanical device (IP&E) manufacturers are developing more designs that operate in a wide range of harsh environments, and quite often, also deliver smaller form factors to fit into space-constrained systems and applications. Demand also continues to…

Top 10 IP&E Articles in 2015

In 2015, EPS readers were most interested in pricing and lead-time information when it comes to the interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) device market. Two of the biggest issues for IP&E buyers have always been availability and pricing, particularly for commodity products.  According to an EPS purchasing survey, purchasers spend almost 5 ½ hours per…

TTI Extends Amphenol Socapex PT/451 Connector Series

Now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, is the recently extended VAD (Value Added Assembly and Connector Solutions) range for PT/451 series connectors from Amphenol Socapex with Black Zinc Nickel Plating. Designed for use in harsh environments, e.g. military ground vehicles, marine equipment, oil & gas, as…

Connectors Get Smaller, Tougher for Wearables

Wearable electronics – whether they are smart watches, smart glasses, personal health monitors, or electronics embedded in clothing – continue to be one of the biggest sectors driving demand for miniature connectors that are able to withstand the rigors of a wide range of environments. Connector suppliers have responded with parts that tolerate extremes of…