Amphenol Q2 Profit Up, Currency Pressures Rise

Amphenol Corp. improved earnings and sales in the second quarter despite currency exchange pressures that lopped off several percentage points in the company’s financial performance as the U.S. dollar continued to strengthen against other international currencies. The connector manufacturer reported net profit rose to $179 million, or 56 cents per share, in the quarter ended…

TTI Has FCI Minitek Pwr Hybrid

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, now stocks FCI’s Minitek Pwr Hybrid 3.0mm and 4.2mm connectors in Europe. Compared with traditional power connectors, the new Hybrid series benefits from an improved and flexible modular design. This ensures that the number and placement of power and signal contacts…

CDM Opens New Texas Office

Turnersville, N.J. – CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic connectors and cables, today announced the opening of a new Plano, Texas facility.  The office now serves as CDM’s Midwest and Great Plains regional operating hub from which specialized sales, engineering and design support are provided to current customers and the U.S. and Canadian…

Strong Growth Ahead for Connector Industry

The global connector industry is forecast to reach $65.7 billion by 2019, according to the latest report from Lucintel, a global management consulting and market research firm. The big growth drivers include 3C applications (computing, communication, and consumer electronics), miniaturization of electronic devices, and increasing electronic content in end products. The report “The Global Connector Industry 2014-2019:…

Amphenol Qualifies 2nd Plant for Class L Connectors

Sidney, N.Y. — Amphenol Aerospace (NYSE: APH), a global leader in interconnect technologies, has qualified Amphenol India as a second manufacturing source for their MIL-DTL-22992 Class L connectors. The second manufacturing source gives Amphenol Aerospace an additional cost-effective way to supply their mil-spec qualified heavy duty power connectors to the military ground and support equipment markets.…

America II Adds Cliff Electronic Components

St. Petersburg, Fla. – America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has entered into a global franchise distribution agreement with Cliff Electronic Components, a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of components and connectors used in the audio, engineering, instrumentation, medical, lighting and…