Military Connector Tags to Increase by 2%

Lead times held steady for most interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components over the past month, according to Avnet Electronics Marketing’s most recent Market and Technology Trends report. Despite slight price upticks for a few interconnect and passive components, pricing trends are expected to remain generally stable. However, tags for several types of military connectors…

Binder-USA, Northwire Form Strategic Partnership

Camarillo, Calif. — ­ Binder­-USA, a global supplier of high ­quality circular connectors and cordsets for over 50 years, has formed a strategic partnership with Northwire, Inc., which produces custom wire and cable interconnect solutions. The strategic partnership between Binder­-USA and Northwire, Inc. will enhance the potential for both companies to better service their key…

TE Connectivity to Buy Xiamen Delixing/Sibas

Schauffhausen, Switzerland — TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Xiamen Delixing Electric Equipment Co., Ltd. (“Delixing”) and Xiamen SIBAS Connectors Co., Ltd. (“Sibas”). Delixing/Sibas is a privately owned manufacturer of heavy duty connectors used in machinery equipment, factory…

IP&E Lead Times, Pricing Stable

Lead times and pricing trends are expected to remain stable in the interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) component market, according to Avnet Electronics Marketing’s Market and Technology Trends report. However, Avnet product managers indicate that lead times for some parts, including aluminum capacitors and inductors, may be on the rise so buyers should closely monitor deliveries for…

Avnet Expands TE Connectivity Offering

Phoenix, Ariz.—Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced that it is now distributing TE Connectivity’s (TE) DEUTSCH line of military connectors. TE, a world leader in connectivity, offers an innovative portfolio of high-performance connectivity solutions for virtually all applications and environmental conditions, including DEUTSCH military connectors for harsh environments. With this expanded…

Omnetics Unveils Rugged Metal Nano-Connectors

Omnetics Connector Corp. has announced a new line of Metal Nano-Connectors. These interconnects are high-density, multi-position connectors made with break-away or threaded metal housings for a positive lock and environmental seal. Built to meet or exceed military specifications, the small, lightweight connectors target mission-critical applications where size, weight and reliability are critical, such as onboard unmanned…

CDM Stocking Full Line of Kings Connectors

CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic connectors and cables, carries the full line of Kings® by Winchester Electronics’ RoHS-compliant, 50- Ohm Mil-Spec RF connectors and accessories for today’s mission-critical military and aerospace communications applications.  CDM now stocks one of the industry’s largest inventories of standard and customizable Kings’ 50-Ohm RF interconnect products, which…

TE Bets Big on Sensors

TE Connectivity Inc. said it has reached an agreement to purchase Measurement Specialties Inc. for $1.7 billion, bolstering its presence in the sensors market and as part of continuing plans at the company to boost sales and profit via targeted acquisitions and expansion into fast growing segments of the electronics industry. The acquisition represents a…