IHS forecast for USB Type-C device shipments

USB Type-C Adoption Keeps Growing Across Industry Segments

The transition to USB Type-C (USB-C) connectors is well underway across industry segments. The capability of simultaneous transfer of data and video combined with fast charging is leading the adoption of USB-C in smartphones, laptops and vehicles. Devices that have at least one USB Type-C port is forecast to reach nearly five billion devices in…

TTI Awards 10 Suppliers for Excellence

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has announced the winners in its annual Supplier Excellence Awards, a prestigious review of performance based on rigorous analysis of a number of different metrics including on-time delivery, administrative quality, operations and business systems and joint customer support. The 2015 winners were: AVX, Bourns, FCI…

FCI, TE Sign Second-Source Agreement for Mini I/O Connectors

Singapore — FCI, leading supplier of connectors and interconnect systems, announced an agreement with TE Connectivity* (TE), for Industrial Mini Input/Output (I/O) connector families, to establish the Industrial Mini I/O family in the market as the reliable Ethernet connector. “We are delighted having FCI as a second source for Industrial Mini I/O connectors” said Eric Leijtens,…

FCI Expands Power Connector Line

Singapore — FCI expanded its power connector family with the introduction of the PwrMAX Ortho power connectors. Designed to support data center equipment, this new Orthogonal system packaging architecture can offer improved data transfer and system cooling by eliminating mid-plane circuit boards, said FCI. The PwrMAX Ortho power connectors can be used with either busbars or circuit boards…

Radiall, FCI Partner on OCTIS System

Paris, France– Radiall and FCI announce their joint partnership to develop and promote the innovative OCTIS™ (Outdoor Connector Transceiver Inside System). Specifically designed to address the challenges associated with the deployment of 4G+, LTE+ and future 5G in the Telecom market, OCTIS™ provides a robust I/O interconnect solution that can operate in challenging outdoor and harsh environments. The Radiall…

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…