IP&E Suppliers Target Military Markets

Over the past month, there has been an uptick in military-related partnerships, services, and products in the interconnect, passive, and electromechanical (IP&E) industry. It may be due to MILCOM 2014 (Military Communications Conference) held earlier this month, but in any case, electronic component manufacturers and distributors are putting a lot more focus on the military…

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…

A3CUBE, AirBorn Bring Military-Grade Reliability to Data Centers

San Jose, Calif. – A3CUBE Inc., a developer of revolutionary, cutting edge communication technologies that extend the capabilities of standard PCIe architecture to produce industry-leading network and storage solutions, today announced that it has teamed with AirBorn Inc., a Texas-based designer and provider of innovative, high-reliability electronic manufacturing services, interconnects and value-added solutions for the…

High Speed Interconnects Launches New Website

High Speed Interconnects (www.highspeedint.com), a custom, high-performance, cable assembly manufacturer, has announced the launch of a new website which features their full product lines of ultra-high performance and robust DC-60 GHz micro coaxial and DC-70 GHz coaxial cable assemblies. Many of these assemblies feature a new ePTFE dielectric called VP90, a key enabler. The website…

Methode Rides High on Automotive

Methode Electronics Inc. is bracing for the usual turbulence and poor visibility in several of its market segments but the components vendor appears well buffered by new design wins at major customers, improving manufacturing efficiencies and prospects for higher sales into the automotive markets. With quarterly sales surging the supplier of interconnects, power and other…

Amphenol Industrial Participates in Buy America

Sidney, N.Y. — Amphenol Industrial Products Group, a global leader in interconnect systems, is a participant in the United States Department of Transportation’s Buy America provision for the rail and mass transit industries. The Buy America program, which requires that transportation infrastructure projects use American-made products, provide government funds only to American companies that either…

Distribution

Delph: Avnet aims to be even Bigger in IP&E

Avnet Inc. prides itself on being a broadline distributor that’s able to supply all the components needed by its thousands of customers globally. That hasn’t stopped the company from trying in recent years to stamp its imprint on the interconnects, passives and electromechanical (IP&E) market, a segment where it has an understated position despite being…