Applied Market Information's multiclient study quantifies consumption of insulation and jacketing polymers in the whole EU-27+3 European cables industry by country, by applications and by polymer.
Richardson Electronics has agreed with Radiall to promote and distribute 'Service +', an automated program for ordering, manufacturing and delivering RF cable assemblies.
The global value of connector factory shipments to the telecom/datacom market will top US$7 billion in 2008 by the end of this year and is expected to approach $10 billion in 2012, representing a five-year compound average annual growth rate of 8.6%, according to Bishop & Associates.
Bishop & Associates has released a 218-page, five-chapter report providing an overview of the Chinese connector market.
Hermetic connectors are suitable for high-pressure applications that require low leakage rates such as optics, cryogenics, petroleum, space and UAV systems. The connectors are available in weld-able or solder-able bulkhead mounts with 9–65 positions.
Connector~Tech has been appointed the Australian agent for hermetic products from HCC Industries.
Bishop & Associates updates the connector industry forecast twice a year. The report forecasts connector sales by geographical region and end-use market sectors.
ODU puts everything in one push-pull connector. Devices are getting smaller and smaller, and so the room available for connectors in or on these devices is becoming more and more limited. In such cases, it is often necessary to combine individual connectors into one — for example, fluids, electricity and signals.
WL Gore & Associates has doubled its manufacturing capacity for flat cables to keep pace with demand for cables capable of reducing particles and outgassing in semiconductor manufacturing steps such as lithography, ion implantation and inspection.
GE Digital Energy says its Multilin HardFiber System eliminates the need for thousands of copper wires in a substation and replaces them with a few fibre-optic cables.
Tyco Electronics’ networking division AMP Netconnect has launched a website configured as an information-driven portal where visitors can find technical details.