TE Connectivity helps stepper motor manufacturers improve energy efficiency and motion control with highly engineered terminals and splices
Dec18

TE Connectivity helps stepper motor manufacturers improve energy efficiency and motion control with highly engineered terminals and splices

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, provides stepper motor makers and users with one of the broadest portfolios of terminals and splices on the global market. The company works closely together with its customers to develop and supply highly engineered solutions for their requirements. TE’s terminals and splices for stepper motors can be used in applications like robotics, machine tools and pick-and-place...

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HARTING offers Han® PushPull Power L connectors in robust metal format for easy installation
Dec18

HARTING offers Han® PushPull Power L connectors in robust metal format for easy installation

HARTING is now offering its Han® PushPull Power L connectors in a robust metal format which allows more room for installation and simplifies the wiring process when the connectors are used with large conductor profiles. These PushPull connectors are typically used with PROFINET cabling as an integrated installation system for data and power transfer to production facilities in the automobile industry. To minimise power loss, cables...

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Prysmian to Provide a Strategic Power Grid Connection in Bahrain
Dec18

Prysmian to Provide a Strategic Power Grid Connection in Bahrain

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract worth in the region of €80 million by EWA (Electricity and Water Authority of the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain) to develop a new 400 kV cable loop circuit. As part of EWA’s strategic 400 kV Transmission Development programme (2009 – 2013), this project adds a crucial link to the infrastructure of the Kingdom of...

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New senior appointment for TE Connectivity Industrial Business Unit System
Dec18

New senior appointment for TE Connectivity Industrial Business Unit System

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has announced the appointment of the post of vice president and general manager TE Connectivity Industrial Business Unit Systems. Mr. Guanghua will take up his new appointment on 1 January 2018. He will report to Lars Brickenkamp, Senior Vice President and General Manager of TE’s Industrial business unit – and will be based in TE Connectivity Industrial Business Unit...

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TE Connectivity unveils SlimSeal Connector Miniature wire-to-board connectors for outdoor lighting and high-humidity applications
Dec18

TE Connectivity unveils SlimSeal Connector Miniature wire-to-board connectors for outdoor lighting and high-humidity applications

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced SlimSeal Connector Miniature compact vertical and right-angle IP67 rated wire-to-board connectors. Intended for outdoor lighting and other high-humidity applications, including commercial refrigeration lighting, kitchen appliances, and HVAC equipment, SlimSeal Connector Miniature connectors meet market calls for smaller connectors with reliable...

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Corning to Acquire Substantially All of 3M’s Communication Markets Division
Dec18

Corning to Acquire Substantially All of 3M’s Communication Markets Division

Corning Incorporated has announced that it has entered into agreements with 3M to purchase substantially all of 3M’s Communication Markets Division in a cash transaction valued at approximately $900 million. The acquisition is expected to close during 2018, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval. Corning’s Optical Communications segment will acquire approximately $400 million in annual sales of high bandwidth...

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igus showcases smart innovations at Southern Manufacturing
Dec11

igus showcases smart innovations at Southern Manufacturing

At Southern Manufacturing, which runs from 6th – 8th February at FIVE, Farnborough, igus will showcase a wide range of cost-effective, lightweight and maintenance-free bearings and cable management systems for a variety of engineering applications. Developed to combine the advantages of the E2/000 and E4.1 in one product range, the E4.1L ‘lean’ features interior clip in slotted separators that provide up to an 80 percent assembly time...

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Prysmian celebrates 50 Years of the SA.CO.I. interconnection
Dec11

Prysmian celebrates 50 Years of the SA.CO.I. interconnection

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the taking into operation of the HVDC submarine cable system built for the SA.CO.I. interconnection linking Sardinia’s electricity grid with mainland Italy. It marks a world record for the longest in-service HVDC submarine cable link. “This is an important occasion testifying to the absolute reliability, efficiency and...

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Leoni makes data centres faster with transmission speeds of 400 G via copper
Dec11

Leoni makes data centres faster with transmission speeds of 400 G via copper

Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, offers 400 G copper solutions for the two latest standards for broadband data transmission in computer centres. QSFP-DD and OSFP cable systems make inter-rack connections with 400 G and more possible. A breakout version by Leoni will facilitate full compatibility between the two next-generation standards and downwards...

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Historic warship supplied by AEI Cables gets the Queen’s blessing
Dec11

Historic warship supplied by AEI Cables gets the Queen’s blessing

The biggest warship ever to be built in Britain has been commissioned by the Queen in an historic ceremony – with more than 1,800 miles of cables supplied by AEI Cables powering the vessel. The proud moment came as the Queen visited the newly-built Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier (QEC) in Portsmouth in a ceremony also attended by Princess Anne, Theresa May and the First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Philip Jones. The company, based at...

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Prysmian to Acquire General Cable for $30.00 Per Share in Cash
Dec11

Prysmian to Acquire General Cable for $30.00 Per Share in Cash

Prysmian Group and General Cable Corporation have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Prysmian will acquire General Cable for $30.00 per share in cash. The transaction values General Cable at approximately $3 billion, including debt and certain other General Cable liabilities, and represents a premium of approximately 81% to the General Cable closing price of $16.55 per share on July 14,...

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Alpha Wire Adds Cable Glands to its FIT Wire Management Product Family
Dec11

Alpha Wire Adds Cable Glands to its FIT Wire Management Product Family

Alpha Wire proudly announces the addition of cable glands to its robust product portfolio. As the latest extension to the FIT Wire Management family of accessories, cable glands provide a great solution for cable strain relief, sealing enclosures, along with cables and systems protection against flames, dust, and water in an industrial application. The collection includes a full range of easy installation glands available in three...

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PEI-Genesis to Value-Add Amphenol Pcd D-Sub Connectors
Dec11

PEI-Genesis to Value-Add Amphenol Pcd D-Sub Connectors

PEI-Genesis announces exclusive authorized value-add partnership with Amphenol Pcd for MIL-Spec and commercial qualified D-Sub connectors. Amphenol Pcd D-Subs are high performance, versatile subminiature connectors with polarized shells and pin and socket machined contacts.  The versatile design of the D-Sub makes it an ideal choice for applications where space and weight are constraints. Being in the unique position to value-add...

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Innovative Ellis scoops two awards at York Press Business Awards
Dec11

Innovative Ellis scoops two awards at York Press Business Awards

Ellis Patents was the big winner at the York Press Business Awards 2017, winning the Business Innovation of the Year award and being named The Press Business of the Year. The Rillington-based cable cleat manufacturer won the business innovation award for its No Bolts cleat, which was designed to alleviate a fixing problem that was causing Network Rail severe health and safety concerns. On being given the accolade of Business of the...

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UK manufacturer Roxtec supplies Dana Petroleum’s new North Sea FPSO
Dec11

UK manufacturer Roxtec supplies Dana Petroleum’s new North Sea FPSO

Innovative cable sealing solutions designed by Roxtec have been used in the construction of Dana Petroleum’s new Western Isles floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, which started production in the UK North Sea last month. Roxtec UK managing director Clive Sharp said enclosure seals are being used aboard the platform to allow cables to pass between separate areas, while protecting people and equipment. The firm’s...

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Leoni expands capacities in Mexico
Dec11

Leoni expands capacities in Mexico

Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, further expands its capacities in the Americas. The company has officially opened a new, environmentally friendly Mexican wiring systems plant in the city of Merida, which will serve customers headquartered in Asia and the US. Leoni is recruiting about 2,600 people for the new location. “The new plant in Merida is a clear...

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SFP-DD MSA Releases Specification for High-Speed, High-Density Interface
Dec11

SFP-DD MSA Releases Specification for High-Speed, High-Density Interface

The Small Form Factor Pluggable Double Density (SFP-DD) Multi Source Agreement (MSA) Group recently completed the initial hardware specification and drawings for the SFP-DD pluggable interface designed to enable high-speed, high-density networking equipment.  Targeting support up to 3.5 W optical modules in an enterprise environment, the SFP-DD form factor addresses the technical challenges of achieving a double-density interface and...

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Optical-fibre connector features protected optical contacts to prevent dirt contamination
Dec11

Optical-fibre connector features protected optical contacts to prevent dirt contamination

HARTING’s new PushPull SFP XS fibre-optic connector is designed to address the biggest challenge to the use of optical connectors in industry: their susceptibility to dirt and damage to the contact surfaces forming the interface with the transceiver which converts the optical signal into an electrical signal. Contamination in this area can result in poor or useless signals, but the HARTING PushPull SFP XS connectors do not suffer from...

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Furukawa Electric Group Opens Second Industrial Unit in Mexico
Dec11

Furukawa Electric Group Opens Second Industrial Unit in Mexico

Furukawa Electric LatAm, a company of the Furukawa Electric Group, is opening on December 8th, a new manufacturing facility in Mexico focused on the production of solutions for the communications market. Located in Mexicali, capital of the state of Baja California, the new plant will cover 6,000 square meters with two operating units – one for the production of fiber optic cables and cordages and the other for connectorizing and...

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Connector housings offer direct sealing on the switch cabinet wall
Dec11

Connector housings offer direct sealing on the switch cabinet wall

HARTING’s new Han® HP Direct series of connector housings dispenses with the classical bulkhead mounted housing and replaces it with two mounting flanges. As a result, the standard hood forms a seal directly on the switch cabinet wall, leading to beneficial space savings. Installation requires only that the mounting flanges are screwed to the switch cabinet wall, which can be carried out using the standard panel cutouts of the Han® B...

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