Amphenol Finalizes Acquisition of NPI Solutions

Amphenol Corporation finalized the acquisition of NPI Solutions of Morgan Hill, CA. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. NPI manufactures cable assemblies and value-add interconnect assemblies for industrial applications with a particular focus on semiconductor manufacturing equipment. The business generates annual sales of ~$65M. The acquisition is likely to further strengthens the capabilities and ……Read More »

HARTING Opens New Production Facility

HARTING technology group has opened a new production facility in the district of Thirumazhisai in Chennai, India. This important production center began its development 16 years ago. “Back then, it was just a small sales office with the employees initially looking after the sales and marketing of our products,” said CEO Philip Harting. “Today, we ……Read More »

ODU Celebrates 80 Years

ODU honors its 80 years in operation with celebrations and an investment of almost 60 million euro in the company headquarters, including a new five-story building for the turning shop with laboratories and offices, and plans to build an additional assembly hall. Founded by Otto Dunkel in 1942, ODU established itself early as a global ……Read More »

Samtec Acquires Ultra Communications

Samtec Acquires Ultra Communications Samtec Inc. acquired Ultra Communications Inc., a Vista, California-based manufacturer of high-speed digital and RF fiber optic components. Ultra Communications’ core competencies include circuit design, optoelectronic package design, and manufacturing of fiber optic components. Founded in 2005, the company holds substantial IP and technology, with active programs in the mil-avionic, space/satellite, ground vehicles, ……Read More »

TE Connectivity Acquires Relay Technology from Phoenix Contact Group

TE Connectivity Acquires Relay Technology from Phoenix Contact Group TE Connectivity has acquired the force-guided narrow safety relay (NSR) elementary relay technology from the Phoenix Contact Group (Phoenix Contact), as part of a long-term partnership agreement. The acquisition adds a single-pole, force-guided offering to TE’s broad relay portfolio for the factory automation, elevator, and rail markets. ……Read More »

RF Industries Agreement to Purchase Microlab LLC

RF Industries Agreement to Purchase Microlab LLC RF Industries has entered into an agreement to purchase Microlab LLC radio frequency components business from Wireless Telecom Group. The boards of directors of the two companies unanimously approved the transaction, which is subject to various terms and conditions, including approval by Wireless Telecom Group’s shareholders. After the transaction, Wireless Telecom Group will be comprised ……Read More »

TPC Wire & Cable Forms Trexon Brand

TPC Wire & Cable Forms Trexon Brand TPC Wire & Cable announced the formation of the Trexon brand, which encompasses the brand portfolio of TPC, Pittsburgh Wire and Cable, and MilRail in its Industrial Products division, and EZ Form Cable, CiCoil, Hydro Group, Integrated Cable Systems (ICS), and The First Electronics Corporation (FEC) in its ……Read More »

Trexon Acquired Power Connector Inc.

Trexon Acquired Power Connector Inc. Trexon announced that it has completed the acquisition of Power Connector Inc. (PCI), a leading supplier of tactical communications interconnect for military applications. Founded in 1987 and based in Suffolk County, New York, PCI is a defense logistics agency QPL manufacturer of MIL-DTL-55181 and MIL-DTL-55116 connectors. Designed into hand-held and mounted ……Read More »

Amphenol Creates Three New Divisions

Amphenol Creates Three New Divisions Effective January 1, 2022, Amphenol aligned its business units into three newly formed Divisions: Harsh Environment Solutions (HES), Communications Solutions (CS), and Interconnect and Sensor Systems (ISS). This new alignment reinforces the Company’s entrepreneurial culture and the clear accountability of each of our business unit general managers, while enhancing the ……Read More »

Molex Acquires Keyssa’s Contactless Connector Technology

Molex Acquires Keyssa’s Contactless Connector Technology Molex has acquired core technology and intellectual property (IP) from Keyssa Inc., a pioneer in high-speed contactless connectors. The acquisition of this unique wireless chip-to-chip technology, including over 350 filed patent applications, will accelerate Molex’s strategy to further expand and diversify its micro connector portfolio with highly flexible, cable-free connectors ……Read More »