Smiths Interconnect Acquires Plastronics Sockets & Connectors

January 2023 – Smiths Interconnect, a division of Smiths Group plc, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Plastronics Sockets & Connectors, a leading supplier of burn-in test sockets and patented spring probe contacts for the semiconductor test market segment, as well as custom connectors for industrial applications. Plastronics’ technology, products, and capabilities complement and ……Read More »

Infinite Electronics Acquires Bulgin Ltd

IRVINE, Calif. (January 19, 2023) Infinite Electronics, Inc. announced today that it acquired Bulgin Ltd, a UK-based developer and manufacturer of connectors and related components for harsh-environment applications. Bulgin was previously owned by Equistone Partners Europe, a leading European mid-market private equity firm.   “By welcoming Bulgin to Infinite Electronics’ growing brand portfolio, we are better positioned to meet the increasing ……Read More »

Infinite Electronics Agrees to Acquire Cable Connectivity Group

IRVINE, Calif. (November 8, 2022) – Infinite Electronics Inc. announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cable Connectivity Group (CCG) from Torqx Capital Partners (Torqx) and TKH Group NV (TKH). The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approval and is expected to close in Q1 2023. CCG is a leader in the production, ……Read More »

TREXON Acquires Intelliconnect

MACEDONIA, Ohio, USA, and Chelmsford UK (September 23, 2022) – Trexon, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Intelliconnect, a supplier of RF connectors, adapters, and cable assemblies. Founded in 2003 and based in Chelmsford, U.K., Intelliconnect has grown rapidly since its inception, becoming a market leader in design-led RF (radio frequency) components. Regarding the ……Read More »

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 »