FIT Acquired Prettl SWH GmbH and Subsidiaries

FIT (Foxconn Interconnect Technology) Hon Teng Limited (HK.6088) (“FIT”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”), part of the world’s largest electronics manufacturer and leading technological solution provider, today announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Prettl SWH GmbH and its subsidiaries (the “SWH Group“), one of the leading developers and manufacturers of sensor, ……Read More »

Wieland Expands North American Footprint With the Acquisition of Farmers Copper

Wieland has acquired Farmers Copper Ltd., a leading copper, brass, and bronze alloys supplier in North America. Founded in 1980, the company has a strong and long-standing customer base across aerospace, marine, defense, oil & gas, and electrical market segments. Farmers Copper distinguishes itself with its excellent service levels, custom processing capabilities, and outstanding delivery ……Read More »

Research Report: European Connector Market 2022-2028F

In 2022, Europe accounted for over 20% of worldwide connector demand. Which European countries/regions drove this demand? Which countries/regions are anticipated to drive this demand in 2023? What market sectors outperformed the average (European) market and which sectors underperformed? Which European countries/regions and market sectors will offer the best growth prospects over the next five ……Read More »

Research Report: World Circular Connector Market 2023

Bishop & Associates has released a new, extensive 229-page, seven-chapter research report providing an in-depth analysis of the MIL-spec/COTS equivalent and commercial/industrial circular connector markets. This report furnishes detailed statistics worldwide and by region, broken down by circular connector types for the years 2021, 2022, 2023F and 2028F. In addition, to specific circular connector series, ……Read More »

Weidmuller Group to Invest $16.4 million in Richmond, VA Operation

Weidmüller Group will invest $16.4 million to expand its existing operation in Richmond, Virginia. The U.S. expansion cements the company’s commitment to bring engineering and manufacturing closer to North American partners and customers. As part of its ‘Made in America’ commitment, Weidmüller will increase its engineering and production footprint in the U.S. by 24,000 square feet, allowing the company to engineer ……Read More »

Hirose Opens new Chicago Headquarters

Hirose Electric opened a new Americas corporate headquarters near Chicago. The new state-of-the-art facility features key elements to support customer development life cycle. This includes an expanded engineering lab with application support services and a new leading-edge customer imagination center. These upgraded facilities enable Hirose to work closely with customers to support the development of innovative products ……Read More »

Allied Electronics & Automation Rebrands as RS

Fort Worth, Texas, February 6, 2023 - Allied Electronics & Automation, the main trading brand of RS Group plc in the Americas (LSE: RS1), a global omni-channel provider of industrial product and service solutions, has rebranded as RS. This rebranding will elicit new opportunities to help industrial customers overcome challenges and further enhance the company’s user-friendly, technology-enabled ……Read More »

TE Connectivity ranks among Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for sixth year

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Feb. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectors and sensors, has earned for the sixth year in a row a place among Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies. The annual survey, conducted by Fortune and Korn Ferry, is given to top executives, directors and financial analysts to identify the companies that enjoy ……Read More »

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 »