Entries by ITSA

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ITSA – Connector sales growth in some sectors belies a tough year ahead

Member sales down 9% YTD compared to 2019 Medical sector remains “healthy” Fibre sales down 37% ITSA represents UK connector and component companies supplying into the UK electronics industry. Since connectors of all types and formats are fundamental to virtually every technology-based product or system, what ITSA’s members are experiencing is a pretty accurate barometer […]

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binder high density connector for sensor and automation applications

The new 12-pin M8 male panel-mount connectors with dip-soldered contacts of the Series 768/718 supplement the selection from binder with high-performance products for signal and data transmission. In the automation industry, M8 connectors are considered the standard because of their specific properties. This is because they make it possible to transmit signals and data in […]

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HUBER+SUHNER UK division receives Supply Chains for the 21st Century Bronze Award for operational excellence

HUBER+SUHNER (UK) Ltd. has been recognised with the Bronze Performance Standard Supply Chains for the 21st Century (SC21) award by ADS, the UK trade organization for Aerospace, Defense, Security and Space, for its commitment towards technical excellence and the continual improvement of its production performance. HUBER+SUHNER achieved this accolade through implementing stringent measures which resulted […]

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Smiths Interconnect’s contact technology launched on NASA Mars Perseverance Rover

NASA’s Mars Exploration Program, Mars Perseverance Rover was launched on July 30, 2020 and will touch down on Mars on February 18, 2021.  Designed to be the most sophisticated rover NASA has built, the Mars Perseverance Rover will use advanced systems to explore the diverse geological landscape, discover ancient habitats, gather rock and soil samples […]

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Smiths Interconnect Expands Test Laboratory in Suzhou

Smiths Interconnect proudly announced the expansion of its Qualification and Test laboratory at its site in Suzhou, China.           The investment represents the latest in Smiths Interconnect’s ongoing investments in the new Suzhou facility following its establishment in 2018, as a Centre of Excellence. The laboratory now offers a one-stop shop […]

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HARTING to showcase modular solutions at Smart Factory Expo 2020

HARTING will be discussing their range of innovative connectivity solutions at the online Smart Factory Expo from the 9th to the 13th November 2020. Their product and market specialists will be on hand to discuss the benefits of modularisation in the modern smart factory, including adaptable production methods, reduced maintenance downtimes and shortened set up […]

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New “SLIMS” Narrow FeedThrough Connectors from Cliff Save Panel Space

Cliff Electronics leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectors and test equipment, announce the introduction of their new SLIMS FeedThrough Connector range. Offering a more compact alternative to their very popular 26mm wide XLR form factor product range, the new SLIMS connectors are just 19mm wide allowing up to 20 to be mounted […]

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HARTING discuss latest industrial technologies in new webinar series

Following the success of the first Experts Camp back in May, HARTING have organised a second series of webinars to discuss the latest in industry innovations and connection technology. Below you’ll find more details of the topics HARTING’s specialists will present, including cutting-edge products, time-saving solutions and technologies for designing the future. Modularity in Production […]

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NCC Connectors suit applications with restricted space and offer high protection levels when connected and disconnected

The Series 670 NCC Subminiature Connectors expand the binder product range with a system for applications with restricted space. The newly developed products target the growing need for suitable, reliable circular connectors in many applications including lighting and test and measurement instrumentation. The Series 670 are 5-pin subminiature connectors with a bayonet closure and a […]

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HARTING Technology Group has been shaping the future for 75 years

  For 75 years, the HARTING Technology Group has been driving technological change and providing decisive innovations for the future. The vision formulated in 1996 by the family owners, ‘We want to shape the future with technologies for people’, remains the guiding star of our entrepreneurial activities. September 1st marks the 75th anniversary of the […]

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Astec Precision become the latest ITSA Associate Member

    Astec Precision was established in 1998 to supply miniature precision turned parts for high specification industries. We have since grown to become leaders in our field, and now boast one of the largest and most advanced Swiss type sliding head capabilities in the UK. Commenting on becoming an associate member, Astec’s Managing Director […]

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ITSA hosts its first industry editors meeting in London

ITSA held its first editors meeting in London on the 20th February. This was the first meeting of its kind and was the beginning of a comprehensive PR/Marketing plan which will continue throughout 2020. The meeting was attended by several ITSA members together with editors from Electronics Sourcing, Electronic Product Design & Test, Electronics World, […]

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ITSA reports that 2019 ends well for the UK connector industry

• 2019 – ITSA Members posted 5% revenue growth over previous year • 2019 – Highest revenue year since 2014 • 13% increase in distribution revenue stream February 20. The European electronics market had what many have described as a “difficult” 2019 with only single digit growth, while the UK market fared marginally better. One […]