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Electronic Contact Pin Manufacturer Achieves Updated ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Posted by bead electronics on Oct 13, 2017 11:39:00 AM


Electronic Contact Pin Manufacturer, Bead Electronics, has been awarded the newly revised ISO 9001:2015 certification for its Quality Management System. Bead received the certification upon verification by an independent auditor that it has complied with the rigorous standard.
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Topics: contact pins, manufacturing, quality standards, bead electronics

Bead Receives Manufacturing Innovation Funds, Upgrades Equipment

Posted by bead electronics on Mar 14, 2017 3:49:00 PM

Bead Electronics was awarded another grant from the Manufacturing Innovation Fund Voucher Program, a partnership between the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and The Connecticut Center for Advance Technology (CCAT).

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Topics: contact pins, manufacturing, electronic pins, bead electronics

Bead Electronics Inducted into American Manufacturing Hall of Fame

Posted by bead electronics on Oct 7, 2016 10:14:00 AM


Bead Industries, parent company of Bead Electronics and Bead Chain, was inducted into the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame on October 6. The Hall of Fame celebrates the innovative history of American manufacturing, raises funds for educational programs and promotes awareness of Advanced Manufacturing which is critical to the economy. Read More

Topics: contact pins, manufacturing, electronic pins, bead electronics

All About Swaging

Posted by Jill Mayer on Feb 20, 2015 5:19:00 PM

With so many metal forming methods to choose from when designing your product or application, the choice can be overwhelming. Some methods have been around for decades (we’ve been swaging for nearly 100 years) and new ones are currently being developed. The most common metal forming techniques in use today include:

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Topics: PCB contact pins, contact pins, bead electronics, hollow contact pins, swaging

3 Simple Steps to Getting a Custom Contact Pin

Posted by Jill Mayer on Oct 3, 2014 12:53:00 PM

Getting a custom contact pin shouldn't be a difficult process. It requires a few simple steps that involve a bit of research, some organization, and the right supplier. Here are some tips to guide you in your process.

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Topics: electronic pins, contact pins, custom contact pins, custom connectors, bead electronics