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Electronic Contact Pin Manufacturer Draws Interest on Manufacturing Day

Posted by bead electronics on Oct 9, 2015 11:12:00 AM


Bead Electronics hosted plant tours, a video, and speakers at their facility on Friday, October 2 in honor of Manufacturing Day. U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and other local government representatives attended the event as well as students from the Advanced Manufacturing Program at Housatonic Community College.
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Topics: contact pins, community, manufacturing

Bead Electronics Announces Manufacturing Scholarship Program

Posted by Jill Mayer on Sep 2, 2014 11:25:00 AM

To commemorate its 100-year anniversary, Bead Electronics has established The Bryant Family Scholarship Fund at Housatonic Community College to benefit its Manufacturing and Engineering programs.

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Topics: electronic pins, bead electronics, bead industries, community, manufacturing

Finding Toolmakers is Key to Growth of Swaging Business

Posted by Jill Mayer on Feb 26, 2014 12:33:00 PM

In a recent article in the Connecticut Post, local manufacturers expressed concern over an aging workforce in a vibrant industry for the state. In response, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy stated it necessary for us to continue to encourage students to pursue careers in manufacturing, reminding them that "entry-level jobs in manufacturing often pay more than entry-level positions for those with a four-year college degree".

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

MFG Day a Success at Bead Electronics

Posted by Jill Mayer on Oct 7, 2013 4:07:00 PM

Manufacturing Day was a big success! Thanks to all who came out to Bead Electronics for the factory tour and presentation.

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

Bead Electronics to Host Factory Tour for MFG Day

Posted by Jill Mayer on Sep 19, 2013 11:37:00 AM

On Friday, October 4th, we are hosting a factory tour in honor of Manufacturing Day. The tour will involve a walk through of the factory, a visual explanation of our process, and some insight into the electronics components market. Whether you are a student in the engineering field or a seasoned engineer already, this tour is for you!

During the tour, you will learn about our unique swaging process, a metalworking method that is virtually scrapless and can produce precision parts quickly and inexpensively.

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Topics: electronic pins, PCB contact pins, contact pins, custom contact pins, bead electronics, swaging, community