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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: electronic pins, contact pins, bead electronics, manufacturing

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: electronic pins, contact pins, bead electronics, manufacturing

How To Customize a Standard Contact Pin Without Blowing Your Budget

Posted by bead electronics on Aug 31, 2015 3:14:00 PM

 Just like "cozy" can seem like a synonym for "small" (especially when it comes to real estate), the word "custom" can sometimes be synonymous with "expensive". In the electronics manufacturing industry, custom can also require high-volume orders or exorbitant tooling charges. This post will help you customize a standard contact pin without blowing your budget in five steps.

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Topics: electronic pins, custom contact pins, swaging, end to end contact pins

Proud Parents of Electronic Contact Pins

Posted by bead electronics on Jun 22, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Maybe it's because school is out for summer (and our kids are spending more time around the house), but we can't help but to draw similarities between our children and our electronic contact pins. We are proud parents of them both.  Unlike most parents, at Bead, we welcome you to scrutinize our "children".

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Topics: electronic pins, custom contact pins, hollow contact pins, solid wire 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