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Bead Electronics Celebrates 100 Years with its Valued Employees

Posted by Jill Mayer on Mar 19, 2014 11:12:00 AM

On March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day), Bead celebrated 100 years of continuous operation.   Though many public events are in the works for the coming months, today was a time for Bead employees to gather together to celebrate the company’s centennial year in their Milford/Orange plant.  

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

Bead Industries Marks 100 Years of Manufacturing Innovation

Posted by Jill Mayer on Jan 23, 2014 3:17:00 PM

Bead Electronics, one of two divisions at Bead Industries, Inc., is a global manufacturer of precision continuous reeled, solid-wire, and tubular contact pins for the telecom, automotive, connector, and lighting industries.

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