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Finding Toolmakers is Key to Growth

Posted by Jill Mayer on Oct 13, 2022 9:45:49 AM

Back in 2014, local Connecticut manufacturers expressed concern over an aging workforce in a vibrant industry for the state of CT. In response, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy stated it is necessary for CT and elsewhere to continue to encourage students to pursue careers in manufacturing, reminding them, "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

The Expanding Market of Electronic Sensors

Posted by Bead Electronics on Sep 27, 2022 12:29:38 PM

Did you know that in 1877 the first phonograph was created by Thomas Edison? It would spark further technological advances that would lead to CD players. Phonographs are an example of how sensors on the needle detect movement, converting it to a signal and sound.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Medical

The Production Part Approval Process for Automotive

Posted by Bead Electronics on Sep 14, 2022 9:31:23 AM

Did you know that every vehicle coming off an assembly line carries approximately 150 pounds of electronic and electrical wiring and circuitry? That's a lot of connectors and contact pins that are expected to work without fault for years.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, Automotive, Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

3 Tips To Consider When Ordering Connector Pins For Your Assembly

Posted by Bead Electronics on Aug 22, 2022 11:00:00 AM

Connector pins come in various designs and sizes to cater to the electronic (i.e., low-level signal) or electrical (i.e., power) connectivity needs in interconnect applications in multiple industries.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Swaging, End to End Contact Pins

Electronic & Electrical Connectors in Communication Applications

Posted by Bead Electronics on Aug 16, 2022 12:03:07 PM

Today, most workers use at least three separate devices to communicate. The ability to connect with anyone, anywhere, is essential to businesses in the modern era. When communication issues occur, it affects production, customer satisfaction, and so much more.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Communication

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