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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, Community, Manufacturing

Manufacturing 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: Bead Electronics, 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!

 

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Swaging, Community

Bead Electronics Awarded Grant to Improve Swaging Dies

Posted by Jill Mayer on Apr 1, 2013 11:42:00 AM

Bead Electronics was recently awarded a $75,000 grant through the State of Connecticut's Manufacturing Technical Assistance Program (MTAP) to help develop a more efficient method for producing swaging dies. The work will be conducted in collaboration with the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT), and the success of the program will make Bead more competitive and help us win new business for the future.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Swaging, Community