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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

5 Major Challenges Manufacturers Face (And How to Solve Them)

Posted by Bead Electronics on May 19, 2022 8:00:00 AM

From pandemics to trade wars to actual wars, manufacturing has seen its share of problems over the past few years! The reality is every manufacturer is struggling with many of the same problems.

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Topics: Manufacturing

7 Reasons to Choose Insert Molding For Plastic Parts

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jul 22, 2021 4:33:55 PM

Did you know that plastic parts can provide 25 to 50 percent cost savings over metal ones? That is why plastics have taken off in a variety of industries, from automotive to aerospace, medical, and consumer products manufacturing. And it is why we are seeing an increase in processes like insert molding.

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Topics: Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Insert Molding, Plastic, Overmolding, Design for Manufacturing (DFM)

Custom Insert Molding for DFM

Posted by Bead Electronics on Mar 17, 2021 9:00:37 AM

Insert molding is key across industries, integral in the production of electrical switches, vehicle dashboards, power tools and surgical appliances. For any product that is intended to connect with another through the use of a connector pin or alternative insert, insert molding is the process used to add that metal mating pieces to a plastic design during the manufacturing of that particular part.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Overmolding, Design for Manufacturing (DFM)

Electronic Contact Pin Manufacturer Achieves Updated ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Posted by Bead Electronics on Oct 13, 2017 11:39:00 AM

Electronic Contact Pin Manufacturer, Bead Electronics, has been awarded the newly revised ISO 9001:2015 certification for its Quality Management System.

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Topics: Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, Manufacturing

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