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How Will Disruptive Technologies Impact Custom Contact Pins?

Posted by Bead Electronics on Dec 1, 2022 1:50:31 PM

At the New Haven Manufacturers Association (NHMA) Annual Meeting during a presentation on Disruptive Technologies by Martin Hudd of ASSA, Jill Mayer, CEO of Bead Industries, came to an understanding. In a nutshell, if manufacturers don't continuously improve their processes and products, they could be left behind when technology inevitably shifts the landscape.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Hollow Contact Pins, Solid Wire Contact Pins, Swaging, End to End Contact Pins

All About Solid Wire Contact Pins

Posted by Bead Electronics on Nov 8, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Wires are considered the backbone of the modern information age. When someone uses the word "wire," they most commonly mean a flexible, cylinder-shaped piece of metal. They're probably talking about an item with a diameter that might range from a few millimeters to several centimeters.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Solid Wire Contact Pins, Swaging

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

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

5 Problems With Automated and Semi-Automated Pin Insertion Machines

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jul 19, 2022 11:00:00 AM

The global pin insertion machine market is expected to reach over $240 million by 2026, while manual pin insertion is expected to reach around $55 million.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Swaging, End to End Contact Pins

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