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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

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

Sustainable Manufacturing Achieved Through Swaging

Posted by Bead Electronics on Sep 30, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Since Americans can produce around 2.3 million tons of metal waste in a single year, it's important that we do all we can to reduce our carbon footprint. Metalworking processes should be altered for sustainable manufacturing to minimize the amount of waste output.

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Topics: Swaging, Pin Insertion, Sustainability

Swaging vs. Stamping

Posted by Bead Electronics on Feb 15, 2021 9:06:09 AM

Manufacturing companies rely on various forming methods to manipulate the size and shape of metal. While there are several such methods in the industry, swaging is one of the oldest used. Similarly, metal stamping is another well-known industrial process used for metal forming and has evolved over time.

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Topics: Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Swaging, Quality Standards, Stamping

Proud Parents of Electronic Contact Pins

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jun 22, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Maybe it's because school is out for summer (and our kids are spending more time around the house), but we can't help but to draw similarities between our children and our electronic contact pins. We are proud parents of them both: Precision Square Wire and Hollow. Unlike most parents, at Bead, we welcome you to scrutinize our "children".

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Hollow Contact Pins, Solid Wire Contact Pins, Swaging, Quality Standards

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