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Manufacturers of connectors

This page has been split off of the socket and connector makers page. Most of the socket makers are also still listed here.

tel: +1-800-447-7187 - Atlanta Sales Center

Advanced Interconnections Corp.
5 Energy Way
West Warwick, RI 02893
tel: +1-800-424-9850 - Toll free U.S. and Canada
tel: +1-401-823-5200
fax: +1-401-823-8723 general company products distributors
ISO 9001 Certified designer and manufacturer of innovative interconnect solutions. Standard and custom designs, specializing in high density SMT BGA Socketing Systems, Board to Board Connectors, and many varieties of Adapters. Screw-machined terminals and patented design features offer reduced processing costs as well as long-term reliability.

American Micro Products
American Micro Products

(Founded in 1941 by U.A. Whitaker as Aero-Marine Products.)
AMP, Inc.
One of the best connector/sockets makers around. Their policy is/was to be able to provide good connectors for any standard except when they (with their years of experience) considered the standard to be too flawed.

Amphenol is one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world. The company designs, manufactures and markets electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, interconnect systems and coaxial/flat ribbon cable.

Antona Corporation
4187 Knobhill Drive
Los Angeles, CA 91403
tel: +1-818-783-4299
fax: +1-310-783-4216
Design and manufacture socket adapters for SMD components. Also make adapters for PC, STD and RS232 to RS422 interfacing.

Aries Electronics, Inc.
62A Trenton Ave.
Frenchtown, NJ 08825-0130
tel: +1-908-996-6841
fax: +1-908-996-3891


(Augat Company is now part of Thomas&Betts.)
Augat Inc.
tel: +1-617-222-2202

Azimuth Electronics, Inc.
2605 S. El Camino Real
San Clemente, CA 92672
Tel: +1-949-492-6481
Fax: +1-949-492-0744


CAB Produkttechnik GmbH
Haid-und-Neu-Straße 7
76131 Karlsruhe
tel: +49-721-6626-00
fax: +49-721-6626-119
distributed by EPT

Cinch Connectors
Sold to Connector Division TRW Electronic Components Group.
TRW sold the Cinch/Connectors Division to Labinal Components and Systems in Elk Grove, Illinois in 1987.

Cable Manufacturing Business
8412 Friesland Dr.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
tel: +1-714-848-5796
fax: +1-714-848-2296
CMB offers the widest selection of computer cables and accessories to meet the unique needs of the industry... for distributors, resellers, and government. We understand your needs and maintain inventory to service all of your orders with priority. All of-our products are pre-tested to ensure the highest quality and performance at a price that defines incredible value. We guarantee every cable product we sell. This is why we offer but a lifetime warranty.

Comm Con Connectors
Comm Con Connectors, Inc.
1848 Evergreen Street
Duarte, CA 91010
tel: +1-626-301-4200
fax: +1-626-301-4212

distributed by TNT

Diamond USA Inc.
27 Industrial Avenue
Chelmsford, MA 01824
tel: +1-978-256-6544
tel: +1-888-370-3809
fax: +1-978-256-3362 General
Manufacturer of high performance convex and angle polished fiber optic connectors and mating adapters (E2000, FC, SC, ST, DIN, PM). We offer a comprehensive product line including attenuators, backplane systems, couplers and multifiber systems. Terminations services available for active and passive components.

ImCon - representative of Compagnie Deutsch
Mar. nam 1
tel: 00420545129446
fax: 00420545233169
Waterproof DEUTSCH connectors for automotive, railways, mining, military, aircraft, agroculture, robotics, CAN networks, sensors, construction equipment, meets most of the international and MIL standards, special sealed connectors for PCB especially for sealed industrial electronics for heavy environment, CKB connectors according to UIC railways standards, filtered connectors, Opto modem (single optic cable) for RS-232, RS-485, RS-422 up to 2,5 km, Hermetics relays for railways, military, aero and industrial applications, HF cables from our division ALPEN.

D.F. Sales
(This is a distributor)
D.F. Sales
690 Quinn Ave.
San Jose, CA 95112
tel: +1-801-399-5315
fax: +1-801-399-5334
We specialize in components of AMP, MOLEX, 3M, BERG, etc. D.F. Sales is a division of Connectors Unlimited inc. In business over 14 years. We are independent stocking distributor. We have 20,000 square foot of warehouse dedicated to your electronic needs.


Emulation Solutions
Emulation Solutions
1376 Borregas
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
tel: +1-408-745-1524
fax: +1-408-745-1526
ES make adapters for emulating, programming, testing and debugging ICs. Our adapters are for DIP, PLCC, PGA, BGA, microBGA, QFP, TSOP, SOP, TSSOP.
We make adapters for Any Package, Any Pin Coun, Any Pitch, any questions?

Emulation Technology
Emulation Technology, Inc.
2344 Walsh Avenue, Building F
Santa Clara, CA 95051
tel: +1-408-982-0660
fax: +1-408-982-0664 General About Corporate news Technical data Search engine Distributors/Rep's Order Datasheets/books
Emulation Technology is a global supplier of chip level signal access tools, sockets, adapters, test clips, probes and accessories used with in-circuit emulators, programmers, logic analyzers, oscilloscopes and for prototyping. We carry sockets and adapters to support emulation, programming, prototyping, testing and debugging for PQFP, BGA, microBGA, QFP, DIP, PLCC, TSOP, SSOP, SOP, TSSOP, SOIC configurations. We can also create custom products to match your specification. Emulation Technology makes finding the right product easy with our new search engine and e-commerce on-line store.

Enplas Corporation
tel: +81-482-25-7233
fax: +81-482-57-0191

tel: +1-617-928-3400
distributor of Cab

E-tec Interconnect Ltd.
Industrial Zone C
CH-1606 Forel (Lavaux)
tel: +41-21-7810810
fax: +41-21-7810811 General
E-tec is a Swiss manufacturer of precision IC sockets and connectors, offering one of the most comprehensive product lines for socketing BGA, LGA, CGA, and CSP chips. PGA, IPGA, DIL, SIP sockets and many more are also manufactured by E-tec Switzerland and a full range of other connectors for board-to-board and cable-to-board requirements are offered by E-tec Taiwan.

Friedrich-Mezger-Stra$szlig;e 28
D-78234 Engen
tel: +49-7733-7083
fax: +49-7733-2141 general
FIXTEST is a German manufacturer and supplier for high precision spring contact probes used in sockets and other testing or interconnecting devices.

General Bussan
General Bussan Co., Ltd.
tel: +81-3-3383-1711
fax: +81-3-3383-1719

Keypads, solid state relays, switches

Harwin, Plc
PO Box 319
New Albany, IN 47151
tel: +1-812-285-0055
fax: +1-812-285-0056 General
Manufacturers of board, smt, power, miniature and high rel connectors, PC sockets, spacers, pillars and custom connectors.

KE Socket

Keystone Electronics Company
31-07 20th Road
Astoria, NY 11105-2017
tel: +1-718-956-8900
fax: +1-718-956-0940

1810 Little Orchard St.
San Jose, CA 95125
tel: +1-408-494-0330
tel: +1-888-KYCON22
fax: +1-408-494-0325
fax: +1-800-22KYCON - Specs by fax
They make connectors.

tel: +1-510-651-2700


Mingzi Electronics Company Ltd.
tel: +86-765-8304063
fax: +86-765-8306544
Has been a professional manufacturer and exporter of RF, audio and video connectors, adapters since 1989. Accumulating professional experience for years, we have established well-know products in China and worldwide. Our products can be applied to CATV, Audio, Video, and communication equipment. We adopt CNC computer lathes and other professional equipment, and Quality Control System ISO9001/2000, so we have very strong confidence in our products. We deeply believe that we can provide the best quality, the most competitive prices and the earliest delivery to you. As we have excellent experience selling into the international trade market, making our company well-know all over the world.
If you have any inquiries please do feel free to let us know at any time. We can offer samples or drawings for you. We also accept OEM and ODM orders if samples or drawings can be provided to develop new products together. We wish to have a wonderful beginning with you in the near future.

MMM Co., Ltd (Textool)
tel: +1-800-328-7732


Nepenthe Socket
2479 East Bayshore Road
Suite 800
Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
tel: +1-650-496-6666 - Main
tel: +1-650-496-6665 - Voice mail
tel: +1-800-637-3684 - sales
fax: +1-650-856-8650



OZ Tek
OZ Technologies, Inc.
3387 Investment Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
tel: +1-510-782-2654
fax: +1-510-782-2656
Plastronics Socket Company
2601 Texas Drive
Irving, TX, 75062
tel: +1-972-2582580
tel: +1-800-582-5822 - toll free phone
fax: +1-972-2586771
fax: +1-800-582-5890
We are socket manufacturers and make burn-in sockets

tel: +1-800-726-8329

Takachiho Denki K.K
tel: +81-485-24-9900


Thomas Betts

Texas Instruments
111 Forbes Boulevard
Mansfield, MA 02048
tel: +1-508-236-5388
tel: +1-508-236-5202
fax: +1-508-236-5339
fax: +1-508-236-5200 General
Burn-in Test Sockets. TI creates custom-engineered and core testing solutions for the semiconductor industry to ensure quality, boost yield, and increase productivity. TI has an extensive portfolio of existing burn-in test sockets and is leading the industry with CSP and Rambus technology solutions, servicing the memory, microprocessor, ASIC and logic businesses.

TNT Distributors, Inc.
13264 Pond Springs Rd.
Austin, TX 78729
tel: +1-512-258-7196
fax: +1-512-258-5053
Distributor of CTI

Transamerican Electronics Division
Transamerican Electronics Division
6400 Airport Road, Bldg A, # C
El Paso, TX 79925
tel: +1-915-778-0272
fax: +1-915-778-5517
We will convert any surface mount component into a DIP package component.
The types that we can convert include: SOIC, TSOP type 1 and 2, SOJ, (PLCC to PGA coming soon)

See Wells (next entry). The term Welcon is from about 1982...

(1997: Purchased by PCD Inc. and combined with CTi Technologies to create WELLS-CTI.)
Wells-CTI, Inc.
3502 N. Olive Road
South Bend, IN 46628
tel: +1-219-287-5941
fax: +1-219-287-0356
Manufacturer of Burn-In/Test sockets for BGA, SBGA, FBGA, CSP, QFP, TSOP, SSOP, HSOP, MCR, SOJ, SOP, ZIP, PLCC, LCC, DIP, PGA, Discretes and Carriers, Clips and Contactors. Also BGA surface-mount production sockets.

X-Multiple or X-RJAX
X-RJAX (this seems to be their product) Site crashes my Netscape 4.7 browser under Linux! Beware: lots of Flash!
X-RJAX are coax connectors that work like the easy to use snap-in RJ form factor telephone and twisted wire LAN plugs.

Yamaichi Electronics USA, Inc.
2235 Zanker Road
San Jose, CA 95131
tel: +1-408-456-0797
fax: +1-408-456-0799
tel: +81-3-3778-6121
fax: +81-3-3778-6181

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