by Gregor le Claire, LEONI AG Professional long-distance automobile driver, Rainer Zietlow, has scaled the Uturuncu volcano located in BoliviaRead more
The simplest cable is a solid wire with a plastic sheath. It can bend and retains this bending—if you don’tRead more
by Amy Clements, Zuken USA, Inc. Harness Builder for E3.series 2022 introduces enhancements to accelerate the adoption of smart manufacturing,Read more
The Wiring Harness Manufacturers Association (WHMA) offers recognition awards each year to honor the accomplishments, leadership and contributions of professionals working in the wire harness and cable assembly industry. These awards were distributed at the WHMA Annual Wire Harness Conference
and the Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE). The first two awards, WHMA Hall of Fame and two WHMA Volunteer Excellence Awards, were presented at WHMA’s 29th Annual Wire Harness Conference on February 16, 2022.
EWPTE, the Cable & Wire Harness Industry’s Exclusive Trade Show, Returned as In-Person Event & Drew Over 2500 Attendees FromRead more
The manufacturing labor force in the USA will have 2.4 million jobs to fill by 2028, according to The Manufacturing Institute. Mexico provides wire harness manufacturers a strong alternative with youthful, cost-competitive labor. Without a commitment to ongoing professional development and continuous improvement, however, Mexico’s workforce will fall behind.Read more
by JP McDaris, Entrada Group The future for the sector lies in Mexico’s interior, where we hire up to 100Read more
Electric vehicles are gaining strong momentum in the automotive market. High growth rates in new registrations are already driving theRead more
by Glenn Larson, Vias3D Engineers and product designers in transportation, mobility, aerospace, defense and industrial equipment manufacturing face significant challengesRead more
by Christine Sieber, Wiring Harness Manufacturer’s Association The EPA issued a new Proposed Rule to extend the risk management complianceRead more
by Craig Birrittella, Emerson Since the advent of electric vehicles, many customers have had to endure long hours of battery-chargingRead more
by Dr. Thomas Gneiting, Admos GmbH Due to the increasing density of electronics and microprocessor technology in electric vehicles, theRead more
by Anthony T. Tassone – UL LLC A review of upcoming standards proposals and recently published revisions is important soRead more
by Rick Pimpinella, Jose Castro, Yu Huang, Bulent Kose, Brett Lane – Panduit Labs, Panduit Corp. To enable the requiredRead more
by Christine Siebert – Wire Harness Manufacturers’ Association The 2022 WHMA conference has several noted industry experts and thought leadersRead more
Mexico Manufacturing Tour Attracts Wire Harness Executives, Company Owners
What would draw several American executives and owners of wire harness-producing companies to take a full day out of running their business and venture down to a Mexico Manufacturing facility? Answer: An acute need for cost-competitive labor. This article takes an inside look at what these VIP visitors witnessed when they toured Entrada Group’s Mexico manufacturing campus.
COFICAB, a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and sales of innovative wires and cables, presents e-COF POWER+. This innovative cable, a part of the e-COF brand, was specially designed to meet the international standards for Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) and Plug-In-Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs). The e-COF POWER+ incorporates the use of two different insulation materials, that ensure:Read more
iciency through extended functionality in connector handling, 3D control cabinet design and component database as well as API extensions enabling
the creation of user-defined add-on programs and interfaces.
First Electronics had a challenge with visibility in its production line. Jobs were being tracked manually in the organization. And once a job went into the production line and through the 15 process areas, there was very little, to no visibility, in regards to its location and status. This was creating major problems for management and the customer support team.Read more
Taking heavy-gauge wire processing to the next level, the powerful and versatile Artos CS-370 from Komax cuts and strips thicker and shorter wires than ever before. The new powerful Artos CS-370 cuts and strips wires with an outer diameter of up to 35 mm and across section of 300 mm2.Read more