Connector Corner: Industry News/ Info

Welcome to Connector Corner by Air Electro Inc. Information and news about the cutting-edge industry of electrical connectors, defense contracts, aviation, aerospace, defense, and industrial automation and functionality.  Air Electro Inc. (AEI) has been serving and excelling in this thriving industry for over 65 years,  Originally founded by a US Marine Veteran, the team takes great pride in continuing to be a now third-generation family-owned and operated company.  Our industry is aerospace, military and defense, and industrial applications around the globe.
  • June 10, 2019

    Raytheon And United Technologies Merge To Create A New Aerospace Giant

    The Raytheon Co. and United Technologies Corp. are merging in an all-stock deal that the two companies say is a merger of equals. Photo Courtesy: The new company's name will be Raytheon Technologies Corp. — and it's expected...


  • April 10, 2019

    Interview of Souriau-Sunbank VP of Sales, Anne-Marie Andrews

    AEI sits down with Souriau-Sunbank VP of Sales, Anne-Marie Andrews Souriau-Sunbank VP of Sales Anne-Marie Andrews Air Electro: What makes SOURIAU different from other connector manufacturers? Ann-Marie: SOURIAU – SUNBANK Connection Technologies is a company that is more than...


  • February 6, 2019

    All About Circular Connectors: Mil-Spec Design Summary

    MIL-DTL-5015 (SAE AS50151) connectors, circular, MS3100 series (solder contact) Design Features: Threaded coupling design; eight connector configurations. Fifteen shell sizes—Range 8 thru 48 (.500" to 3.000" diameter). Wide variety of power and signal contact sizes (#4/0 to #20...


  • November 26, 2018

    Radiall QLI Connector Series

    Radiall’s QLI connector series is a by-product of its predecessor 7/16. It has specifically been designed to improve the performance and increase the productivity of an older bayonet connector series. QLI connectors feature bayonet locking mechanism for the ease of...


  • November 1, 2018

    How to Buy Electronic Components – Strategies to Help Source Better

    Sourcing for electronic components to fulfill one’s BOM can often be more challenging then it needs to be. Am I paying too much? Should I be afraid of the counterfeit products? Are my parts coming from the authorized supply chain...


  • October 26, 2018

    Interview with Positronic’s Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing John Grimm

    Do you wonder what component manufacturers are doing to keep up with the industry demand and shorten current lead times? Air Electro’s Marketing Director, Nemanja Jokanovic, and Positronic’s Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing, John Grimm discuss how Positronic...


  • October 17, 2018

    Glenair Mighty Mouse Connectors – All You Need to Know in One Summary

    Glenair’s Mighty Mouse connectors are the industry standard for reduced size and weight applications. At half the weight and size of the regular D38999 connector, the Mighty Mouse series makes it a perfect choice where weight and space constraints are...


  • September 19, 2018

    Outdoor Industrial Application Connectors by SOURIAU – UTL Series

    Souriau’s UTL series is a plastic connector suitable for outdoor industrial applications thanks to a high sealing performance (IP68/IP69K) and an extreme UV resistance with F1 material per UL746C. The UTL series guarantees extended outdoor life. Designed and qualified...


  • August 2, 2018

    Gregory S. Rocque Appointed as President of Positronic

    Positronic Global President Greg Rocque Positronic, a global manufacturer of high-reliability electronic connector products based in Springfield, Missouri, USA, has appointed Gregory S. Rocque as President of the Company. Rocque will lead the efforts and execution of continued...


  • June 11, 2018

    Radiall’s Aerospace Connector Applications

    RADIALL IS A LEADING MANUFACTURER OF AEROSPACE CONNECTORS COVERING A BROAD RANGE OF APPLICATIONS. From “off the shelf” standard designs to custom applications, Radiall’s connectors often find in many commercial and defense applications. Air Electro...


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