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PEI-Genesis

PEI-Genesis is one of the world’s fastest assemblers of precision connectors and cable assemblies. Our proprietary automation allows us to assemble, from one of the largest inventories of electronic components, to our customer’s specific requirements. PEI develops engineered solutions that support the military, industrial, medical, aerospace, transportation and energy sectors worldwide.

PEI-Genesis Articles

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Cables/Connecting
20th April 2021
Modular connectors for modular automation

Modular automation is changing the way plants operate. Sectors including pharmaceuticals, fine chemicals and food and beverage have seen an increase in the demand for customisation and smaller batch sizes. Processing plants, for example, while efficient, are less agile. Here Jonathan Parry, Senior VP and MD Europe at electrical connector supplier PEI-Genesis, has discussed how modular automation will benefit from the advent of modu...

Industrial
5th March 2021
The benefits of blind mate connectors

Electrical connectors must often be mated in situations where they are hard to see or difficult to reach. Combined with the fact that they are challenging to use in harsh environment applications, installation and maintenance times are longer, leading to increased costs. Here Shaun Findley, European Director of Product and Purchasing at PEI-Genesis, has discussed how blind mate connectors can help engineers address these challenges.

Electrical and Electronic Equipment
15th February 2021
Getting to grips with connectors for food processing

Digitalisation over the past decade has meant food and beverage manufacturing and processing has become a highly automated business. The need for fast and reliable electrical connections to prevent machine downtime and disruption on the supply chain is crucial to growing this £121bn industry. Here Dawn Robinson, European Product Manager for PEI-Genesis, explores the considerations when choosing a connector for a food processing environ...

Aerospace & Defence
1st February 2021
What makes a space-worthy connector?

With amazing self-landing rocket boosters, deep-space asteroid hopping probes and the reignition of Moon missions over half a century on - the space race might be over, but the race to exploit the final frontier is just heating up. Here, Jonathan Parry, Senior Vice President and European Managing Director at PEI-Genesis, discusses the special considerations that go into space-worthy cables and connectors.

Industrial
26th January 2021
Mission-critical industries need to fight the fakes

After some respite in 2019, the global shortage of electronic components worsened in 2020 due to a perfect storm of factors. Here, Jonathan Parry, Senior Vice President of Global Operations and European Managing Director at PEI-Genesis, has explained how the shortage is driving counterfeits in mission-critical sectors, and what industry needs to do to combat the counterfeits.

Cables/Connecting
30th November 2020
Why are EMI resistant connectors important?

The world has never been so wireless or the air so full of electromagnetic signals. Great for many applications, this is not without consequence, because electronic equipment is sensitive to electromagnetic interference (EMI). Connectors are no exception, so here Jakub Kosinski, Product Manager at PEI-Genesis, has explained the design considerations of EMI resistant connectors.

Cables/Connecting
25th November 2020
Design considerations of EMI resistant connectors

The world has never been so wireless or the air so full of electromagnetic signals. Great for many applications, this is not without consequence, because electronic equipment is sensitive to electromagnetic interference (EMI). Connectors are no exception, so here Jakub Kosinski, Product Manager at PEI-Genesis, has explained the design considerations of EMI resistant connectors.

Cables/Connecting
20th October 2020
The design considerations of hot disconnecting connectors

Imagine you had to go to the breaker box and turn off your entire home’s electricity supply every time you need to plug or unplug something. Now take that inconvenience and scale it up a thousand times. Imagine a vast factory that may have to disconnect equipment thousands of times a day, possibly in explosive or hazardous atmospheres, and the problem becomes clear. Here Nick Lewis, Product Manager at PEI-Genesis, discusses hot disconnectin...

Cables/Connecting
15th October 2020
What makes good connector design?

Whether they’re used in a commercial aircraft, on a military vehicle or a medical ventilator, very few components are subjected to extreme conditions in the same way as connectors. Here, Ammar Lokhandwalla, customer application engineer at connector specialist PEI-Genesis, has explained what makes a good connector design.

Cables/Connecting
9th October 2020
Choosing an extreme temperature connector

When designing industrial equipment, the operating temperature of the product is often at the top of the list for design engineers. This makes sense, after all, you don’t want to keep replacing failed equipment. However, while engineers give a lot of thought to heat in the equipment itself, the performance of the connectors and cables that join different devices is often overlooked.

Cables/Connecting
15th July 2020
Weathering the COVID-19 storm with a different business model

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the global manufacturing supply chain’s reliance on countries like China. Here, Mark Bailie, European Operations Manager at PEI-Genesis, explains how the company’s different business model inadvertently helped it weather the COVID-19 storm.

Cables/Connecting
10th July 2020
Keeping ahead of the obsolescence wave

Obsolescence is a word that induces anxiety for many an engineer. As the world turns, technology advances, standards develop and regulations evolve, with new generations pushing the previous devices and techniques into obscurity. Here, Shaun Findley, European Product Director at cables and connectors distributor, PEI-Genesis discusses how choosing the right component supplier can dramatically reduce the pressure felt when vital parts re...

Cables/Connecting
5th June 2020
Windracers ULTRA drone built using latest connector

Cables and connectors manufacturer PEI-Genesis has partnered with Windracers and Southampton University on the Windracers ULTRA (unmanned low-cost transport aircraft) project. As part of its sponsorship of the project, PEI-Genesis has provided a connector free of charge during development and test flights. The civilian drone project will see crucial NHS supplies carried to the Isle of Wight, while ferry crossings are limited.

Analysis
7th September 2017
PEI-Genesis extends LEMO agreement

PEI-Genesis has expanded its distribution partnership with LEMO to cover Europe, Israel, Africa. Previously the only qualified LEMO assembling distributor in North America, PEI-Genesis is now authorised to market and sell LEMO connector solutions across the European Union, Israel, and Africa.

Analysis
16th June 2017
PEI-Genesis sets sights on Israeli market

PEI-Genesis will open for business with a sales office in Tel Aviv, Israel on June 19. With Israel ranked fifth among the most innovative countries in the Bloomberg Innovation Index, expanding into this high growth area provides new opportunities for both PEI-Genesis and Israel’s “Silicon Valley,” the area in and around Tel Aviv where so many of the country’s high-tech industries are concentrated.

Cables/Connecting
3rd October 2011
PEI-Genesis to Assemble CINCH MIL-C-26500/BACC45 & 63 Connectors

PEI-Genesis announced that it will add the CINCH MIL-C-26500/BACC45 & 63 product line to its existing interconnection portfolio. This cylindrical connector line will be assembled under PEI-Genesis’ usual 48 hour turnaround promise. The company made its mark in the electronic components and power supply industry by bucking the trend of long lead times. PEI-Genesis strives to reduce customers’ total acquisition cost and lead times, simplify ass...

Analysis
11th August 2011
PEI-Genesis Continues to Gain Customers & Establishes New Branch in Istanbul, Turkey

PEI-Genesis announced today the opening of their new branch office in Istanbul, Turkey. While many companies are retracting and eliminating staff, PEI-Genesis continues to invest in its local branch model.

Analysis
30th June 2011
PEI-Genesis Receives Amphenol Global Partnership Award for 2010

PEI-Genesis First to Win Three Years in a Row - PEI-Genesis, Inc., the world’s fastest assembler of precision connectors and power supplies, is honored to receive Amphenol’s Global Partnership Award for 2010. The award was presented at EDS (Electronic Distribution Show) in Las Vegas, NV, in May, 2011, and recognizes PEI-Genesis as a premier distributor of Amphenol connectors with outstanding performance.

Cables/Connecting
20th June 2011
PEI-Genesis and Deutsch Aerospace Sign Global Distribution Agreement Expanding PEI-Genesis’ Footprint in the Commercial Air Market

PEI-Genesis announced today that they have signed a global distribution agreement with Deutsch Aerospace, a leading manufacturer of electrical connectors for the Industrial Vehicle, Mil Aero, Transportation and Oil & Gas markets, to assemble their Mil and Civil Aero connector products, including EN Jet engine connectors for commercial aircraft. The partnership strengthens PEI-Genesis’ presence in the commercial aerospace industry while providin...

Analysis
30th August 2010
PEI-Genesis to highlight 48-hour assembly service for harsh-environment connectors

At this year’s Electronica exhibition, franchised connector assembly specialist PEI-Genesis will be highlighting the 48-hour assembly service it offers across a huge range of connectors for harsh-environment applications. In addition to its extensive portfolio of industrial, military, aerospace and railway connectors, PEI-Genesis will be displaying a recently introduced family of ATEX-approved connectors, which are designed for use in oil and g...

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