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Wire Processing Assembly
DETROIT—The global market for automotive wiring harnesses is expected increase at a compound annual growth rate of of 11 percent from 2012 to 2016.
According to many experts, 3D printing promises to revolutionize the way numerous products are designed and mass-produced.
Making sure every crimp is a quality crimp is a critical function of all harness manufacturers. So critical, in fact, that many manufacturers mandate it within their own facilities or those of their suppliers to make sure each crimp meets all customer specifications.
When high-voltage cable assemblies and their connectors fail, it is generally catastrophic. This is because a dielectric breakdown has occurred.
Helping automakers is not a new challenge for Jabil Inc. In fact, the company has been providing quality-control systems, design services and electronics manufacturing to them for nearly 35 years.
Designing, assembling and testing aerospace wire harnesses present unique challenges to harness manufacturers.
Ducati motorcycles are sleek, sporty and stylish. But don’t let their appearance fool you. Beneath the façade lies sophisticated motoring technology.
Hula hoops, irrigation hose, golf clubs and the exciter coils for generators on nuclear submarines. These are just a few of the extraordinary products that have been wrapped with tape using equipment designed and built by CAM Innovation.
Over its 30-year history, Bovie Medical Corp. has gone from making disposable penlights to becoming the largest manu-facturer of battery-operated cauteries in the world. The company manufactures products for some of the largest medical OEMs in the United States.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. is a major player in the global business-aviation market due to its well-respected G series of aircraft (G150, G200, G450, G550 and G650). So it’s no surprise that the company operates manufacturing and mainte-nance facilities around the world, including several in the United States and one each in London and Mexico.
This is the nation’s largest dedicated wire processing event. Last year’s show represented over 35 states and 29 countries and marked the largest event in the show’s history with over 160 exhibitors. Show producers hope to again create a world-class marketplace.Read More