Founded in 1952, Harwin PLC is a global manufacturer of high-performance, and reliable interconnect devices and PCB equipment. Headquartered in Portsmouth, England, the company maintains offices in France, Germany, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The firm produces its first-rate components in its Asian, British, and American manufacturing facilities.
A family-owned concern, Harwin’s catalog includes over 20,000 active electronic components. At present, its portfolio features a wide selection of connectors, cable assemblies, RFI shield cans, spring contacts, and PCB products. The firm proudly serves manufacturers in the aerospace, automotive, industrial, medical, metering and measurement, military, motorsport, retail, telecom, space, and utility industries.
Harwin established a global presence by helping its customers find competitive advantages by providing them with solutions to their most vexing design challenges. The firm strives to be a first-choice component manufacturer by developing inspired new products and exemplary customer service. To ensure its offerings are state-of-the-art, the company utilizes cutting-edge computer-aided design tools and refreshes its equipment every five years.
The company's Archer Kontrol 1.27mm pitch board-to-board connectors are a prime example of the firm’s forward-thinking approach to product development. The series can support Ethernet speeds of up to 2.9Gbps and endure up to 500 mating cycles. The line is also robust enough to stand up to 20Gs of vibration and boasts a maximum operating temperature tolerance of 125°C. As a result, these connectors fit seamlessly into contemporary automated manufacturing environments.
The company expanded its customers’ range of board layout options with its family of shielding cans. The series of components is comprised of un-plated nickel-silver alloy and comes in an uncomplicated 5-sided form factor. The line requires no secondary soldering work, which will protect sensitive circuits from exposure to extreme heat. Available in an assortment of different sizes, heights, and thicknesses, the range is versatile, easy-to-use, and cost-effective.
Harwin’s appetite for innovation and passion for quality will ensure its prominent place in the microelectronics field in the near future and beyond.