SHINE Wire and Cable Blog

Cable Assembly, Wire Harnessing, Electro-Mechanical Assembly and More

The SHINE Wire and Cable Blog is the place to learn about custom cable assembly, electro-mechanical assembly, and wire harnessing. You’ll also read about lead wire assembly, cordsets, and wire and cable processing. In addition to contract manufacturing, the SHINE Wire and Cable Blog will cover engineering support, testing, and certifications. Check out our latest blog entries.

Three Ways to Reduce Supply Chain Risk in a Post-Pandemic World

COVID-19 has disrupted global supply chains, but business fundamentals haven’t changed. Your company still needs electronic interconnects at competitive prices. You also need vendors who can meet delivery dates and quality standards. Over time, your [...]

By | September 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Humbition and the Art of Leadership

What are the words that best describe your company? And are these the same words you would use to describe your company’s leadership? Leaders, of course, aren’t just found in the C-Suite. They’re in every [...]

By | August 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How Electronics Manufacturing Will Change Because of COVID-19

“Due to COVID-19, manufacturing will experience five years of innovation in the next 18 months,” writes Anna-Katrina Shedlesky in a recent article for Forbes. Shedlesky, the CEO of a company that shows manufacturers how to [...]

By | June 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How to Choose Cable Conductors for Custom Cable Assemblies

Custom cable assemblies need cables with metallic conductors that can effectively carry an electrical load throughout a product’s lifetime. If you choose the wrong type of conductor, corrosion or oxidation may occur. Cable conductors made [...]

Are Your Appliance Plugs Ready for IEC 60320 Harmonization?

Appliance plugs are three-conductor power connectors used in consumer electronics, portable medical devices, healthcare products, and household appliances. In the United States, UL 498 from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has been the accepted standard for appliance [...]

By | January 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Cordsets, Standards|Tags: , , |0 Comments

IPC-WHMA-A-620 Revision C for Cable Assembly and Wire Harnessing

IPC-WHMA-A-620 Revision C remains the only industry-consensus standard for custom cable assembly and wire harnessing. Jointly developed by the Wiring Harness Manufacturers Association (WHMA) and the Institute of Printed Circuits (IPC), Revision C is the [...]

By | December 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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