Enabling Data Management Through Smart Cables

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, organizations of all types find themselves immersed in an unprecedented amount of data generation and collection. The possibilities for leveraging data are virtually limitless, making data management and utilization the next frontier in value creation, efficiencies, and innovation. Yet navigating the challenges of data management remains a daunting effort. […]

Designing for Sustainability in Manufacturing

The need for sustainable practices in every aspect of our lives has become increasingly apparent. One crucial area where sustainability can make a significant impact is manufacturing. We believe Nortech has an ethical imperative to address this opportunity by leading the way with innovation and action. We envision limitless possibility as we transform for a […]

Key Considerations When Designing With Low-Pressure Molding

In today’s fast-paced electronics industry, protecting delicate PCBAs and cable assemblies has become a vital requirement for manufacturers. Low-pressure molding (LPM) has emerged as a favored alternative to traditional overmolding methods. This innovative molding process ensures the protection and integrity of sensitive components while offering efficient solutions. To achieve optimal results, it is important to […]

IIoT Cellular Technology

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is the use of internet-connected devices, systems, and services to collect and analyze data. This data leads to useful insights that are necessary to improve efficiency, productivity, and decision-making in industrial settings. With the continued rise of IIoT systems, the integration of cellular networks has become progressively more commonplace. […]

Factors to Consider When Assessing a Manufacturer’s Quality Management System

Vision measuring instrument inspecting printed circuit board (PCB)

Why Is a Quality Management System so Important? A Quality Management System (QMS) is a formal system that documents processes and responsibilities for enforcing quality policies and objectives. A QMS helps support and direct an organization’s activities to meet customer and regulatory requirements and improve its overall performance. It covers aspects like documentation of the […]

An Introduction to Nortech China / Asia-Based Wire and Cable Solutions

At Nortech’s facility in Suzhou, China, we help design, prototype, and produce wire and cable assemblies of every type. This site, located about 60 miles from central Shanghai, is ISO 9001-certified and complements our existing capabilities in North America. Nortech China is an ideal option for a company looking for an Asia-based source of complex […]

A Look at Molded Cable Assemblies

Molded Cable Assembily

We produce molded cable assemblies here at Nortech, at our Blue Earth facility in southern Minnesota. These cables are used mainly for ruggedized aerospace and defense applications. We understand the need for the reliability and sensibility of a molded cable design and want to help. Which is why we provide the vital protection your products […]

Need Consistency in your Conformal Coating Application? Automate It!

Our process is infinitely repeatable which leads to a more controlled coating thickness from board to board and from batch to batch. Video transcription: Today’s smaller circuit boards require specialized equipment for the placement of components the size of a grain of sand. Nortech’s solution to this increasingly complex challenge is the Panasonic SMT with […]

How Is Active Optical Changing Fiber Optic Design?

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Every year, more businesses are turning to fiber optic solutions. As more applications require faster transmission rates with higher accuracy across longer distances, more design engineers, data managers, and industry SMEs question how new fiber optic applications such as Active Optical Cables differ from conventional fiber optic cables.  Nortech Systems’ Active Optical Xtreme (AOXTM)is the […]