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Advanced® Customized Connectors to be featured at electronica 2016

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Advanced Interconnections Corp. will feature a broad array of customized, 
Customized Connectors from Advanced Interconnectionsboard-to-board connector capabilities at electronica 2016 in Munich from November 8-11. Advanced will be co-located with local authorized distributor RTS connect GmbH in Stand B3.536.
In addition to the company’s standard SMT and thru-hole board-to-board connectors, application-specific designs will be showcased, ranging from large, shrouded solutions for high-reliability board stacking to micro flex cable-to-board connectors, as well as the company’s standard IC Sockets, Adapters, and Screw-machined Terminals.
Interconnect technology from the Advanced Tool Box will be featured including solutions for blind mating, mixed SMT & Thru-hole board processing environments, non-traditional insulator shapes, and lead-free plating options.

Samples of standard connectors including an extensive line of Peel-A-Way® Removable Carriers, Mezza-pede® Low Profile SMT Connectors, and BGA Socket Adapter Systems will be available, along with experienced technical support to discuss customized applications in both German and English.
Advanced Interconnections Corporation designs and manufactures electronic interconnect solutions, specializing in customized PCB connector and IC socketing and adapter solutions for high reliability applications, with world headquarters located in Rhode Island (USA). For more information, contact Advanced Interconnections’ customer service department at: 5 Energy Way, West Warwick, RI 02893 USA. Tel: 1 (401) 823-5200, or visit:
RTS connect GmbH, Waltrop Germany,, Tel. +49-2309-9517-31

Connect with Advanced at the Del Mar Electronics Show this week.

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Del Mar Show logo

On May 4th and 5th, visit booth 600-602 at the 2016 Del Mar Electronics & Design Show to learn how to solve your PC board connector and device socketing design challenges. Meet the Southern California manufacturer's representative for Advanced Interconnections Corp., G.L. Smith Associates Inc., see the latest IC socket, adapter, and connector designs, discuss your application, and more.

Show hours are 10 AM to 5 PM on Wednesday, May 4th and from 10 AM to 3 PM on Thursday, May 5th at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego, CA. For more information, contact G.L. Smith Associates at (714) 701-1800 or

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

Unique Application of Solder Ball Technology

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Advanced Interconnections Corp. recently published an Application Note AIC Application Note 2015-01featuring our Solder Sphere Interface. This patented technology is used on QFP Adapters and Interposers, to convert QFP, BGA, and other devices for use on boards with QFP footprints ("pads" or "lands"). It's just one of the many innovative ideas from our Tool Box...applying our industry-proven solder ball interface to QFP adapters and interposers, to eliminate the processing issues associated with gull wing leads. Download the Application Note to learn more or contact one of our Product Engineers to find out how we can help you preserve your existing PC Board layouts.

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

Peel-A-Way® Removable Terminal Carriers...Ultimate Design Flexibility

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Peel-A-Way Removable Terminal Carriers from Advanced InterconnectionsPeel-A-Way® Removable Terminal Carriers offer ultimate design flexibility and a simple, economical method for automated pin loading. Standard configurations include single, dual, and triple row strips from 2 to 100 positions per row, as well as DIP and PGA sockets and adapters.

Simply remove the carrier after soldering for complete solder joint visibility, or leave it in place for added stability in socketing applications.

All designs feature our exclusive screw-machined terminals for superior reliability.

Customized designs can be created easily without expensive tooling. Watch our short video or download a data sheet to learn more.

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

AIC In the Press: What’s Changed in the Electronics Industry in the Last 10 Years?

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In the latest issue of Connector Supplier, industry leaders shared their thoughts Connector Supplier Logoabout what's changed in the electronics industry over the past ten years. Gary Eastman, Applications Manager, from Advanced leads off the discussion with his insights. To read about the latest connector industry trends and hot topics, click here.

Connector Supplier, a division of Bishop & Associates Inc., is a website and e-newsletter serving the electronics industry.  For more information, visit their website at:

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

New Lower Pricing on SOIC to DIP Adapters

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Whether you're battling device obsolescence or need a pluggable device for easy SOIC to DIP Adaptersin-field replacement, SOIC to DIP Adapters from Advanced Interconnections meet the challenge. New lower pricing, lead-free options, and mating DIP Sockets make your job even easier. The 4414 Series SOIC to DIP Adapters are available from 8 to 32 positions on .300/(7.62mm) or .600/(15.24mm) spacing. Screw-machined terminals with radius ends ensure a robust connection in both direct soldering and socketing applications. Download a data sheet or contact customer service for more information.

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

Advanced Signs New Rep in Canada - Sigma Component Design

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Advanced Interconnections Corp. is pleased to name Sigma Component Design Ltd., of Ontario, as its new Manufacturer’s Representative for the Canadian territory. Founded in 2002, Sigma Component Design provides unparalleled technical sales and service, from design to fulfillment, to the electronics marketplace throughout Canada.
“The sales team at Sigma Component has in-depth knowledge of connector technology and their existing account base and line card are a great fit for our standard and customized interconnect solutions,” according to Ron Bond, North American Sales Manager for Advanced. “Sigma has long-term relationships with key accounts and is well represented in every strategic area throughout Canada. We look forward to working with the Sigma team to grow business in this important territory.”
For more information about Sigma Component Design Ltd., please visit, contact or call (905) 696-8800. Headquarters: 151 Superior Blvd. Suite 24, Mississauga, Ontario L5T 2L1 Canada. 

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

Tap Into Our Tool Box

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Our product design engineers combine standard and modified components Advanced Interconnections Tool Boxfrom our extensive tool box of interconnect technology to create a customized solution that precisely fits your application. 
  • SMT and thru-hole designs
  • Thousands of terminal and insulator combinations
  • Customized board stack heights, pin dimensions, and plating options
Tap into the Advanced Tool Box for your next IC socket, adapter, or board to board connector application featuring screw-machined terminals for superior reliability. 

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

New Video: Peel-A-Way® Removable Terminal Carriers Reduce Board Assembly Costs

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Hand loading of terminals slows down automated assembly processes. The solution: Peel-A-Way® Removable Terminal Carriers. Available in many standard and customized configurations. Ideal for socketing heat sensitive devices or board-to-board mating. Simply solder to the board and peel away the polyimide film for improved air flow and solder joint inspection. These carriers are an economical solution - made in the USA. Watch our new video to find out more.

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

Advanced Showcases Export Success to U.S. Senator Reed and BIS Under Secretary Eric Hirschhorn

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Advanced Interconnections Corp. was honored to welcome U.S. Senator Jack Reed and Under Secretary Eric Hirschhorn from the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) to company headquarters in Rhode Island on June 10, 2013 to share our exporting success. Thanks to a Governor's Workforce Board Grant from the state of Rhode Island, and other support from the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, Advanced is training employees on export compliance and focusing on growing our export business.

We were fortunate to have three generations of the Murphy family here to meet our distinguished guests and showcase our 30 years of design and manufacturing expertise as well as our long history of exporting.

Senator Reed visit to Advanced Interconnections June 2013
Pictured left to right are U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Under Secretary Eric Hirschhorn (U.S. Dept. of Commerce BIS), Michael J. Murphy (President and Co-founder), James V. Murphy (Company Founder and CEO), James Murphy (Product Engineer), and Michael Murphy (Intern).

Advanced Interconnections Announces ITAR Registration

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Advanced Interconnections Corp. has completed the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) registration process with the U.S. Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC). ITAR registration is required for any U.S. company to manufacture controlled defense articles and is a precondition to apply for an export license or exemption.

Although Advanced Interconnections’ products are not identified as controlled items on the U.S. Munitions List (USML), ITAR registration was pursued at the request of our military OEM customers to support their current and future applications. Should a customer request a specially designed connector that meets the criteria of a controlled item on the USML, Advanced is properly registered and able to seek an export license or other approval, if required. Additionally, meeting the responsibilities associated with ITAR registration provides added assurance to military OEMs that Advanced can securely handle any controlled technology transferred to us during the development of a customized interconnect solution.
The International Traffic in Arms Regulations were established to prevent unauthorized export or transfer of controlled defense articles and services to non-U.S. entities. As a component supplier to the defense industry for over 30 years, Advanced is experienced in protecting customers' sensitive technology and has a Technology Export Control Plan (T/ECP) in place. With the addition of ITAR registration to the Advanced Tool Box, the company can now support specially designed connector applications that may require a higher level of export control under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Arms Export Control Act (AECA).
For more information or a copy of Advanced’s ITAR registration letter, please contact Customer Service at  or visit

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

New Video: Flip-Top BGA Sockets Ease Device Test

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Our new video shows how easy the Flip-Top™ BGA Socket is to use for device test and validation. The video illustrates how the compact design uses less PC board space than typical test sockets because it requires no external screws, backing plates, or mounting holes in the PCB. Highlighted features include the hinged clamp, with integral heat sink, which makes insertion and removal of devices quick and easy while ensuring a reliable connection. A chip support plate, customized to each specific IC package, allows for inconsistencies in package coplanarity, thickness, or tolerance issues to ensure a reliable electrical connection. Watch our new video to find out more. Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

Solving Your Board to Board Connector Design Challenges

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Solving Your Board to Board Connector Design ChallengesFrom robust, shrouded B2B® SMT Connectors to micro, low profile Mezza-pede® SMT Connectors, count on Advanced to solve your board-to-board and flex cable-to-board design challenges.

Screw-machined terminals with redundant multi-finger contacts ensure long term reliability, even in mission critical applications. Customized terminal and insulator designs are available from prototype to production volumes.

Ask us about solutions for high temperature or high shock and vibration applications.

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

Solder Sphere Interface Streamlines Package Conversion

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Advanced's patented Solder Sphere Interface streamlines package conversion for use on PC boards with existing QFP pads. Our Adapters and Interposers are custom designed to convert BGA, LGA, or other device packages to an existing QFP footprint or QFP to QFP with the same or different footprint.

BGA to QFP Adapter from Advanced Interconnections

Typical Applications and Unique Features

  • Transparent interface from a new BGA or LGA device to existing QFP pads.
  • Patented solder sphere connection offers a robust, process compatible, and cost effective replacement for fragile QFP leads.
  • 0.50mm to 1.27mm pitch.
  • Solutions to obsolescence for most SMT or thru-hole lead styles.
  • Sourcing and device attach for passive and active components.
  • Stand-offs, solder preforms, SMT designs, and more.

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | |
Tel: 401-823-5200 |

See it all in our new Product Overview brochure.

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The newly redesigned 4-page AIC Product Overview Brochure
brochure offers a quick visual overview of our standard products and an introduction to our customized interconnect solutions. Learn about our six categories of products; from Board to Board Connectors, to Ball Grid Array (BGA) Socketing Systems,  to our exclusive Peel-A-Way® Removable Terminal Carriers, all featuring our industry-proven screw-machined terminals.

Download the new brochure in PDF format from our website or fill out our online form to request a hard copy.

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |


Introducing the new website!

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We are very pleased to announce our new website at The site has been totally redesigned to update our brand online and take advantage of today's web technology, making it easier for customers and prospects to find what they need and learn about Advanced Interconnections' wide variety of standard and customized interconnect solutions.

New Homepage

Highlights for web visitors:
  1. Modern new user interface featuring an easy to use menu navigation system.
  2. Reorganized product section with all data conveniently located on tabs for every product family.
  3. A totally new Build-A-Part system that is integrated with our part number database to provide a part number description, data sheet link, RoHS and Lifecycle status, and a CAD Drawing (PDF) if available.
  4. Streamlined registration system only requires minimum registration information when a visitor searches for a BGA footprint or downloads a CAD Drawing (PDF), and complete contact information for sample orders, RFQs, or any technical/application support.

Please visit our new site at

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

Celebrating 30 Years of Design Innovation

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Advanced Interconnections 30th AnniversaryAdvanced Interconnections is very proud to be celebrating 30 years of design innovation and manufacturing from our headquarters in Rhode Island. Faced with significant changes in both the US manufacturing base and worldwide connector market since our founding in 1982, it’s no small achievement to reach this milestone. We have accomplished it with the dedication of our knowledgeable employees, loyal customers, and a tradition of innovating and customizing.

We look forward to continuing our tradition of manufacturing technologically advanced interconnect products from our nation’s smallest state for electronics industry leaders around the world.

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |

Get your PC board in shape with Peel-A-Way®.

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Peel-A-Way Removable Terminal Carriers
Searching for the exact connector you need can feel like a workout. This year, get your board design in shape by using a customized Peel-A-Way socket or connector. Low profile, hundreds of terminal options, easily customized, and we'll do all the leg work for you. Whatever shape you need, we can design it.

Give us a call to get started! Toll-free (US and Canada) 800-424-9850 or 401-823-5200. Or read more at

Advanced Interconnections Corp. | West Warwick, RI USA | | Tel: 401-823-5200 |