Traditional machine hardwiring involves a virtual maze of wires and cables. In modern machine setups, electrical, signal and data contact points can number into the hundreds for complex operations or multifunctional machines.
As the holidays wind down, many of us at Molex are still busy as we prepare for the annual Consumer Electronics Show, being held January 9-12, 2018 in Las Vegas. CES provides a global stage for the launch of exciting new innovations and we are excited to showcase ours.
Electronics manufacturing uses a LOT of resources – on average, 1.5 tons of water, 539 pounds of fossil fuels, and 48 pounds of chemicals are needed to make one computer and one monitor (Wang, 2017). With more than 500 million computers, monitors and tablets sold to consumers last year, those resources add up.