Profile: Amphenol Corp (APH)
18 Jan 2017
Amphenol Corporation (Amphenol), incorporated on December 19, 1986, is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, interconnect systems, antennas, sensors and sensor-based products, and coaxial and specialty cable. The Company operates through two segments: Interconnect Products and Assemblies, and Cable Products and Solutions.
The primary end markets for the Company's products are information technology and communication devices and systems for the converging technologies of voice, video and data communications; a range of industrial applications and traditional and hybrid electrical automotive applications, and commercial aerospace and military applications. The Company designs, manufactures and assembles its products at facilities in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. It sells its products through its own global sales force, independent representatives and a global network of electronics distributors. The Company's products are sold to a range of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in approximately 70 countries across the world. Amphenol also sells certain products to Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) companies, to original design manufacturing (ODM) companies and to communication network operators.
The Company sells its products to customers in a diversified set of end markets, including automotive, broadband communications, commercial aerospace, industrial, information technology and data communications, military, mobile devices and mobile networks. Amphenol is a supplier of advanced interconnect systems and sensors for an array of automotive applications. In addition, Amphenol has an advanced technology solution for hybrid-electric vehicles. Its primary end applications of automotive market include engine management and control; exhaust monitoring and cleaning; hybrid-electric vehicles; infotainment and communications; lighting; safety and security systems, and telematics systems. Amphenol offers broadband communication products for the cable, satellite, and telco video and data networks. The Company offers a range of products to service the broadband market, from customer premises cables and interconnect devices to distribution cable and fiber optic components, as well as interconnect products integrated into headend equipment. The primary end applications of broadband communications market includes cable modems; cable, satellite and telco networks; high-speed Internet hardware; network switching equipment; satellite interface devices, and set top boxes. The Company is a provider of interconnect systems and components to the commercial aerospace market. In addition to connector and assembly products, the Company also provides cable management products. Its primary end applications of commercial aerospace market include aircraft and airframe power distribution; avionics; controls and instrumentation; engines; in-flight entertainment; lighting and control systems, and wire bundling and cable management.
Amphenol is engaged in the design, manufacture and supply of interconnect systems and sensors for a range of industrial applications. Amphenol's core capabilities include application-specific industrial interconnect solutions utilizing integrated assemblies, including with both cable and printed circuits, as well as high-power interconnects requiring engineering and system integration. The primary end applications of industrial market include alternative and traditional energy generation; batteries and hybrid drive systems; factory and machine tool automation; geophysical; heavy equipment; instrumentation; Internet of things; light emitting diode (LED) lighting; marine; medical equipment; power distribution, and rail mass transit.
The Company is a global provider of interconnect solutions to designers and manufacturers of Internet-enabling systems. Amphenol is engaged in the design, manufacture and supply of interconnect systems and antennas for a range of military applications. Amphenol provides military specification connectors, customized board level interconnects, flexible to rigid printed circuit boards, backplane systems and integrated assemblies. The primary end applications of military market include avionics; communications; engines; ground vehicles and tanks; homeland security; naval; ordnance and missile systems; radar systems; rotorcraft; satellite and space programs, and unmanned aerial vehicles. Amphenol designs and manufactures a range of interconnect products, antennas and electromechanical components found in an array of mobile computing devices. Amphenol is a global interconnect solution provider to the mobile networks market. The Company's products are used in a range of wireless communications standards, including third generation (3G), 3.5G, fourth generation (4G), long term evolution (LTE), time-division long-term evolution (TD-LTE) and other Internet protocol (IP)-based solutions. In addition, the Company works with service providers around the world to offer an array of antennas and installation-related site solution interconnect products. The primary end applications of mobile devices market include mobile and smart phones, including wearable devices and other accessories; mobile computing devices, including laptops, tablets, ultrabooks and e-readers, and production-related products. The primary end applications for mobile networks include cellular base stations; cell site antenna systems; combiners, filters and amplifiers; core network controllers; mobile switches; radio links, and wireless routers.
Interconnect Products and Assemblies
The Interconnect Product and Assemblies segment primarily is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing a range of connector and connector systems, value-add products, and other products, including antennas and sensors, used in a range of applications in various set of end markets. The segment's products include connectors, which when attached to an electrical, electronic or fiber optic cable, a printed circuit board or other device, facilitate transmission of power or signal. Its connector and connector systems include fiber optic interconnect products, harsh environment interconnect products, high speed interconnect products, power interconnect products, bus bars and distribution systems, radio frequency (RF) interconnect products and antennas, and other connectors. Value-add systems generally consist of a system of cable, circuits or printed circuit boards and connectors for linking electronic equipment. The Company's value-add products consist of backplane interconnect systems, cable assemblies and harnesses, and cable management products. Its other products include antennas, flexible and rigid printed circuit boards, hinges, installation accessories, molded parts, sensors and sensor-based products, switches, and touch panels and lenses.
The Company competes with TE Connectivity, Molex, Yazaki, Foxconn, Sensata, FCI, JST, Delphi, Hirose and JAE.
Cable Products and Solutions
The Cable Products and Solutions segment primarily engages in designing, manufacturing and marketing cables, value-added products and components for use primarily in the broadband communications and information technology markets, as well as certain applications in other markets. The Company's cables include coaxial cable, power cable and specialty cable. Its value-add products include cable assemblies. Its components include combiner/splitter products, connector and connector systems, and fiber optic components.
The Company competes with Commscope and Belden.
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