Profile: Bel Fuse Inc (BELFB.OQ)
22 May 2018
Bel Fuse Inc. (Bel), incorporated in 1967, designs, manufactures and markets a range of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. The Company's products include magnetic solutions, power solutions and protection, and connectivity solutions. The Company's operating segments are North America, Asia and Europe. The Company markets magnetic solutions under the brand names, including Bel, TRP, MagJack and Signal. The Company markets power solutions and protection under the brand names, which include Bel Power Solutions, Power-One and Melcher. The Company markets connectivity solutions under the brand names Stratos, Fibreco, Cinch, Johnson, Trompeter, Midwest Microwave, Semflex and Stewart Connector. The Company's products are used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military, aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries. Bel's portfolio of products has application in the automotive, medical and consumer electronics markets.
The Company's magnetic solutions include integrated connector modules (ICMs), power transformers, surface-mount device (SMD) power inductors and switched-mode power supply (SMPS) transformers, and discrete components-telecom. The Company's ICM products integrate RJ45 connectors with discrete magnetic components. Power transformers include various designs for use in industrial instrumentation, alarm and security systems, motion control, elevators and medical products. Bel's SMD Power Inductors include a selection of approximately 3,000 parts utilized in power supplies, direct current to direct current (DC-DC) converters, light emitting diode (LED) lighting and other electronic applications. Discrete Components are magnetic devices that conditions, filters and isolates the signal as it travels through network equipment.
Power Solutions and Protection
The Company's power solutions and protection includes front-end power supplies, board-mount power products, industrial power products, module products and circuit protection. Bel's power conversion products include alternating current to direct current (AC-DC) power supplies, DC-DC converters and battery charging solutions. The DC-DC product offering consists of standard and custom isolated and non-isolated DC-DC converters designed to power low voltage silicon devices or provide regulated mid-bus voltages. The DC-DC converters are used in data networking equipment, distributed power architecture, and telecommunication devices, as well as data storage systems, computers and peripherals. Bel circuit protection products include board level fuses, such as miniature, micro and surface mount, and Polymeric Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) devices, designed for the electronic and telecommunication markets.
The Company offers connectivity solutions, such as expanded beam fiber optic connectors, cable assemblies and active optical devices (transceivers and media converters); copper-based connectors / cable assemblies-fuel quantity indicating system (FQIS); radio frequency (RF) connectors, cable assemblies, microwave devices and low loss cable, and registered jack (RJ) connectors and cable assemblies. RJ Connectors and Cable Assemblies are used in Ethernet applications, including network routers, hubs, switches, and patch panels. The Company's copper-based connector's cable assemblies-FQIS has applications in commercial aerospace, avionics, smart munitions, communications, navigations and various industrial equipment.
Bel Fuse Inc
206 van Vorst St
JERSEY CITY NJ 07302-4421