Amphenol Intercon Systems Expands Product Line with Ardent Concepts

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Licensing agreement reflects growing market demand for interconnect solutions that deliver high signal integrity, support small footprint, and provide required electrical performance for next-generation electronics.

Ardent Concepts and Amphenol Intercon Systems, Inc. (AIS), an industry-leading interconnect manufacturer based in Harrisburg, PA, have announced a licensing agreement for Ardent’s RC Connect-R™ technology. Under the terms of the agreement, AIS will incorporate Ardent’s RC Connect-R technology into its compression connector portfolio, enabling the company to expand its product offerings in the custom connector segment.

According to Gordon Vinther, founder and president of Ardent Concepts, the licensing agreement reflects growing market demand for interconnect solutions, like Ardent’s, that deliver high signal integrity, support a small footprint, and provide the required electrical performance for next-generation electronics.

“Increasingly, companies like Amphenol Intercon Systems are coming to recognize both the performance and cost efficiencies offered by our patented RC Connect-R technology,” said Vinther. “We are pleased to have Amphenol Intercon Systems as a worldwide business partner. While providing them with an important complementary technology, we will be able to extend our market reach here in the US and internationally.”

Ardent’s RC Connect-R is a patented stamped and formed compression mount contact designed for automated assembly and high volume applications requiring tight densities. With proven RF performance, it allows engineers to design and build high speed, custom compression mount connectors for applications, such as computer processing units and field-programmable integrated circuits, where signal integrity is paramount. RC Connect-R has been tested and qualified for mil-spec applications.    

About Amphenol InterCon Systems

Since 1985, Amphenol Intercon Systems has been advancing the state of electronic connector systems, specializing in compression sockets and interposers, as well as high speed cable and flex assemblies. Amphenol Intercon Systems is a subsidiary of Amphenol Corporation. Amphenol is one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world, specializing in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of electronic and fiber optic connectors, cable and interconnect systems.

About Ardent Concepts

Ardent Concepts is a leader in designing innovative interconnect systems. Through its patented technologies it enables its customers, the world’s largest integrated circuit manufacturers and systems integrators, to bring to market the fastest, highest performing devices, including supercomputers, servers and next-generation electronics. For more information on Ardent Concepts and its products, visit the company’s website at

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