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  • November 7, 2016 Technology of Election Machines There’s a keystone in every great invention. When you head in to cast your vote this November, remember that Keystone Electronics is there for you. We understand the importance of elections and knowing that your vote is counted right....
  • October 18, 2016 October is Fire Safety and Prevention Month There’s a keystone in every great invention. Why would a manufacturer of electronic hardware and interconnect components be concerned with fire safety and prevention? Simply take a look at our motto: there’s a Keystone in every great invention....
  • September 20, 2016 Back to School, Back to Webcams There’s a keystone in every great invention.   When your kids head back to school, whether they are headed to college or a boarding school, going to a campus that is just across the state or halfway across the country, you want to be able to keep in touch....
  • August 23, 2016 Electric Fans Were a Game Changer and Still Are There’s a keystone in every great invention. Have you ever seen a portrait of someone being fanned by another in earlier times? That was the image of summer before the invention of the electric fan....
  • July 12, 2016 Beyond the Drink: A Look Inside Today’s Soda Machines There’s a keystone in every great invention. As the summer season kicks off we’re taking a look at one old school alternative to beat the blistering heat. Soda, a popular drink choice year-round, really is a sweet treat when enjoyed in moderation....
  • June 15, 2016 Keystone Breaks Down Motorboats for Summer Festivities There’s a keystone in every great invention. With summer coming up in short order, everyone is looking to get into the outdoors and enjoy the warmer weather. For some of us, this may mean leisurely kayaking trips, bicycling, and more....
  • May 25, 2016 How the Vacuum Revolutionized Spring Cleaning There’s a keystone in every great invention. Do you know the history behind spring cleaning? Whatever the origin, it’s always good to clean away winter’s dust and dirt and open up the house to nicer weather....
  • April 27, 2016 Keystone Hits a Home Run with Pitching Machines There’s a keystone in every great invention. America’s Pastime   For many people spring begins with the first crack of a bat. Whether it’s watching your kids in little league or rooting for Trevor Story of the Colorado Rockies, who had a record breaking start to this season, baseball just means warmer weather....
  • April 11, 2016 Keystone Creates a Greener, More Sustainable Future for Earth Day There’s a keystone in every great invention. Sustainability is a hot topic, not just this month, but all 12 months of the year. Earth Day is currently celebrating its 46th lap around the sun and to recognize the day we are giving you a recap of what we, at Keystone, have been doing to contribute to a more sustainable future....
  • March 21, 2016 Timing is Everything in the NCAA Tournament There’s a keystone in every great invention. For so many people, March is the best month of the year. There’s a reason it is called March Madness as the NCAA® Division I Basketball Championship Tournament becomes the most talked about sporting event....
  • March 7, 2016 The 2016 Grammy Award Show Electrifies the Stage and the Audience There’s a keystone in every great invention.   The Grammys are an award show deemed bigger than mostly any ordinary award ceremony. This year’s show was electrifying and went far beyond past shows....
  • February 23, 2016 What Makes the Super Bowl Telecast Super? There’s a keystone in every great invention. The Super Bowl, the championship game that crowns the winner of the season, is one of the most talked about and anticipated events of the year....
  • January 27, 2016 What’s Ahead for Keystone in 2016 There’s a keystone in every great invention. So just how important is the electronics industry? It is the industry that starts the year with the New Year’s Eve ball drop at midnight, but if that doesn’t convince you, it is the industry that paved the way with the first big trade show of the year— at CES 2016....
  • January 7, 2016 A Dying Art: Metal Stamping:Tool Makers and Tradition There’s a keystone in every great invention. The process of metal stamping works by transforming flat sheet metal blanks or coils into useful shapes via a tool and die process. While engineers and designers labor over the design of finished parts, it can be easy to forget that these could never be produced without intricate tooling....
  • December 17, 2015 Find Keystone Components in Your Electronics This Holiday Season There’s a keystone in every great invention. The holiday season is upon us and, along with it, all of the latest tech trends that make the perfect holiday gifts. With over 5,000 pieces and parts available at competitive prices, Keystone Electronics Corporation is a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision interconnecting components and hardware found in many popular electronics....
  • December 9, 2015 System Innovations: Tankless Hot Water There’s a keystone in every great invention. As a result of modern technology, temperature-controlled, running water is an expectation in modern homes and businesses. Tankless water heaters are environmentally efficient, compact, high-power tools that make this luxury possible....
  • November 30, 2015 Water Purification and Water in Space There’s a keystone in every great invention. As of this fall, NASA has confirmed that water currently flows, on a seasonal basis, on Mars.  The Red Planet has been subject to endless study and exploration as scientists have sought the elixir of life: liquid water....
  • October 28, 2015 The Keystone Part Builder: The Right Part Made Easy At Keystone Electronics, we’re proud to offer a full-line catalog of products engineered specifically for OEM Designers and Engineers. These are the parts that come together in state-of-the-art electronic products, instruments and systems, and we readily meet most standard requirements with over 5,000 products....
  • September 28, 2015 Keystone Salutes Industry Professionals MFG Day There’s a keystone in every great invention. Keystone Electronics has served the manufacturing industry for nearly seven decades. During our tenure, we’ve supplied companies with high-quality, precision interconnect components that are well-suited for diverse applications....
  • September 2, 2015 Take a Virtual Tour of Keystone’s Advanced Facilities There’s a keystone in every great invention. For over 65 years, Keystone Electronics has led the electronics industry by designing and manufacturing OEM interconnect components and related hardware....
  • August 6, 2015 Debut of 2016 Model-Year Cars & Keystone’s Part with Electric Car Builds There’s a keystone in every great invention. Moore’s Law Electrical parts for cars and transistors have something in common. In the mid-1960’s, one of Intel’s co-founders observed that the number of transistors that could be packed into a given area doubled about every two years, and correctly predicted that the trend would continue for some time....
  • July 9, 2015 Throwback Thursday: The Innovation Behind Keystone’s Website There’s a keystone in every great invention. Take a look at Keystone’s homepage of 20 years ago, and you might be amazed at the relative simplicity of its layout. That is often to be expected in the first edition of anything....
  • June 20, 2015 Keystone’s New Catalog is Now Available There’s a keystone in every great invention. Keystone Electronics Corp. is proud to announce to release its new, improved parts catalog.  This catalog, called Catalog M65, contains Keystone’s full line of parts and products, and is one of the most comprehensive resources to find quality interconnect components and other electronics hardware....
  • June 1, 2015 Lawn Sprinklers: An Innovation in Irrigation There’s a keystone in every great invention. Water is among the most frequently utilized resources in the world—especially during hot and humid summer seasons. Water is abundant; it can be found all around us as well as inside of us....
  • May 22, 2015 Winners Crowned at the 2015 FIRST World Championship For the last 23 years, the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) has challenged and inspired thousands of future design engineers. Often called “the hardest fun you’ll ever have” by past participants, the FRC helps young people discover the rewards of STEM education and technological prowess....
  • May 7, 2015 Alternatives to Traditional Beds There’s a keystone in every great invention. Sleep is a vital aspect of our daily lives. When we sleep at night (or in the morning depending on your schedule), we have the opportunity to wind down and replenish our energy for the next day; the best way to accomplish this is through solid, restful sleep....
  • April 20, 2015 Evolution of the Vacuum Cleaner There’s a keystone in every great invention. It’s always a great feeling when the spring season finally arrives. The long, cold winter—which seemed endless at times—is now a distant memory....
  • March 24, 2015 Meteorology Advances with the Barometer There’s a keystone in every great invention. It’s common knowledge that the weather affects people significantly. In many instances, different weather conditions will have a bearing on our day-to-day plans, which include commuting to or from work or school or participating in social activities....
  • March 11, 2015 March Madness and Cable Television There’s a keystone in every great invention. From the end of 2014 and well into the New Year, the Northeastern region of the U.S. has experienced grueling winter weather. After intense bouts with snowstorms and arctic winds, the end of March is nearly here....
  • February 18, 2015 Artificial Hearts: Life-Saving Medical Devices There’s a keystone in every great invention. Each year, Valentine’s Day reminds people to look inside themselves and truly cherish those who are close them. The main image invoked by this holiday is the heart shape, based on the human heart—considered the most vital organ in the body....
  • February 5, 2015 Thermostats: Keeping you Warm for Nearly Two Centuries There’s a keystone in every great invention. Now that February is here, the winter season is in full swing. Many people throughout the world are feeling the effects of winter’s inclement weather—transportation delays, office and school closings, and increased chance of sickness are just some of the issues associated with the season....
  • January 23, 2015 The Rechargeable Storage Battery There’s a keystone in every great invention. The impact of modern technology is undeniable. Regardless of what part of the world you inhabit, on any given day you’re going to see a plethora of electronic devices....
  • January 14, 2015 The Blu-ray Format Reinvents High Definition Storage There’s a keystone in every great invention. The use of digital technology has become increasingly prevalent since the late 1940s. As technology grew, so did the need for additional means to store digital information....
  • December 31, 2014 Game On! The Creation of the Video Game Console There’s a keystone in every great invention. Electronic entertainment comes in many forms, but few media can match the global popularity of video game consoles. These interactive machines engage users by offering boundless diversity; there are several genres of games to choose from, and each game has unique environments to explore and challenges to overcome....
  • December 15, 2014 The Integration of Cash Registers and Credit Cards There’s a keystone in every great invention. December is here again, and Christmas is right around the corner—the biggest time of year for shopping. Countless consumers will be filling stores to buy holiday gifts for their family and friends all month long....
  • November 30, 2014 Microwaves: The Instant Cooks of Our Generation There’s a keystone in every great invention. Many people feel that modern households are incomplete without a microwave oven, and that view is hard to disagree with. Microwaves are ideal for reheating foods independently from conventional ovens; when you’re really hungry, stove top reheating can seem to take an eternity....
  • November 17, 2014 What Would We Do Without Refrigerators? There’s a keystone in every great invention. Refrigerators are undoubtedly among the most significant inventions of the 20th century. The advent of the refrigerator had huge implications on food storage; the appliance’s inventive design stopped the development of bacteria and helped keep foods fresher for a longer period of time....
  • October 31, 2014 Keys to Manufacturing: Reflections on MFG Day There’s a keystone in every great invention. Manufacturing (MFG) Day month has come again, an occasion that gives manufacturing professionals across diverse industries the chance to discuss their challenges and successes—both past and present—with others....
  • October 15, 2014 Oktoberfest and the Pasteurization Process There’s a keystone in every great invention. It might be hard to believe that October is nearly over. Generally, the arrival of October sparks three different thoughts: the fall is coming into full swing; Halloween is right around the corner; and the annual Oktoberfest celebration is back! First held in 1810, Oktoberfest is the largest fair in the world....
  • September 30, 2014 How WWI led to the creation of Air Traffic Control There’s a keystone in every great invention. 2014 marks the 100-year anniversary of World War I, a tremendously heated conflict that claimed millions of lives worldwide. As we look back at the so-called “Great War,” it’s hard not to focus on the destruction that was caused....
  • September 15, 2014 WWI and the growth of Stainless Steel There’s a keystone in every great invention. Stainless steel is used in a wide variety of applications due to its superior resistance to stains, rust, and corrosion. Metallurgists began investigating its benefits as early as the 1800s, but stainless steel didn’t truly rise to prominence until World War I....
  • August 31, 2014 Red Light, Green Light, 1, 2, 3: The History and Effectiveness of Traffic Lights There’s a keystone in every great invention. Sometimes the most important, life-saving uses of technology are those that we never even think about. Perhaps that’s because they work so well, yet are so common—we never have to think about life without them....
  • August 14, 2014 Live Life in the Fast Lane Thanks to an Electronic Toll Collection System   Are you one of the approximately 24 million drivers who zips through toll booths every day using your E-ZPass? (FYI: More than 880,000 drivers traveled through Delaware’s three toll plazas  alone over the July 4th weekend!) If so, you know that E-ZPass systems and others like it across the country save time and money....
  • July 31, 2014 The Printed Circuit Board: Its Long Journey and History Printed Circuit Boards (aka: PCBs) are used in almost all electronics today. They’re found in devices ranging from cell phones, security alarms, dishwashers, and radios -- to ultra-sophisticated radar and computer systems....
  • July 1, 2014 How Will You Celebrate the Fourth of July? It’s the day – and weekend – for parades, barbecues, picnics and fireworks. Maybe you’ll gather your family clan together for a reunion, or maybe you’ll grab the sunblock and hit the beach....
  • June 11, 2014 If Only Betsy Ross Had a Sewing Machine before Flag Day In May 1776 three representatives from a secret committee of the Continental Congress showed up at Betsy Ross’ upholstery shop. Betsy was able to hand sew the newly-designed flag for a new nation in advance of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in July....
  • June 4, 2014 Converting the Country's Highway System into a Solar System With the passing of the Memorial Day holiday, summer travel is officially begun.  Many Americans will be hitting the highways as they’ve done for generations since the creation of the United States highway system....
  • May 23, 2014 Remember the Wounded, Not Just the Fallen As we prepare to celebrate Memorial Day, we will be reminded of all of those that have given their lives in service to our country. Volunteers will place flags on headstones at Arlington National Cemetery and at cemeteries around the country....
  • April 4, 2014 March Madness – Satellite Radio is One Way to Keep Tabs on Your Bracket Selections! Are you one of the millions of Americans to fill out your bracket predicting winners of 67 NCAA games? Maybe you have money riding on your favorite schools? If that’s the case, you want to know what’s going during the entire tournament -- so you’re probably glued to your TV this month....
  • March 28, 2014 Radar Gun Used at Spring Training Helps Decide Pitchers’ Fates Some Yankees fans are concerned about CC Sabathia’s fastball this year at spring training. He’s been clocked at 86-87 mph -- and has failed to hit the 90 mph mark yet. The problem is comparing his fastball velocity this year with last spring; most of his fastball pitches in 2013 came in at an average of 89....