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GII Blog: Engineering Posts

White Paper: The Design Process

Posted June 6, 2019
View as PDF More often than not, design can be easily thought of as a blueprint or a drawing. Many would wager that engineers are the ones solely responsible for the creation of these designs. My time as a Product Development Engineer has shown me that design is something far more than simply a blueprint or a representation of an ...

Electrical Connector Mechanics

Posted April 4, 2019
View as PDFThere are reams and reams of information on electrical connectors and contact theory. My goal is to not get too much into the weeds, but to present specifics terms and factors that should be considered when designing or choosing an electrical connector. I was once told by an old friend that the definition of “Perfect” is “serves its ...

White Paper: Communication Is King

Posted April 4, 2019
View as PDF We’ve all heard the phrase “Communication Is King” and it’s even one of our Core Values here at Global Interconnect. Our communication policy is “be thoughtful, thorough, complete and effective.” I’d say it’s obvious that effective communication is important in all relationships. In my position as Director of Program Management, handling all aspects of a customer’s account, ...

White Paper: What’s in Your Plastic

Posted January 1, 2019
The world of flexible plastic devices is vast and ever increasing. The choices for disposable medical devices utilizing some sort of cable assembly are numerous. These types of products need to be reliable, effective, quality-oriented and cost effective. Fortunately, there are several material choices that are well suited to match these performance and quality objectives. From a plastic disposable standpoint, ...

We Are Hiring! GII Wants To Add Senior Product Development Engineer To Team

Posted July 7, 2018
You’ve been in an Engineering Role in a corporate or entrepreneurial setting for about 8 years now. It’s an absolute grind but you simply can’t get engineering out of your blood.  You love designing and building things, solving complex challenges and ultimately seeing a product go from a napkin sketch to a tangible product that you can hold in your ...

Easing into the Regulatory Process

Posted August 8, 2017
The regulatory process can be an intimidating cycle for start-ups and seasoned companies alike. In order to better understand the rules and regulations and be an asset to our customers, Global Interconnect, Inc. (GII) hired Dr. Steven Brooks M.D. M.B.A.F.A.C.C. as the company’s first Chief Medical Officer in May of 2017. Dr. Brooks has consulted various medical device companies throughout the regulatory ...

Nutritional Blast: The Difference Between Thermoset and Thermoplastic Polymers

Posted March 3, 2017
Preface: Global Interconnect, Inc. is a leading medical device and high-end industrial/commercial manufacturer for the world’s largest OEMs, where customized solutions become critical connections. Every week a different member of the GII team writes and produces a “Nutritional Blast” touching on topics related to the world of business, business culture, and industry specific ideas and information in an effort to ...

Copper Conspectus: Wire Assemblies Most Popular Conductor!

Posted February 2, 2017
Copper is a unique element and conductor predominantly used for electrical wiring dating back to when the telegraph was invented nearly 200 years ago. Almost half of all the copper mined per year is used to manufacture electrical wire and cable conductors, making it one of the most used metal conductors for electrical applications. Why Copper? Copper has the highest ...

Nutritional Blast: The Importance of Internal Audits

Posted January 1, 2017
Preface: Global Interconnect, Inc. is a leading medical device and high-end industrial/commercial manufacturer for the world’s largest OEMs, where customized solutions become critical connections. Every week a different member of the GII team writes and produces a “Nutritional Blast” touching on topics related to the world of business, business culture, and industry specific ideas and information in an effort to ...
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