Innovation is a key element of our strategy and is an important distinguishing feature of our products and solutions. Our commitment to Innovation ranges across R&D, Engineering, Manufacturing and Customer Service. Our R&D and Engineering programs are driven by continuing trends towards miniaturization and need for higher speed connectors. We file over 100 of patents every year and have licensing agreements with leading industry and academic institutions . Our lean engineering and manufacturing processes and tools help us get our products to our customers in a faster and reliable way.