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June 2019

News Release – June 28, 2019

Fort Wayne, IN USA – Connor Corporation is excited to announce an addition to our sales team. Steve Plein, located in the Charlotte NC area, has joined us as a Sales Engineer covering the Southeast US territory.

Steve brings a vast knowledge of experience with his 25+ years of technical sales. Over the years, Steve has sold castings, injection moldings, MIM parts, and general engineered mechanical components solutions. Steve’s experience and Connor’s range of capabilities will serve customers in Southeast territory well.

Steve will be providing guidance to engineers and buyers alike when it comes to choosing the most cost effective solution to meet their design requirements. Please join us in welcoming Steve to our team and feel free to reach out to him for your sourcing needs at stevep@connorcorp.com.

May 2019

News Release – May 24, 2019

A sledge hammer hitting the tariffsFort Wayne, IN USA – Connor Corporation is pleased to announce the expansion of its supply chain throughout Southeast Asia and the USA.  Connor’s manufacturing network has been expanded in Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, and the USA, providing Connor with a menu of options to assist its Customers in reducing costs and avoid the recent 25% tariffs on engineered components imported from China.

For customers with manufacturing locations in the US, Connor can supply tariff-free components from their Fort Wayne warehouse using Connor’s manufacturing locations in Southeast Asia and the USA.

For customers with manufacturing locations in Mexico, Connor has opened a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) warehouse in Brownsville, Texas, allowing Connor to supply tariff-free components regardless of which country the components are manufactured.

If your current supply of castings, forgings or rubber molded parts from China or elsewhere is no longer competitive or being impacted by the current and potential tariffs, please contact Connor Corporation at info@connorcorp.com to discuss your options and to take action.

December 2018

Connor is excited to announce a partnership with Parker and Company Worldwide to warehouse products in a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) warehouse in Brownsville, Texas.

For our customers with operations in Mexico, Connor can import their parts into the U.S. through this FTZ warehouse, resulting in the elimination of the tariffs, including the section 232 and 301 tariffs.

To learn how Connor can help you eliminate the tariffs, please contact:

Rick Ludwig  – 260-424-1601 x 319 or email at rickl@connorcorp.com

November 2018

Connor is proud to announce the launch of our new website. This website will allow us to provide technical support to our customer 24/7. Additionally, the latest news in regard to new factory locations, updated capabilities and new industries served will be announced here.

August 2018

Connor is pleased to announce 2 new partnerships with experienced MIM factories. We now offer MIM (metal injection molding), from long-term factories located in China and Singapore. These new capabilities allow us to offer more solutions to our customer’s manufacturing needs, especially to the consumer electronics and automotive industries.

June 2018

Connor is pleased to announce 2 new partnerships with long-term casting factories. We now offer zinc die castings, both multislide and conventional, from experienced factories located in China and Singapore. These new capabilities allow us to offer more solutions to our customer’s manufacturing needs.