Cinch Connectivity Solutions . January 02, 2019

Cinch Connectivity Solutions Announces Availability of the CIN::APSE® Stacking Connectors

Lombard, IL [January 3, 2018] Cinch Connectivity Solutions, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and global leader in delivering reliable connectivity solutions, announces the commercial availability of its CIN::APSE® stacking connector series.

CIN::APSE® solderless, high density, stacking interconnects are used for board to board, flex to board and component to board applications. CIN::APSE® stacking connectors are found in applications where a mezzanine style PCB layout is utilized to reduce space and weight. The CIN::APSE® 1.0 mm pitch accommodates high density circuits between boards. The CIN::APSE® mechanical contacts are durable for applications that require several cycles of disconnections for modifications or testing. The mechanical contacts also reduce the need for soldering and subsequent inspection. CIN::APSE® is one the most widely implemented solderless, high speed interconnects in the industry. With a flight proven history, CIN::APSE® stacking connectors are found on military, aerospace and satellite applications worldwide.

For more information on the CIN::APSE stacking connector offering, please visit our website at belfuse.com/cinch or download the CIN::APSE catalog. CIN::APSE stacking connectors are also available through our distributors, Digi-Key, Mouser and Newark.

About Bel

Bel (www.belfuse.com) designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are primarily used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military, aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries. Bel's product groups include Magnetic Solutions (integrated connector modules, power transformers, power inductors and discrete components), Power Solutions and Protection (front-end, board-mount and industrial power products, module products and circuit protection), and Connectivity Solutions (expanded beam fiber optic, copper-based, RF and RJ connectors and cable assemblies). The Company operates facilities around the world.

Forward Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained in this press release, the matters discussed in this press release are forward looking statements as described under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from Bel's projections. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements are: the market concerns facing our customers; the continuing viability of sectors that rely on our products; the effects of business and economic conditions; difficulties associated with integrating recently acquired companies; capacity and supply constraints or difficulties; product development, commercialization or technological difficulties; the regulatory and trade environment; risks associated with foreign currencies; uncertainties associated with legal proceedings; the market's acceptance of the Company's new products and competitive responses to those new products; our ongoing evaluation of the consequences of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; the impact of changes to U.S. trade and tariff policies; and the risk factors detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports. In light of the risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that any forward-looking statement will in fact prove to be correct. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

Media Contact:
Katie Owens
Katie.owens@us.cinch.com