BIRNS in the News

View the following articles from our archive.  This section is updated regularly, and appears in chronological order from the latest to the past.

Custom Penetrators

BIRNS provided a technical article for Sea Technology’s Cable/Connector issue entitled: Custom Penetrators, Cable Assemblies Bespoke Components for DeepFlight Super Falcon 3S Personal Sub.

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Connector Technology

BIRNS provided a technical article on the latest trends in connector Quality and Manufacturing for International Ocean Systems magazine.

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Cable Assemblies

BIRNS and HURL’s technical article on 6km-rated cable assemblies was featured in Sea Technology’s annual Connector issue.

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Successful ISO Audit

BIRNS, Inc. has announced that its Quality Management System (QMS) recently had its successful ISO 9001:2008 recertification audit carried out by DNV-GL.

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Changing Face of the Connector Industry

Amy Brown, Director of Corporate Communications for BIRNS, authored the feature article “The Changing Face of the Connector Industry” for International Ocean Systems magazine’s Connectors/Cables/Winches issue. BIRNS also was chosen for the cover image for this important issue.

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Fiber Optic System Design

Steve Bell, BIRNS’ Optical/Photonics Engineer, wrote the feature article “Multi-Channel Fiber Optic System Design: Going Big In Small Packages” for Marine Technology Reporter Magazine.

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BIRNS Named to MTR 100

BIRNS is honored as one of the most influential companies in the subsea industry for the fifth consecutive year in Marine Technology Reporter magazine’s annual MTR 100. Our CEO Eric Birns’ photo was featured on the magazine’s cover.

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BIRNS Connector Feature Article ST

BIRNS contributed a feature article to Sea Technology’s 2014 Connector issue entitled “Deep-Submergence Electrical Connectors for 4,500-Meter-Rated AUV.” The article details BIRNS’ development of custom cable assemblies and connectors for High-Pressure Environments. 

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BIRNS EOM Article Sea Technology

BIRNS contributed a feature article to Sea Technology’s 2013 Connector Issue entitled “Precision Electro-Opto-Mechanical Cable Assembly for a Towed Array.” The article details BIRNS’ development of a unique EOM cable assembly for the tow cable of a high-performance passive towed array.

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BIRNS IOS Moulding Article

BIRNS contributed a feature article focused on the demanding protocols of overmoulding and moulding custom cable assemblies for International Ocean System’s 2013 “Connectors/Cables” issue.

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BIRNS Feature Article NEI

BIRNS contributed a feature article for Nuclear Engineering International’s December 2012 issue entitled “How to Choose Lights for Nuclear Applications”. The article includes detailed analysis on how to select underwater lighting for nuclear power stations with the most effective, safe designs, while factoring in issues like reducing radwaste, considering effects on performance due to exposure to fuel, and staying compliant with new post-Fukushima protocols.

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BIRNS Makes MTR 100 List

BIRNS, Inc. was named in Marine Technology Reporter’s ‘MTR100’ list of the top one-hundred compelling companies serving the subsea market in 2012. 

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BIRNS Penetrator Feature Article ST

BIRNS contributed another feature article for Sea Technology’s 2012 Connector issue entitled “Electrical Penetrators for Saturation Diving System.”  The article details the use of 27 ABS Product Design Assessment (PDA) certified BIRNS electrical (NPT) penetrators for subsea connectivity in IUC’s 12-Man portable SAT VI System, rated to 1,000 FSW.

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