Stewart Connector . March 23, 2019

Stewart Connector Expands the USB 3.0 Type-A Connector Offering to Include USB 3.0 Type-A Vertical Connectors

Glen Rock, PA, [March 28, 2019] Stewart Connector, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and world class manufacturer of high-speed connectors used in Data Communications announces the addition to the USB 3.0 Type-A connector product offering with the release of a USB 3.0 Type-A vertical connector.

Stewart USB connectors are designed to support data speeds up to 5 Gbps for USB 3.0. The USB Type-A connector design has plug/play capabilities where hot insertion/ejection may occur without issue, under a load. Stewart USB connectors are plated with 30 micro-inches of gold on each contact. USB 3.0 connectors are rated to withstand a peak current of 1.8A per contact. Stewart’s Vertical USB connector is rated for IR Reflow and Wave Soldering process.

Stewart’s USB 3.0 connectors are designed to meet the industries increasing demand for economic solutions where space and faster data rates are a premium. These small form factor, very robust and highly reliable USB connectors are used in IoT devices, laptop and desktop computers, and servers.

For more information, download the USB 3.0 Type-A Connector datasheet or for technical help contact Products are also available through our distributors Digi-Key, Mouser, and Newark.

About Bel

Bel ( 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.

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