David Mroczka

ClipFix aces field test, cranks up manufacturing

By GREGORY ZELLER // Commack startup ClipFix, which peddles an easy DIY solution for busted modular plugs, has aced the first of two planned field tests – and that’s good enough for company principals, who’ve placed a 50,000-unit production order that should be ready to ship by mid-October. ClipFix targets the tiny depressible tabs that snap into place when RJ-45 modular plugs are inserted into a port or wall jack, connecting monitors, modems, phones, printers,…


For ClipFix, success is all about making connections

By GREGORY ZELLER // It’s a make-or-break month for ClipFix. Peddling a tiny invention with enormous potential, the Commack-based startup embarks this week on two critical field tests. Best case: ClipFix’s ridiculously uncomplicated DIY fix for busted modular plugs is embraced by major corporate customers, propelling the company to stratospheric success. Considering the startup’s so-simple-it’s-brilliant pitch, this isn’t farfetched at all. At its heart is the RJ-45 modular plug – more specifically, the miniscule, depressible…