Gowanda Expands Passives Business with Acquisition of RCD Components

Gowanda Components Group has acquired RCD Components, headquartered in Manchester, NH, a manufacturer of passive components including resistors, capacitors, coils and delay lines for the commercial, military and aerospace industries. This is the ninth acquisition within the last seven years for GCG which is based in Gowanda, NY. 

“The addition of RCD to Gowanda Components Group expands the breadth of our passive component offerings to the electronic design community and enhances our passive technology capabilities,” said Don McElheny, CEO of GCG. “As a result of our combined strengths we look forward to developing unique solutions to address board level design challenges of the global electronics industry.”  

Terms of the deal were not disclosed but GCG has stated that RCD will maintain its operations in Manchester as well as their support facilities in the Caribbean and Asia. In addition to RCD’s facilities, GCG has seven other manufacturing and design facilities located within the United States. 

Gowanda consists of two divisions. The Magnetics Division includes Gowanda Electronics, DYCO Electronics, HiSonic, Butler Winding, Communication Coil, Gowanda REM-tronics and now RCD Components. The Filters Division includes TTE Filters, Microwave Circuits and Instec Filters. The group is a US-based, vertically integrated manufacturer of high performance and tight tolerance electronic components. Areas of expertise include magnetic devices, specialty filters and custom designs for design engineers in aerospace and defense, communications infrastructure and medical applications. 

For more info, visit: www.gowanda.com