inrcore, a family of brands supplying high reliability magnetics and other components, has acquired Vanguard Electronics, a manufacturer of both catalogue and custom high reliability magnetics such as inductors and transformers for demanding applications in the defense, aerospace, space and medical industries. Price of the transaction was not disclosed, but Vanguard will continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of iNRCORE. Vanguard will retain its headquarters in Huntington Beach, California, with an additional manufacturing facility located in Mexicali, Mexico.
“The products and capabilities provided by Vanguard Electronics will solidify iNRCORE and our family of brands as the premier provider of power magnetics, RF, microwave components and custom solutions capable of meeting the most demanding specifications,” said Sarah Harris, CEO of iNRCORE. “Together, we will be able to leverage our supply base and vertical integration to accelerate growth across all brands.”
“Vanguard Electronics is thrilled to be joining the iNRCORE family of brands, who shares our commitment to reliability in demanding environments,” said Ryan Kooklan, vice president of Vanguard. “Vanguard Electronics has been an industry leader for over 70 years, and we look forward to this next phase of growth with iNRCORE as our partner.”
The acquisition, backed by iNRCORE majority owner The Jordan Company, comes on the heels of the prior acquisition of Gowanda Components Group (GCG), a US-based designer and manufacturer of high-performance electronic components for high-reliability applications. GCG is itself comprised of several brands including Gowanda Electronics, DYCO Electronics, TTE Filters, RCD Components and other legacy brands.
Traditionally a designer and manufacturer of military-grade magnetic components that transmit high-speed, mission-critical signals and power for the defense market, iNRCORE has been on a path of expansion including moves into industrial and commercial markets. Other acquisitions include DYCO Electronics, HiSonic, TTE Filters, RCD Components, and Bicron Electronics. iNRCORE is headquartered in Bristol. Pennsylvania. For more info, see www.inrcore.com and www.ve1.com.