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Reflections of 1H, 2023 here at Electronic Connector Company in Downers Grove, IL USA

July, 27 2023

While we enjoy the summer with travel, time off, family and friend’s gatherings, etc., I wanted to provide an update on the current business environment and reflect on the first half of 2023 overall. During the pandemic and its recovery period, supply chain disruptions were everywhere. With labor, material, and logistics issues, many struggled to […]


Marine Interconnect Sourcing Considerations

February, 8 2023

While winter is here in the northern hemisphere, the southern hemisphere is enjoying warm weather and warm water recreational activities. To that end and in the eternal hope for an early summer this article will help buyers better understand the kind of connectors and related considerations required for applications where water and environmental exposure exist. […]


The Travelling Amphenol 5015 Series connector assembly

September, 16 2022

Hello from ECCO’s European Journal: From July 1st, Through July 17th Electronic Connector Company (ECCO) sent an Amphenol 97 series connector assembly they built for a customer sample to Italy & the UK as Bernard & Laura Gizzi traveled there on their summer holdiay celebrating their 32nd anniversary.  It was a nod of respect to […]


ECCO to attend the EDS Summit scheduled for May 10 to May 13 – Mirage, Las Vegas

March, 25 2022

BACK TO THE SUMMIT!—> is the theme for this year’s 2022 EDS Conference to be held at the Mirage Resort in Las Vegas, NV. From the EDS dedicated web site, –The core of EDS is valu­able idea exchange. It hap­pens through high-lev­­el strate­gic meet­ings. It’s where busi­ness rela­tion­ships are rekin­dled and new ones formed. […]


New location in 2021!

December, 31 2020

Happy New Year and welcome to 2021! Per our previous communication(s) we have successfully relocated our distribution and value-added assembly operation(s) to Downers Grove, IL. USA.  This move will include the consolidation of our two previous facilities – both our Midway Airport/Chicago location and our Nogales MX location. By moving everything under 1 roof we […]


Solutions from Interconnect Specialists (published in Electronics Sourcing Magazine-September 2020)

September, 18 2020

Considerations when sourcing from Interconnect Specialist Distributors… While today the “business as UNUSUAL” mantra blares loud for us all, electronic connector sourcing has always been complicated for a myriad of reasons, the biggest likely being long lead times and limited available inventory.  Still, when you source from distributors who specialize in interconnect products you get […]


WE CANNOT CELEBRATE YET! Covid-19 and Supply Chain effects

June, 30 2020

July, 2020 update from ECCO President As the United States winds down its 1st half of an eventful 2020, and industry takes a pause for the holiday weekend,  i wanted to remind us all of a few important topical updates: Predictability is out the window!  We are all struggling with keeping plans in place, and […]


ECCO & Gizzi’s tips for this BIZARRO world we live in today…

March, 18 2020

Today, we are in bizarre times where at any minute the world as we know it gets turned upside down! While things change fast, here at ECCO we are practicing what we preach about our BRAND PROMISE, which is being FAST, FLEXIBLE, TECHNICAL, with QUALITY ASSEMBLY services. As such, we have been practicing WORK @ […]


Dear President Trump | Followup

December, 3 2019

Download Letter as a PDF Dear President Trump: This is an update from my letter last year dated September 12th, 2018. See my updated comments in RED! First of all, I voted for you and I believe in your policies and their intended desired results. But your actions over the last year put my current […]


Electronics-Sourcing article, Sept. 2019-top connector sourcing questions…

September, 26 2019

September 2019: Tricky part numbering, environmental ratings, and complex material considerations prompt detailed purchasing questions when sourcing specialist connectors. ECCO president, Bernard J Gizzi, lists the FAQs #1. Who is the manufacturer? Sounds simple, but connectors share similar part numbers across competitors. Certain customers dictate that the connector can only be sourced from the […]