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ECCO’s COVID-19 response and update

March, 18 2020

Dear ECCO Customer/Stakeholder: (UPDATED APRIL 2nd, 2020) In these unprecedented times where it is surely BUSINESS as UNUSUAL, here is an update to current conditions; Yes, ECCO is OPEN for Business given our ESSENTIAL WORKFORCE, and we’ll remain open until such time that our customers/suppliers/employee’s health and safety is severely compromised by remaining open.  Given […]


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 […]


Q3 & the late Summertime at ECCO 2019

September, 3 2019

Given we are already well into the late summer and football season, I wanted to share a few things with you including an update on our business and our new operating engagement and partnership with the biggest little distributor in the USA!. First, we closed our first fiscal half of the year with over 20% […]


ECCO to be at the Electrical-Wire Processing-Technology Expo

February, 27 2019

On May 8th & 9th, ECCO will be a first-time exhibitor at the Electrical-Wire Processing-Technology Expo held at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee WI. The expo attracts attendees from around the world as the nation’s largest dedicated wire processing event. ECCO will be there to highlight our newest wire accessory “ShrinkMate™”, which provides superior […]


ECCO (Electronic Connector Co.) finalizes purchase of Magellan’s Aerospace & Defense Division

November, 29 2018

CHICAGO, Illinois, Nov. 29, 2018 / PRNewswire / – Electronic Connector Company of Illinois (ECCO), a distributor of interconnect solutions and value-added services, has completed the acquisition of Magellan Distribution Corporation’s Aerospace & Defense (A&D) Division. Magellan is a Boston-based distributor of interconnect and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products. “This acquisition will allow us […]


Regarding US Special TARIFF Imposed on Chinese Manufactured Goods

July, 5 2018

Message from ECCO Leadership… As most (if not all) of you are aware, the United States has imposed an additional tariff (on most products up to 25%)  on imports from China effective July 6, 2018. This additional tariff will directly impact products within our industry and, because some of the manufacturers that ECCO represents provide […]


ECCO adds ShrinkMate heat shrink shielding product line

June, 18 2018

ECCO (Electronic Connector Co.) completes purchase of ShrinkMate® conductive shielding heat shrink product line CHICAGO – June 14th, 2018,   ECCO (Electronic Connector Co.) a leading interconnect solutions provider, announced that it has completed the purchase of all assets for the heat shrink shielding product line formerly known as ShrinkMate®. “ECCO has acquired the ShrinkMate® product […]


Sourcing Mil/Aero/Defense MS style connectors

April, 20 2018

When should you consider designing in and sourcing Mil Spec vs. Commercial equivalents (and vice versa)? Since owning ECCO, an electronic connector authorized distributor specialist, I have been overwhelmed with questions as to when, why, and how our customers determine which connector, style, and brands to put on their prints, and subsequently into their final […]


ECCO Now Fully Qualified to Assemble Mil-Std D38999 Connectors from Aero/Conesys

August, 22 2017

CHICAGO – ECCO (Electronic Connector Co.) a leading interconnect solutions provider, announced that it has received approval by the DLA (Defense Logistics Agency) & Aero Conesys to build military standard series III in the D38999 family of electronic connectors. Located in Chicago, Illinois, ECCO is an authorized partner of leading electronic suppliers. They provide products and […]