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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 […]


Electronic Connector Co. Remains in Chicago; New Ownership Brings Extensive Industry Experience

March, 19 2012

CHICAGO, Illinois – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Eclipse Embedded Technologies has completed the acquisition of Electronic Connecter Corporation (ECCO) from ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARRS).  This acquisition, as a portfolio investment for Eclipse Embedded Technologies, allows ECCO to continue to operate in its Chicago headquarters and support a vast customer base throughout North America and Europe.  ECCO […]