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ECCO expands in the Southwestern U.S.

July, 15 2020

Chicago, IL. -Electronic Connector Co. (ECCO) has hired DB9 Associates, a sales and marketing firm located in Phoenix AZ. to represent them.  “We believe that additional growth opportunities exist in the Southwestern United States, and with the addition of DB9 we can better serve and support those customers with locations in that region”, Bernard Gizzi, […]


Supply Chain Update

July, 2 2020

Supply Chain disruptions due to COVID-19 for Q3, 2020… Chicago, Illinois:  July 2nd, 2020:  As ECCO remains OPEN for Business, we are asking our customers to update their lead times given global logistics delays that continue to occur due to the World Wide Pandemic.  As raw material factories and freight carriers prioritize health and safety […]


ECCO’s COVID-19 response and update

March, 18 2020

Dear ECCO Customer/Stakeholder: (UPDATED MAY 25th, 2020) Happy Memorial Day 2020, and while we continue to recover from COVID-19’s effect on the world, we do want to pay homage to our USA veterans who fought for our freedom over the past 200 years and to the men and woman serving in our armed forces today.  […]


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 […]