Gowanda Expands Broadband Conical Product Line

9/3/2019

New Surface Mount and Flying Lead Configurations Enhance Utility.

New C102FL, C102SM, C182FL and C182SM conical series address need of global electronics design community for more high performance RF broadband component options in communication applications.

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Gowanda Expands Capabilities with Addition of REM-tronics

4/24/2019

Contract manufacturer of high-reliability products will operate as “Gowanda REM-tronics”. 

It will maintain operations in Dunkirk, NY, bringing the total number of GCG production facilities to six, across the United States.  There are now nine affiliates in the Gowanda Components Group.

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Broadband Conicals with Current Rating up to 10 Amps will Launch at OFC

2/26/2019

Gowanda’s flying lead design provides highest DC current handling capability in the industry.

The 4 new series – C305FL, C550FL, C750FL and C1000FL – offer performance ranges for inductance from 0.30 µH to 22 µH, Q from 30 to 66, DCR ohms from 0.02 to 0.265 and current rating mA DC from 1300 to 10500. These series will be featured at the 2019 Optical Networking and Communication Conference in San Diego, March 5 to 7. Stop by Gowanda’s booth #5417 for more information.

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Gowanda Expands Magnetics Offerings with Acquisition of HiSonic

5/22/2018

This enables GCG to offer a broader range of innovative inductor and transformer solutions to the design community.

“HiSonic’s designs, technologies and customers complement those within our Magnetics Division” said GCG CEO Don McElheny. “The synergy in our capabilities and applications will enable us to offer a broader range of innovative inductor and transformer solutions to design engineers in commercial, medical, microwave, military, space and other markets around the world.”

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High Performance Surface Mount RF Inductors to be Featured at IMS

5/2/2018

These series deliver nearly 2X or more improvement in SRF and Current Rating compared to traditional designs.

The CC4H (ceramic core) and CF4H (ferrite core) series are each available in 3 physical sizes. The performance ranges include inductance from 0.0082 µH to 1000 µH, Q min from 30 to 75, SRF MHz min from 2 to 4000, DCR ohms max from 0.060 to 30 and Current Rating mA DC from 96 to 2430. These series respond to the market need for ever-increasing component performance for RF applications in commercial, medical and military markets.

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Shielded Surface Mount RF Inductors with Higher Inductance

2/15/2018

Gowanda expanded its SML32S “1210” Shielded Series raising the upper level of inductance to 470 uH and increasing the number of parts by 20%.

The performance range provided by the expanded SML32S series includes inductance from 0.1 uH to 470 uH, DCR ohms max from 0.15 to 25 and current rating mA DC from 91 to 1175. This series expansion responds to the market need for higher inductance shielded inductors for RF applications in commercial, medical and military communities. That includes use in communication, guidance, security, radar and test & evaluation.

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First in Industry – Shielded RF SMT Inductors with Established Reliability

1/23/2018

Gowanda’s ER5025S provides MIL-PRF-39010 qualified inductors in surface mount configuration for military and other high reliability RF applications.

This series complements MIL-PRF-39010 QPL axial-leaded (thru-hole) products and enables their conversion to SMT circuitry via this new MIL-PRF-39010 qualified SMT series. ER5025S meets QPL’s ER requirements to failure rate level M (for /17 and /18). The performance ranges provided by this series include inductance from 0.10 to 10,000 µH, Q min from 40 to 60, SRF MHz min from 1.0 to 450, DCR Ohms max from 0.025 to 139, and current rating mA DC from 30 to 2245.

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First in Industry – RF Surface Mount Inductors with Established Reliability

4/3/2017

Gowanda’s ER3013 Series breaks new ground by providing SMT option to traditional thru-hole designs, for military and other high-reliability RF applications.

This series responds to a market need for faster circuit board assembly via SM devices. ER3013 addresses MIL-PRF-39010 (/19, /20 and /21) and meets QPL’s ER requirements to failure rate level M. Inductance ranges from 0.10 to 1000 µH, DCR Ohms Max ranges from 0.08 to 72, and Current Rating mA DC ranges from 28 to 1380.

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Dyco Electronics Acquired by Gowanda - Featured at APEC Show

3/13/2017

GCG expands its magnetic component capabilities by acquiring Dyco Electronics in Hornell, NY.

Dyco will be featured at Gowanda’s booth #310 during APEC 2017, the applied power electronics conference being held March 27-29 in Tampa, FL. “Dyco’s expertise with laminated transformers, planar transformers and specialized solutions will enhance GCG’s ability to address the toughest challenges facing design engineers in the global markets we serve,” said GCG CEO Don McElheny.

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Acquisition of Microwave Circuits Expands Filter Capabilities

2/12/2017

GCG broadens its range of innovative filter solutions by acquiring Microwave Circuits from AMTI in Lynchburg, VA.

“Microwave Circuits’ designs and technologies complement those of our TTE Filters business unit,” said GCG CEO Don McElheny. “The synergy in our capabilities and applications will enable us to offer a broader range of innovative filter solutions to design engineers in commercial, medical, microwave, military, space and other markets around the world.”

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Butler Winding Acquired to Expand Inductor Capabilities

7/27/2016

Gowanda Electronics’ parent company recently acquired Butler Winding in Butler, PA.

“Butler’s products and capabilities complement Gowanda’s and give us the opportunity to enhance and grow our high performance inductor offerings in the global marketplace,” said GCG CEO Don McElheny. “The syngergy in our designs and applications will enable us to provide a broader range of innovative passive component solutions….”

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Higher Rating Achieved on RF Inductors for Military

10/12/2015

Gowanda now has four ER series with QPL Level R status for MIL-PRF-39010 – ER10M, ER15M, ER18M and ER17S. 

These Established Reliability series represent a 100X increase in reliability over the initial Level M failure rating. They have accumulated in excess of 45 million unit hours of testing and address ten different mil-spec slash numbers (/01 through /10). Inductance ranges from 0.10 to 1000 uH, DCR Ohms Max ranges from 0.025 to 72, and Current Rating mA DC ranges from 28 to 2900.

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Communication Coil Inc. Acquired by Gowanda

10/1/2015

CCI’s application-specific filters and magnetics strengthen Gowanda’s product line.

This acquisition – our 3rd in the last few years – further strengthens Gowanda’s offerings to the marketplace through the addition of CCI’s application-specific filters and magnetics that support unique customer applications. Our continued growth – both organic and inorganic – assures customers of Gowanda Components Group ready-access to highly reliable solutions that position them in the forefront of their market segments.

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New RF Inductors for Military Applications

4/13/2015

Gowanda “M” Series Launch at Space Tech Expo.

Gowanda Electronics will launch five new QPL-approved RF thru-hole inductor series for military applications at Space Tech Expo, Booth #2118, expanding the number of MIL-PRF-15305 MS part numbers offered.  The five series and the seven MS numbers they address include: MLRF19M (MS90539), MLRF21M (MS90542 and MS14052), MLRF22M (MS90540), MLRF24M (MS90541) and MLRF28M (MS75103 and MS91189).

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New Surface Mount Inductors to be Featured at APEC Power Conference

3/13/2015

Gowanda’s SMP2512 Series Addresses Market Need for Specific Size & Performance.

Gowanda Electronics will introduce its new SMP2512 Series of surface mount, wirewound, ferrite core, molded power inductors at APEC 2015 (Applied Power Electronics Conference), Booth #237. This series addresses a market need for a specific combination of size and performance in the power electronics industry.

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Gowanda is First in Industry to Offer 0603/0805 QPL RF Chip Inductors with Tin/Lead Solder Terminations

1/16/2015

MLRF0603 & MLRF0805 Sn/Pb Terminated Series Address Market Need for Solder-Friendly Components. 

Gowanda Electronics recently achieved qualification to the military’s MIL-PRF-83446 specification for its MLRF0603 and MLRF0805 series of RF surface mount wirewound coil, ceramic core chip inductors with tin/lead terminations.  These are the first series in the industry to attain Qualified Product List (QPL) status for this particular Department of Defense specification.  Gowanda was the first to introduce gold-terminated 0603 and 0805 chip inductors several years ago.

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Gowanda and TTE Join Forces to Grow Electronic Components Business

3/5/2014

Inductors and Filters to be Featured at IMS2014. 

Gowanda is teaming up with its recently acquired sister company, TTE, Inc., to provide a broader range of electronic components to the global design engineering community.

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Gowanda's RF Inductors Approved for Military Market

2/4/2014

Thru-Hole “MLRF” Series Meet QPL Requirement for MIL-PRF-15305. 

Gowanda Electronics achieved QPL status on four series: MLRF10M, MLRF15M, MLRF18M and MLRF17S.

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Smallest Non-Magnetic Inductor Introduced by Gowanda Electronics

5/6/2013

SMG1812 Ideal for Medical Imaging and Other Magnetic-Sensitive Applications.

Gowanda Electronics announces the introduction of the world’s smallest non-magnetic molded RF inductor series, SMG1812.  This new surface mount wirewound series will be featured at MD&M-East, a medical device industry conference and trade show being held June 18-20, 2013 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philidelphia, PA. Visit Gowanda Electronics at booth #2836.

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Gowanda Electronics Honored by Rockwell Collins with Recognition as Platinum Premier Supplier

3/20/2013

Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for RF and power applications, was awarded Platinum Premier Supplier status at Rockwell Collins’ 2013 Annual Supplier Conference, held on March 6, 2013 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Gowanda & Instec Filters Featured in US Tech Magazine Article - October 2012 Issue

11/7/2012

“Being Active with Passives” provides an excellent overview of Gowanda’s activities in passive components, including the recent acquisition of Instec Filters.

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Importance of Military/QPL Inductors - Article Appeared in Electronics Sourcing UK

8/22/2012

Gowanda’s QPL RF inductors and Charcroft (one of Gowanda’s distributors in the UK) were featured in an article entitled “Military Precision Slashes Lead-Times” which appeared in the May 2012 issue of Electronics Sourcing UK.

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Higher Rating Achieved on RF Inductors for Military Market

8/1/2012

ER10M & ER17S Series Receive Approval to Level R for MIL-PRF-39010.

Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for RF and power applications, announced that the company recently achieved failure rate Level R for its MIL-PRF-39010 RF Inductors – ER10M Series and ER17S Series. These thru-hole series meet the military’s Qualified Product List (QPL) requirements for Established Reliability (ER). Such approval requires extensive testing for electrical, environmental, mechanical and thermal performance.

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Gowanda and Instec Filters Join Forces to Grow Passive Component Business

6/18/2012

Instec Filters’ EMI/RFI Filters Featured at International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2012).

Gowanda Electronics, a US-based designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components and inductors for power, radio frequency (RF), and high frequency (HF) applications, is teaming up with its newly acquired sister company, Instec Filters, to provide a broader range of passive electronic components to the global marketplace.

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Gowanda's Power Inductors First to Achieve QPL Level T for Mil-Prf-27

2/22/2012

MLP5025-T, MLP1812-T and MLP8527-T Series Address Market Need for Highest Level of Certification.

Gowanda Electronics, a US-based designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for power, radio frequency (RF), and high frequency (HF) applications, has achieved the highest level of certification on three surface mount power inductor series. Gowanda’s three “MLP” series have been added to the military’s Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime Qualified Products List (QPL) for MIL-PRF-27 Level T.

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Gowanda First in Industry to Offer 0603/0805 QPL RF Chip Inductors

1/9/2012

MLRF0603 & MLRF0805 Series Address Market Need for MIL-PRF-83446 Qualification.

Gowanda Electronics, a US-based designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for power and radio frequency applications, announced that the company recently achieved qualification to the military’s MIL-PRF-83446 (/36A and /37A) for its MLRF0603 and MLRF0805 series of RF surface mount wirewound ceramic core chip inductors. These are the first series in the industry to address the market need for Qualified Product List (QPL) inductors which meet this particular Department of Defense specification.

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Gowanda's Broadband Conicals Win ECN Magazine 2011 Readers Choice Award

1/3/2012

ECN Magazine announced the winners of its 2011 Readers’ Choice Tech Awards. Gowanda Electronics won (tied) in the category of Passive and Discrete Components with the company’s “C” Series of Broadband Conical Inductors which were introduced in early 2011.

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Higher Rating Achieved on RF Inductors for Military Market

9/9/2011

Gowanda’s Inductors Meet QPL’s Extended Reliability Requirements to Level P for MIL-PRF-39010.

Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for RF and power applications, announced that the company recently achieved failure rate Level P for its MIL-PRF-39010 RF Inductors – ER10M Series and ER17S Series. These thru-hole series meet the military’s Qualified Product List (QPL) requirements for Established Reliability (ER). Such approval requires extensive life testing of electrical, environmental, mechanical and thermal performance.

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Gowanda Electronics Positions Itself for Growth in Electronic Components

7/25/2011

The company recently completed a recapitalization with Addison Capital Partners.

Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for RF and power applications, recently completed a recapitalization of the company with Addison Capital Partners. The new structure will enable Gowanda to accelerate its plans for growth in strategically important products and markets.

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Ultra-Broadband Conical Inductors to be Introduced at MTT-S IMS2011

5/15/2011

New “C” conical series leverages Gowanda’s proprietary processes and expertise, and addresses market need for more standard and custom design options for communication applications.

Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for RF and power applications, is launching its inaugural line of Ultra-Broadband Conical Inductors at the MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS2011) Exhibition in Baltimore, Maryland on June 7-9, 2011 (Booth 730). Gowanda’s introduction of its “C” conical series is in response to market demand for more standard and custom broadband conical design options for communication applications. This new product line leverages Gowanda’s proprietary production processes, extensive design experience, and custom capability expertise to deliver high performance, cost-effective, standard and custom broadband solutions.

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Gowanda Flexibility & Capabilities Featured - US Tech Oct 2010 issue

10/22/2010

“Not a Foreign Concept, Gowanda Exports to China”

– this feature article highlights Gowanda’s internal processes and capabilities that enable the company to be successful in China, Asia and beyond.

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Gowanda's ER10M & ER17S RF Inductors Approved for MIL-PRF-39010

9/1/2010

New QPL Military-Approved RF Inductors:  Gowanda Electronics Earns MIL-PRF-39010 “Established Reliability” Certification for ER10M & ER17S Series; Gowanda’s First ER Products for the Military Market.

Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for RF and power applications, recently introduced two inductor series meeting the military’s Qualified Products List requirements for “Established Reliability”. Gowanda’s ER10M and ER17S thru-hole RF inductor series are approved to MIL-PRF-39010, Level M. Such ER approval requires extensive life testing across thermal, electrical, mechanical and environmental test spectrums. The ER10M and ER17S series represent Gowanda’s first ER products for the military market.

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Gowanda Featured in US Tech Magazine, August 2010

8/23/2010

A feature article entitled “At Gowanda: Production Cells and Made-to-Order Machinery” appeared in the August 2010 issue of US Tech magazine. Claude Badawy, Chief Operating Officer at Gowanda Electronics, was interviewed for this article; he addresses some aspects of the company’s operations that enable Gowanda to be more competitive in the global electronic components market.

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Gowanda's SMP1210S Power Inductor is Honored

7/1/2010

Electronic Design’s annual “Top 101 Components” includes Gowanda’s SMP1210S power inductor at #28 in this year’s list, published at Electronicdesign.com.

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New QPL Inductor Series for RF Applications - MLRF1010

6/4/2010

Gowanda’s MLRF1010 Series Introduced at 2010 IEEE MTT-S Symposium.

Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for RF and power applications, introduced its MLRF1010 RF Inductor Series at the 2010 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in Anaheim, California last week (May 25 – 27, 2010).

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New Surface Mount Inductor for Power Applications - SMP1210S

3/3/2010

Gowanda’s New Series Delivers High Performance & Small Size.

Gowanda Electronics, a manufacturer of high performance inductors and other precision electronic components for RF and power applications, introduced a new surface mount inductor series – SMP1210S – at the 2010 Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition in Palm Springs, California last week. The SMP1210S series combines high current, shielding and small size with inductance values from 1.0 to 100 uH and current ratings from 205 to 1384 mA DC.

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Gowanda Adds Cleanroom Facilities

11/11/2009

Investment Supports Medical, Military and Other Applications which Require Control of Environmental Contaminants.

Gowanda Electronics, a manufacturer of high performance inductors and other precision electronic components announces the installation of two cleanrooms at the company’s production and engineering facilities in upstate New York. The two cleanrooms are Class 100,000 but they can be upgraded to Class 10,000 as needed to meet customer requirements.

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Gowanda Introduces QPL Military-Approved Power Inductors

2/18/2009

“MLP” Series Responds to Market Need for “MIL-PRF-27” Components.

Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for power and RF applications, introduces three MLP inductor series which have been added to the military’s Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) Qualified Products List (QPL) for MIL-PRF-27. The military MIL-PRF-27 specification addresses various categories of electronic components, including surface mount power inductors and high current surface mount power inductors for use in electronic and communication applications.

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Gowanda's Quality Manager Achieves Six Sigma Black Belt

9/2/2008

We are pleased to announce that Ken Hicks, Quality Manager at Gowanda Electronics, successfully completed all the requirements associated with Six Sigma Black Belt certification. He was officially certified as a Black Belt in July 2008 by The Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE) at the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNYAB). He began his training there in early 2007, starting with the Green Belt, and then working his way through the requirements needed to attain the Black Belt.

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Gowanda Announces Military-Approved QPL Inductor Series

6/16/2008

Addresses Market Need in Military RF Applications for “MIL-PRF-83446”.

Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for power and RF applications, announces the introduction of a military-approved RF inductor series which is now on the military’s Qualified Product List per MIL-PRF-83446. Gowanda’s MLRF3013 series addresses a need in the marketplace for enhanced RF inductor options in military applications. Gowanda is committed to expanding its support of the military market through additional QPL pursuits for RF and power components.

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Gowanda Electronics Achieves AS9100 Certification

5/21/2007

Manufacturer of High Performance Electronic Components Makes Commitment to Global Aerospace Market.

Gowanda Electronics, a manufacturer of high performance electronic inductor components for RF and power applications, announces that the company is now registered as conforming to AS9100 quality management standard. Certification was granted by NSF International Strategic Registrations (NSF-ISR) after completion of an audit earlier this year.

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New MG Inductor Series from Gowanda Electronics Responds to Need in Medical & Other Applications

9/18/2006

Gowanda’s Breakthrough Technology Provides Non-Magnetic Components for Magnetically-Sensitive Applications.

Gowanda Electronics will introduce a new inductor series with unique characteristics at “OEM New England”, Sept. 20-21, 2006 at DCU Center, Worcester, MA, Booth 823.

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Gowanda Electronics Achieves ISO 13485:2003 Certification

8/14/2006

Manufacturer of High Performance Electronic Components Makes Commitment to Global Medical Market.

Gowanda Electronics, a manufacturer of high performance electronic inductor components, announces that it is now registered as conforming to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485:2003 quality management standard by NSF International Strategic Registrations, Ltd. (NSF-ISR). The audit was completed by NSF-ISR in the second quarter of 2006.

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