Vanguard will continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of iNRCORE

 June 6, 2022

BRISTOL, Pa.—iNRCORE, LLC, a supplier of high-reliability magnetics and other components for powering next-generation systems, recently acquired Vanguard Electronics, iNRCORE said in a release.

Vanguard Electronics is a manufacturer of catalogue and custom high-reliability magnetics for demanding applications in the defense, aerospace, space, and medical industries. The company will continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of iNRCORE, with its existing leadership reporting directly to Sarah Harris, CEO and president of iNRCORE. Vanguard will retain its headquarters in Huntington Beach, California, with an additional manufacturing facility located in Mexicali, Mexico, according to the release.

“The products and capabilities provided by Vanguard Electronics will solidify iNRCORE and our family of brands as the premier provider of power magnetics, RF, microwave components, and custom solutions capable of meeting the most demanding specifications,” said Harris in the release. “Together, we will be able to leverage our supply base and vertical integration to accelerate growth across all brands. We are excited about this partnership, and we are confident it will enable us to continue to provide the most challenging component solutions in space, military, commercial, aerospace, and medical applications.”

The acquisition, backed by iNRCORE majority owner The Jordan Company, comes on the heels of the acquisition of Gowanda Components Group (GCG), a U.S.-based designer and manufacturer of high-performance electronic components for high-reliability applications. Gowanda Components Group comprises several well-known industry brands, including Gowanda Electronics, DYCO Electronics, TTE Filters, RCD Components, and other legacy brands.

“Vanguard Electronics is thrilled to be joining the iNRCORE Family of Brands, who shares our commitment to reliability in demanding environments,” said Ryan Kooklan, vice president of Vanguard Electronics, in the release. “Vanguard Electronics has been an industry leader for over 70 years, and we look forward to this next phase of growth with iNRCORE as our partner.”

KAL Capital Markets LLC acted as the exclusive investment banking advisor to Vanguard Electronics.

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