Weinschel brand products added to agreement

December 6, 2016 – Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD today announced that Weinschel brand products are now included in its distribution agreement with API Technologies Corp.

API, a leading provider of high-performance RF, microwave, millimeter-wave and security solutions, acquired Weinschel brand products from Cobham in 2015. The Weinschel brand includes a full line of attenuators, phase shifters, simulation instrumentation and RF distribution products.

Effective immediately, Richardson RFPD will offer the Weinschel brand products to its global customers, along with the full line of API standard, configurable and custom RF, microwave and microelectronics products that Richardson RFPD has distributed since 1997, including antennas, power amplifiers, high-performance filters, thin film chip resistors, mixers and passive components.

“The Weinschel brand has always been synonymous with engineering excellence and superior quality. Their products represent a dedication to innovative design solutions for performance-driven applications in the commercial, wireless, industrial, test and defense markets. Making these products available to global customers via Richardson RFPD’s worldwide sales channel means more engineers can leverage Weinschel products in their microwave and RF systems,” said Mike Valo, director, World Wide Distributor Sales, API Technologies Corp.

“We look forward to continuing and expanding our longtime successful relationship with API,” said Rafael R. Salmi, Ph.D., Richardson RFPD’s president. “The Weinschel products have a rich history of innovation and quality that will greatly benefit our customers.”

About Richardson RFPD

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF and wireless communications, power conversion and renewable energy markets. It brings relationships with many of the industry’s top radio frequency and power component suppliers. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production. More information is available at the API storefront webpage.

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About API Technologies’ Weinschel

Located in Frederick, Md, Weinschel was founded more than 60 years ago, and was the first company to design and manufacture commercially available coaxial attenuators. Since that time, the product line has expanded to include advanced components and subsystems for wireless, space, defense, test and measurement, and broadband applications. Featured products include fixed attenuators, solid-state digital step and programmable step attenuators, high power terminations, resistive splitters and dividers, phase shifters, and RF simulation products. Featured brands include Planar Blind-Mate®, Planar Crown® connectors and SmartStep® attenuation subsystems. Learn more about Weinschel brand products at www.weinschel.apitech.com.

About API Technologies Corp.

API Technologies is an innovative designer and manufacturer of high-performance systems, subsystems, modules, and components for technically demanding RF, microwave, millimeterwave, electromagnetic, power, and security applications. A high-reliability technology pioneer with over 70 years of heritage, API Technologies products are used by global defense, industrial, and commercial customers in the areas of commercial aerospace, wireless communications, medical, oil and gas, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, C4ISR, missile defense, harsh environments, satellites, and space. Learn more about API Technologies and its products at www.apitech.com.

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