Richardson Electronics, Ltd. announced a global agreement has been reached with Microwave Components, Inc. (MCI).

MCI of Dracut, Mass., is a veteran-owned, U.S. company that has been a leading manufacturer of custom miniature electronic air coils since 1978. MCI coils are manufactured to meet its customers’ specifications. MCI’s High Q, miniature air coils are used in a variety of RF and microwave applications all of which require high performance, reliable and repeatable inductors.

This agreement supports Richardson Electronics’ strategy to partner with technology leaders in passive components and that are synergistic with the company’s various active technology partners for both component designs and engineered solutions.

“The agreement with MCI expands our portfolio with products that are critical to our customer base,” said Greg Peloquin, executive vice president of Richardson Electronics’ Power and Microwave Technologies and Green Energy Solutions groups. “Knowing that MCI shares our commitment to leading technology, quality and customer satisfaction makes it a perfect fit for our company growth strategy.”

“Microwave Components, Inc., is very excited to begin this partnership with Richardson Electronics, Ltd.  As MCI continues to grow, we are not only looking to expand our footprint within North America, but internationally as well.  RELL’s global sales channel enables MCI to provide international customers with the same hands-on, customer-focused experience that our domestic customers have come to expect when designing in and purchasing MCI’s miniature air core inductors. RELL’s large RF and microwave components product portfolio, coupled with their commitment to customers, made this partnership a perfect fit for MCI,” said Robin Nazarian, CEO of Microwave Components, Inc.