EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--FDH, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity (“Audax”), announced it has acquired Societe AHE Inc. (“AHE”), a Montreal, Canada based distributor of aerospace hardware focused on the rotorcraft market. AHE expands FDH’s reach with additional product offerings in the rotorcraft segment, serving a diversified customer base across the globe.
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July 12, 2022
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FDH Aero (“FDH”), a leading aerospace & defense supply chain solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired Electro Enterprises, Inc. (“Electro Enterprises” or “Electro”). The acquisition of Electro establishes FDH as a leader in aerospace & defense electrical & electronic components distribution, and positions FDH for accelerated growth.
June 15, 2022
May 10, 2022
EL SEGUNDO, CALIF. – May 10, 2022 – FDH Aero (“FDH”), a global parts distributor and supply chain solutions provider for aerospace & defense OEMs and aftermarket segments, today announced the new hire of Bob Loycano to the position of Vice President of Supply Chain.
January 27, 2022
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.– FDH Aero (“FDH”), a distributor of aerospace hardware, replacement parts, electronic components, and chemicals, has acquired Calco Industries, LLC (“Calco Aerospace” or “Calco”) from founders Charlie and Lisa Gralapp. This acquisition meaningfully strengthens FDH’s position in the military rotorcraft supply chain and presents an opportunity to accelerate growth with new and existing customers as a complement to FDH’s existing military rotorcraft exposure..
January 17, 2022
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.– FDH Aero (“FDH”), an aerospace and defense products distributor serving aircraft production and aftermarket supply chains, announced today that it has entered into a multi-year direct line feed agreement with Austrian aerospace company FACC.
November 29, 2021
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.– FDH Aero (“FDH”), an aerospace and defense products distributor serving aircraft production and aftermarket supply chains, announced today it has acquired Unical Defense, LLC (“UDI” or “Unical Defense”), a global provider of aftermarket component parts and logistics services for military aircraft, from affiliates of UDI’s founders.
October 18, 2021
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – FDH Aero (“FDH”), an aerospace and defense products distributor serving aircraft production and aftermarket supply chains, has acquired Stealth Aerospace (“Stealth”)
September 03, 2021
November 02, 2020
October 05, 2020
This is a full virtual event and can be accessed by registering at XPONENTIAL.org. AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020 is the world’s largest event for unmanned and autonomous systems set for October 5-8 as a fully interactive experience.
April 16, 2020
BTC Electronics shares your concern about the on-going Coronavirus (COVID-2019) situation. As a Distributor to the Aerospace and Defense industries, we intend to remain open and we will continue to operate and service our customers to the fullest extent possible.
January 06, 2020
As part of the agreement, BTC will distribute D38999 Series 1, 2 and 3 and 26482 Series 2 (MS3470’s) of Corsair Electrical Connector’s product line. Additionally, BTC will now be able to offer a full range of Aircraft External Power Receptacles (MS90362, MS3505, MS17845 and MS3506-1).
December 18, 2019
December 05, 2019
Take a look at Cinch's New DURA-CON Product Overview Video! Cinch DURA-CON D-shaped micro-miniature rectangular connectors are designed for applications that require a rugged, high performance, densely compacted interconnect. DURA-CON is the ideal connector for applications where weight and space must be kept to a minimum while maintaining maximum reliability.
October 18, 2019
MS3110 through MS3119 (solder contacts) and commercial versions of MIL-DTL-26482 environmentally sealed circular connectors immediately available. BTC stocks and performs value add assembly of the MIL-DTL-26482 Series I solder contact connectors along with PW, PWF, and PWC commercial versions.
September 25, 2019
One of the most frustrating and expensive problems during product development is a unit failing EMC/EMI testing while at a test facility. Recently, a military vehicle went up against this scenario, facing repeated issues in passing RE102 from 2MHz – 400MHz.
September 20, 2019
Designed as an upgrade to series I, MIL-DTL-26482 or M26482 Series II is a bayonet coupling, rear-removable crimp contact connector. The MIL-DTL-26482 Series II bayonet connectors are available in nine shell sizes with a choice of narrow or wide flanges, jam nut, and cable connecting receptacles, and with RFI or standard plugs.
September 19, 2019
BTC Electronics is more than a distributor, we add value to many of our connectors - with an extensive inventory of components - we have the flexibility and the expertise to get you the product you need.
April 02, 2019
Join us in Nashville for the 2019 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit. The only opportunity for the entire Army Aviation Community to gather in one place at one time focused solely on Army Aviation issues.
July 10, 2018
The requirements at EMC tight housings, specifically for the termination of wires and cables are growing. Filtered connectors are now offered that include outstanding EMC tightness and very small sizes.
June 26, 2018
The c-enx™ series from Cinch Connectivity Solutions offers a wide range of solutions based on two insert sizes with a large variety of shells and contacts. The series is standardized by the EN 4644 European Standard.
April 19, 2018
VITA 67 RF modules and contacts are designed for application in Open VPX systems and must withstand the robust mechanical and environmental performance requirements specified in the VITA 47-2005 standard.
March 16, 2018
AbelConn demonstrated conformance and recognition of accreditation for specific services, on the Qualified Manufacturers List (QML).
February 02, 2018
The mag-Net® connector series has been specifically designed for wearable electronic systems in harsh environments that require invisible power and data connectivity. mag-Net® is a ground-breaking, auto-aligning, self-coupling connector solution that provides incredible ease-of-use and reliability.
December 22, 2017
BTC Electronics is observing a Holiday shutdown so we can spend time with our families. We will be out of the office 12/25/2017 - 01/01/2018. Have a Safe and Happy Holiday!
November 22, 2017
From vertical launch fire-control, tracking, and multi-target missile systems to rugged industrial applications such as mining/gas-pressure blasting, the Glenair DLA qualified MIL-DTL-38999 Series IV connector is the ultimate solution for positive and reliable breech-locking connector performance.
October 03, 2017
These connectors are ruggedized to withstand severe battlefield environments, carrying currents of up to 500 amps at 28 Vdc continuously in temperatures down to -55°C (1000 Amps for 6 minutes).
September 06, 2017
Glenair continues to manufacture a broad range of high-performance cables and components for space – from the innovative line of non-pyrotechnic HDRMs to high-reliability assisted separation force connectors. Glenair\'s proven space flight heritage includes interconnect and electromechanical technology on dozens of robotic spacecraft, including orbiters, landers, and rovers.
August 09, 2017
BTC serves most major military OEM's with our cable assembly and wire harness division. We are small enough to turn quotes & prototypes around quickly; and experienced enough to handle your toughest interconnect issues.
June 20, 2017
From June 27-29, 2017 we will be in San Jose at the McEnery Convention Center Booth #1426. Come visit us to learn more about the latest in engineered interconnect solutions and for your chance to win a Quadcopter Drone.
May 31, 2017
If you need a small, rugged, lightweight, easy to use rectangular connector designed specifically for low and medium power applications - think SOLARIS!
April 20, 2017
Series 806 offers significant size and weight savings while meeting key performance benchmarks for a broad range of applications.
March 02, 2017
ECIA is pleased to welcome BTC Electronics to its roster of illustrious electronic component distributors, suppliers and manufacturers' reps.
February 28, 2017
We now offer one of the smallest coaxial connectors for pico coaxial cables with an extremely high EMC shielding that can withstand high mechanical forces.
January 10, 2017
Electrostatic charge can influence Analog and Digital communications by increasing the signal to noise ratio through a decrease in background noise.
December 09, 2016
We are now offering HSC Extreme Temperature GTMS Hermetic Connectors for use in next generation aircraft turbine engines.
November 29, 2016
The key to successful backshell selection is proper product application. To do this, a complete description of the backshell's intended use is required.
October 14, 2016
BTC is happy to introduce the SMPM line of high performance products. SMPM interconnects offer high performance in a sub-miniature package, with versatile connectivity options.
September 02, 2016
BTC is proud to now offer the Amphenol RF line of high frequency SMA end launch connectors. This series offers exceptional VSWR performance up to 26.5 GHz.
August 21, 2015
Aero Electric, a division of Conesys, is qualified to Class Z (RoHS Compliant, Black Zinc Nickel) plating for MIL-DTL-38999 rev M, for example D38999/26ZC35PN. This plating will also be available for commercial use in all of the families of mil spec circular connectors and industrial connectors that Conesys offers.
July 17, 2015
WAKE FOREST, NORTH CAROLINA (July 17, 2015) – BTC Electronic Components (BTC), connector distributor and wire harness manufacturer, announced the appointment of Keith Filter as Vice President of Product Management. He will be responsible for expanding BTC’s relationships with new and existing manufacturers, growing BTC’s product offerings and leading BTC’s Product Management team in support of business growth and expansion.
March 10, 2015
A fresh approach to cable assembly and wire harness demands keeps military and aerospace manufacturers on budget and, more importantly, on time.
March 09, 2015
In 2015, Sealtron, Inc. and BTC Electronic Components celebrate a partnership that began back in 1995 when Sealtron, a well-established manufacturer of QPL and custom-designed glass-to-metal-sealed connectors, recognized the need to sell its products into a new distribution channel. At the same time, BTC Electronic Components was in the market for a manufacturer of hermetic connectors to add to its distribution line card. The agreement that resulted from those common aspirations has thrived in the two decades since.
March 02, 2015
BTC Electronic Components was recognized by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for the second consecutive year for 100% On Time Delivery and Zero Quality Defects.
February 20, 2015
The new HTX connector not only performs in temperatures ranging from 65oC to 440oC (-85oF to 824oF) it maintains its hermetic integrity at an unparalleled 1x10-9 cc/sec of helium at 15 PSI leak rate and an insulation resistance value greater than 500 megaohms@500 VDC. At 426oC (800oF), the HTX connector has an insulation resistance value greater than 1,000 megaohms@500 VDC.
January 07, 2015
DME's Military Qualified M81714/11-20D and M81714/11-22D now available! Fast turnaround time and great pricing; contact BTC today for a quote!
April 17, 2014
AB Connectors - a subsidiary of TT electronics plc. - is known around the world as a leader in manufacturing complex electronic connectors.
February 24, 2014
In a letter signed by four of Boeing’s Supplier Management Vice Presidents, the company congratulated the BTC team for “demonstrating their dedication to the high performance standards necessary to meet customer expectations and remain competitive in the global economy.”
October 29, 2013
Working out of the BTC corporate headquarters in Wake Forest, NC, the Team will be responsible for handling all distribution accounts and providing an enhanced customer experience.
September 17, 2013
BTC is a franchised distributor for Amphenol RF, the Emerson Connectivity Trompeter line and Delta Electronics Manufacturing.
July 16, 2013
BTC prides itself on world-class service and quality while providing customers with the best value in the industry.
July 01, 2013
BTC is pleased to announce it has been approved by ASD-CERT to assemble J-Tech EN2997 series engine connectors. J-Tech, a division of Conesys, manufacturers EN2997 K, KE, S and SE classes of stainless steel and high temperature connectors.
June 10, 2013
BTC maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2011, to Sept. 30, 2012. During this time the company had a composite quality score of 99.98% and delivery score of 100%.
June 05, 2013
The team at BTC is excited to release our latest video - More Than a Number - and an updated line card featuring a fresh new look.
April 15, 2013
Peace of mind comes standard with every order from BTC.
April 02, 2013
BTC stocks a wide range of mil-spec hermetic connectors along with specials and is the only franchised distributor for the Ametek/HCC Industries family of companies – Sealtron, Hermetic Seal Corporation and Glasseal.
April 01, 2013
In addition to the website part search, BTC customers may now find the interconnect part they ned through SourceESB.
March 15, 2013
BTC has warehouse full of D38999 Series III connectors from Conesys/Aero Electric. Ready to ship today!
February 14, 2013
BTC holds a large inventory of various contact designs and styles, which complement our mil-approved circular connector product ranges including Mil-38999, Mil-26482, Mil-5015 and Mil-83723.
February 11, 2013
BTC has an inventory MS24264/24266 (MIL-C-26500) & BACC45/63 from RMS - one of BTC's 31 franchised lines.
January 23, 2013
Meritec is a market leader in providing interconnect solutions to their customers through innovative technology and engineering expertise.
January 04, 2013
BTC’s new website was designed with the customer experience in mind and the end result is a website with a clean, innovative new look, robust content, easy-to-use navigation and tools to enhance the user experience.
October 11, 2012
The Conesys/J-Tech RJ45 and USB Rugged Ethernet Connectors are designed for military applications and provide pristine data acquisition and transmission in the harshest environments and are available through BTC.
September 20, 2012
BTC is dedicated to achieving the highest operational standards through quality management excellence.
August 15, 2012
Moseley brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from his background in both international and North American markets.
July 26, 2012
The new video clearly depicts BTC's mission and dedication to quality, service and on-time delivery.
April 16, 2012
This new lightweight hybrid hermetic connector offers weight savings up to 68% over similar stainless steel construction.
March 28, 2012
The ITAR Registration means that BTC Electronic Components is able to fully support military and defense-related projects around the globe.
February 26, 2012
The Series 77 â€œFull Nelsonâ€ Environmental Shrink Boots from Glenair provide leading-edge environmental and mechanical protection. BTC is a franchised/authorized Glenair distributor.
January 25, 2012
SD-CERT qualifies standard aerospace products in accordance with the requirements of EN 9133.
December 13, 2011
Preci-Dip is a leading manufacturer of interconnect components and further expands BTC Electronic Components' extensive product roster.
November 15, 2011
According to International Aerospace Quality Group's (IAQG) Online Aerospace Supplier Information System (OASIS) database, BTC is one of first connector distributors to earn the certification.
November 09, 2011
The Defense Contractor Academy, conducted by the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), provides training to businesses that is essential to growing their success in the federal marketplace.
November 03, 2011
Emerson's Trompeter line has upgraded their line of installer tools and BTC can supply them to you. The new tool, designated as the CT5, requires 25 percent less physical effort to achieve the same results as the CT4L, providing a definite advantage to the installer over the tool it replaces.
September 30, 2011
The Edac Group – one of BTC’s 30 franchised/authorized lines - has expanded their line of waterproof connectors and now offers a new line of magnetic jacks.
July 28, 2011
Bike MS benefits the Eastern North CBTC & Bike MS Carolina Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and proceeds are used to fund research, programs, services, education and advocacy for the over 5,300 individuals living with multiple sclerosis in eastern North Carolina.
May 25, 2011
As BTC's roster of franchised/authorized manufacturers expanded it was necessary to update the existing line card with a fresh new look.
May 23, 2011
BTC's president crafted an article on the paradigm shift in the electronic components distribution industry and the importance of adding value.
May 16, 2011
BTC Electronics boasts world-class facilities and employees from their headquarters in Wake Forest, NC. The firm recently created a company video to promote both.
April 12, 2011
Wake Forest interconnect supplier is proud to support the third annual CEO Forum focused on helping executives build companies that last with featured speaker Jim Collins.
March 15, 2011
Directed by the U.S. Department of State, ITAR is a program that regulates the export and import of U.S. military and defense related equipment and information.
March 03, 2011
The J-Tech/Conesys EN2997 firewall line expands BTC's product offering to cover both the high temperature environmental and hermetically sealed connectors. BTC will now supply mated pairs of plugs and receptacles from stock.
January 13, 2011
In January 2011 aerospace and mil-spec electronic components distributor, BTC Electronic Components, Inc, upgraded to ISO 9001:2008.
August 02, 2010
BTC will act as a strategic partner with Spectrum for their custom filtered and specialty connectors used in MIL & Hi-Rel applications.
April 06, 2010
Mr. Grimm will oversee the company's day to day operations including manufacturing, distribution and quality systems.
December 02, 2009
Mr. Filter will have full responsibilities for the company's purchasing, inventory management and vendor management.
August 28, 2009
Achievement of this certification signifies that BTC meets and exceeds internationally recognized standards for quality, safety and reliability in our products and processes.
July 13, 2009
SSMC connectors are ideal for use in limited-space applications that require the rugged design of a threaded coupling interface.
June 23, 2009
With over 30 years in the industry, BTC is considered the "connector exports" BTC and has expanded its high reliability connector expertise to the medical industry.
April 28, 2009
This report is based on monthly, quarterly and rolling performance reports provided by our customers and also on responses to BTC's satisfaction surveys.
April 03, 2009
Thompson will work directly with BTC President, Robert Barnett, to build on the company's growth accomplishments and meet new strategic objectives.
February 27, 2009
BTC Electronic Components is now a franchised distributor for AMETEK SCP's full line of interconnect solutions for extreme environments.
December 12, 2008
This addition to this product offering allows BTC to reach into new markets and allow them to better serve the RF connector needs of their existing customer base.
August 13, 2008
The line card features the most up-to-date listing of the distributor's 28 franchised manufacturers, including new lines and expanded MIL-SPEC designations.
October 15, 2007
BTC will provide correct, consistent lead tinning on a Just-in-time basis for customers.
May 01, 2007
BTC Electronic Components is proud to add the RMS Connector Division's line of cylindrical electrical connectors complying with Boeing aircraft standards.
March 11, 2006
The Congresswoman and men were asked to sign letters to the House and Senate Appropriators requesting full funding support for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership program in fiscal year 2007 of $106 million
October 11, 2005
Based on ISO 9001:2000 Process Approach to Quality Management Systems, AS9120 includes additional requirements for product safety and reliability specific to aerospace distributors.