Powell Electronics adds WithWave cables, connectors and adapters

Connector and hi-rel specialist, Powell Electronics, has added WithWave to its European franchise portfolio. The distributor signed a franchise distribution agreement with the South Korean designer of RF, microwave and mmWave test products.

The product portfolio includes calibration modules and kits, high speed and high density multi-coax cable assemblies, test cable assemblies and test connectors up to 67GHz.

WithWave’s products are used by manufacturers of cellular phones and other telecommunications, base stations including 5G, data networks and semiconductors.

Gary Evans, European MD of Powell Electronics, commented: “WithWave is a great addition to our linecard and we are looking forward to promoting their products in Europe. WithWave has been working together closely for a long time with our sister company, East Coast Microwave, and through this relationship we already know some of WithWave’s market-leading products.”

Richard Song, director of marketing at WithWave, added: “We are glad to be working together with Powell Electronics in Europe now and are looking forward to new business opportunities and to expanding our market share in Europe with their help,”

Powell Electronics is a specialist in high reliability, harsh environment connector design, manufacturing and supply chain. In the USA, Powell has 70,000 square feet of connector manufacturing capabilities at its Swedesboro, New Jersey facility, which is certified to ISO9001 and AS9100.

Powell offers automated engineering solutions and connector ODM services. The company is an authorised, QPL’ed distributor for over 50 military specifications and is ISO9120 certified. Powell Electronics’ European operations are in Dublin, Ireland. Technical staff support design-in activities. The company’s franchises agreements are with Glenair, Harwin, Amphenol Aerospace, Quell, AB Connectors, Lemo, Conesys and Positronic. Powell to address the broad range of demanding connector applications with products that range from miniature PCB-mount devices to high voltage, high current hi-rel solutions.


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