Wiring Harness News WHN Sept-Oct 2020 WHN Sep-Oct 2020 - Page 45

INDUSTRIAL INFO-TAINMENT Wiring Harness News SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2020 45 RESCO Electronics Announces Acquisition of Convenience Electronics RESCO Electronics, LLC “RESCO” (www.rescoelectronics.com) announced that it has acquired the assets and operations of Convenience Electronics, Inc. “CEI” (www.convenienceelectronics. com). CEI is one of the premier manufacturers of custom cables, harnesses, and electronic assemblies in the Midwest. Based in Madison, Wisconsin, CEI has built a reputation for quality products and timely deliveries to its customers. RES- CO is a cable harness and electromechanical assembly manufacturer with operations in Baltimore, Maryland and Acuna, Mexico. RESCO’s customers are spread throughout North America and Europe. Through this acquisition CEI will gain access to RESCO’s substantial resources while RESCO will welcome many new customers, expand its capabilities, and obtain production capacity at CEI’s Wisconsin facility. The operations in Wisconsin will continue under the “Convenience Electronics” name and the CEI staff will remain in place although Harry Lum, founder and president of CEI, will transition into a consulting role. At both RESCO and CEI we have built our businesses by focusing on and striving to meet the needs of our customers, resulting in strong partnerships with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. We see this merger as an expansion of our ability to serve our customers and look forward to finding new ways to expand on these partnerships. Serrated Edge Scissors Cuts Kevlar ® Aramid Fiber Insulation An ergonomic scissor that is especially designed for cutting Kevlar ® insulation fibers that typically slip out of the grasp of conventional scissor blades has been introduced by Xuron Corp. of Saco, Maine. Xuron ® Model 9180 Kevlar ® Shears are designed with tapered cutting blades that have one serrated edge for gripping slippery aramid fibers and a proprietary sharp edge for cutting them. Ideal for cutting Kevlar ® cable insulation, these scissors are comfortable to hold in either hand, have soft rubber hand grips, a return spring, and no cumbersome finger loops. Fast and easy to use in assembly and field service operations, Xuron ® Model 9180 Kevlar ® Shears’ tapered cutting blades can be used to cut small fiber optic cable jacketing as well as the aramid fiber insulation. Manufactured from tough alloyed steel, the cutting blades are heat treated to Rc 58-60 to provide exceptional cutting and a long service life.The Xuron ® Model 9180 Kevlar ® Shears are are manufactured in the U.S.A. A complete catalog of precision shears, pliers, and assembly tools is available upon request. For more information visit Xuron at www.xuron.com