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E-Components Maker Abracon Buys NEL Frequency Controls

Austin, Texas-based Abracon acquired U.S. manufacturer NEL Frequency Controls in a move to expand its precision timing product offering.

Austin, Texas-based Abracon — a supplier of frequency control, timing, power, magnetics and antenna solutions —  announced that it has acquired Burlington, Wisconsin-based manufacturer NEL Frequency Controls in a move to expand its precision timing product offering.

Abracon and NEL Frequency Controls will accelerate innovation, new product development, time-to-market, and enterprise growth by combining core strengths across product management, engineering, sales and marketing, Abracon officials said in a July 5 news release.

“This alliance allows both companies to share expertise from their respective markets, collaborate on product strategies, enhance and scale go-to-market capabilities, and better serve customers through complementary product offerings,” the company said.

Founded in 1986, NEL Frequency Controls is a U.S. manufacturer of precision timing devices meeting ultra-low phase noise, ultra-low power consumption, and ultra-high frequency requirements in the smallest, most compact form factor possible. NEL’s products are used across a broad spectrum of high-tech applications, including RF/microwave, test & measurement, defense, metrology, SATCOMM, and quantum computing.

What’s Next?

  • The Abracon and NEL Frequency Control brands will continue operating independently and collaborate on a complementary technology vision, product roadmap, and service capabilities to increase customer value.
  • Chuck Ulland will join Abracon as President of NEL Frequency Controls.
  • NEL Frequency Control products will become available through Abracon’s global distribution and sales representative network by August.

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