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Power and precision resistor offering strengthened

26th April 2019
Alex Lynn

Specialist manufacturer of power, precision and shunt resistors, Riedon, has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire KRL/Bantry Components, a long-standing manufacturer of high quality wirewound resistors. The acquisition will enhance Riedon’s offering across key areas while enabling it to further expand its product lines.

“Wirewound resistors continue to offer significant advantages over alternatives in many applications,” said Frieda Hovsepian, VP Sales & Marketing at Riedon. “This acquisition further strengthens our position worldwide as the leading manufacturer in this evolving market and enables us to continue to meet our customers’ needs through an even wider range of products, including custom design resistors that can be tailored to meet their specific requirements.”

Based in Manchester, New Hampshire, KRL/Bantry has manufactured high-quality power and precision wirewound resistors for over 40 years to serve demanding power supply and instrumentation applications across a range of industries including medical, avionics and telecoms. 

The company is an established leader in specialty items such as temperature-sensing probes, wirewound resistor networks, cold-junction compensation networks and resistance standards.

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