BJG Electronics Adds Whitmor/Wirenetics, Announces Leadership

Dec 23 2019

BJG Electronics Group, Inc. (BJG), Ronkonkoma, New York, and affiliates, acquired Whitmor/Wirenetics, Valencia, California, a provider of high-performance wire, cable and tubing to the military, aerospace and satellite industries for more than 50 years.

BJG Electronics Group also acquired Connector Tech LLC, a Montana-based value-added distributor of high-reliability electronic interconnect products, earlier this year.

Rick Flora, formerly President of BJG has been named CEO of the BJG Electronics Group.  “The combination of BJG, CTL and Whitmor/Wirenetics completes the evolution of BJG from a regional connector specialist to one of the largest full-line distributors of mil-aero interconnect components in North America,” said Flora.  “The combined BJG Electronics Group line card now offers a true ‘one-stop’ solution for OEMs, harness houses and box builders in the military,aerospace and related harsh environment markets.”

Additonal leadership includes Kent Smith, who will join BJG on February 3rd and be responsible for integrating these companies. Peter Miller is the General Manager of CTL while Mike McGuire is the General Manager of WHITMOR/Wirenetics.

Mark Lee continues his position as Vice President of Sales.  Lee said, “Joining the BJG Group of Companies allows us to leverage significant cross-selling opportunities from both geographic and product standpoints.  We now have a comprehensive product set and infrastructure in place to serve customers coast-to-coast, including wire and cable, connectors, backshells and related value-added services.”

BJG Electronics is a global supplier of interconnect and electromechanical products to the world’s OEMs in the defense, commercial aviation, business aviation, space, oil & gas, and industrial markets. For more information, visit www.bjgelectronics.com.
Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Valencia, Calif., Whitmor/Wirenetics is a leading provider of high-performance wire and cable to the aerospace, defense and space markets. For more information, visit www.wireandcable.com