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Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) Announces Spirit Electronics as Distribution Partner for Defense and Aerospace Market

Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) Announces Spirit Electronics as Distribution Partner for Defense and Aerospace Market

Spirit Electronics now provides distribution support to assist customers in adopting eGaN® FETs and ICs for leading-edge power conversion systems in the defense and aerospace market.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.— May 2018 — To support its accelerating growth in the defense and aerospace markets, Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) is proud to announce the appointment of Spirit Electronics as a distribution partner focusing on these key market segments.  Spirit Electronics, in operation since 1979 and located in Phoenix, Arizona and Irvine, California, supplies products and services to the Department of Defense, aerospace, and telecommunication industries.  

“Spirit Electronics’ knowledge of the market, along with their extensive history and proven successful track record for working with defense and aerospace customers make them a perfect partner for representing EPC’s industry-leading, off-the-shelf eGaN FET and IC product line,” commented Nick Cataldo, EPC vice president of sales and marketing.

Marti McCurdy, CEO of Spirit Electronics, noted that, “Our new partnership with EPC is an exciting addition to our portfolio of products and will allow us to bring the superior performance of eGaN power transistors and ICs to defense and aerospace customers, so they can design leading edge power system solutions.”

About EPC

EPC is the leader in enhancement mode gallium nitride based power management devices. EPC was the first to introduce enhancement-mode gallium-nitride-on-silicon (eGaN) FETs and integrated circuits as power MOSFET replacements in applications such as DC-DC converters, wireless power transfer, envelope tracking, RF transmission, power inverters, remote imaging and sensing technology (LiDAR), and Class-D audio amplifiers with device performance many times greater than the best silicon power MOSFETs. EPC also has a growing portfolio of eGaN-based integrated circuits that provide even greater space, energy, and cost efficiency.

About Spirit Electronics

Spirit Electronics is a Women Owned, Veteran Owned Small Business serving the DOD and Aerospace industries with a range of electronic components from leading suppliers of FPGA’s, ASIC’s, passives and discrete semiconductors, relays, frequency controls, and connectors. Spirit specifically provides value-added services, including SMI, Testing, Design, Assembly, and End of Life Management.

Many of the companies we serve have deeply integrated Spirit into their planning, processes and manufacturing. They count on us to plan, procure and warehouse inventory, and execute delivery of components that are prepped and ready for assembly upon arrival. Spirit’s extensive ERP system provides us with the bandwidth to manage millions of line items simultaneously, ensuring quality an