Northwire forms government business unit
The senior director to lead Northwire's government business unit, Paul PierAgostini has more than 15 years of strategic planning, business development, and program and product management experience in the defense industry. His exceptional industry knowledge and leadership skills will enhance the company’s continued commitment to provide combat-proven, budget-compliant cables delivered fast with no minimum order length or quantity requirements.
Prior to joining Northwire, PierAgostini served as director for defense programs, senior manager for new business development and senior buyer, cost-price analyst for a multibillion-dollar original equipment manufacturer. PierAgostini is also a retired United States Army officer.
"Northwire's government business unit, led by Paul PierAgostini, will ensure that our performance-tested and guaranteed technical and retractile cables are easy for government customers to purchase, while exceeding stringent technical requirements of this market segment," says Mike Conger, president, Northwire. “We have the shortest lead times in the industry and on-time delivery. Whether for a hand-held communication device or an unmanned aerial vehicle, Northwire is well positioned to meet government agencies’ needs for rugged, reliable cable."
Northwire's experienced engineers and technical professionals provide no-cost design and prototyping services and assistance with navigating standards that include military-specification (mil-spec), military-standard (mil-std), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), National Electrical Manufactures Association (NEMA) and others.
Northwire, a woman-owned company, is ISO 9000:2008 certified and is involved in continuous improvement processes, including Six Sigma®, Lean, Project Management and American Society of Quality. The company's quality control laboratory is a certified testing facility for CSA under ISO 17025. This laboratory subjects the company's cable products to tests that surpass real-world conditions, including the extremes of bending, flexing, flame, impact, crush and temperature. Northwire also maintains various UL, CSA, IEEE and MSHA approvals and works closely with suppliers to offer RoHS-compliant materials.
MORE INDUSTRY NEWS
HCC Embedded announces acquisition of InterNiche Technologies
HCC provides data storage and communications software solutions that keep IoT data secure, encrypted, reliable, and fast. InterNiche is known for...
Baumer announces new German facility to open in 2017
In addition to a central logistics center for Europe, a high-tech center for research & development and production is being built. The investment...
Electronic Technicians Association announces winners of Telecommunications Cabling Championship
Unique to SkillsUSA, the Telecommunications Cabling Championship utilizes many of the competencies and hands-on skills that make up ETA...
FANUC America announces Mike Cicco as President and CEO
Cicco joined FANUC in 1999 and has held a variety of management positions. As President and CEO, Cicco will have responsibility for all of the...
Daifuku North America moves to new Michigan headquarters
The 76,889 square-foot facility will house over 300 employees including engineers, project managers, sales, customer service and administrative...
ABB increases efficiency of EPCC's cement production lines in Saudi Arabia
The project upgraded the existing 75 MV Switchgear Panels to the latest protection relay generation, and integrated the power supply systems with...
War of the Currents: AC/DC Power & Direct Current in the Data Center
By Darren Halford, EU Automation
George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison, arguably two of the brightest minds in science, engaged in a decade-long...
Rockwell Automation adds motor-control components to SCCR selection tool
The Global Short-Circuit Current Rating (SCCR) Selection Tool helps machine builders select the right combination of panel components to meet UL...
Hardwiring and Connecting in UL 508 Applications: FAQ
Harting has released a new FAQ on its connectors certified for use in UL 508 applications to help engineers understand how they can reap the...
ABB to automate 13km conveyor system at Chuquicamata copper mine in Chile
The belt system will deliver copper ore from the underground mine directly to the concentrator plant, 13 kilometers away from the mine site.