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Astron Electronics is pleased to announce Edgar Reyes as our new Field Sales Representative for Baja Mexico. Edgar has been a Quality & Design Engineering professional with 21+ years of proven experience at many different Electronic companies including BD (Care Fusion), Plantronics, and Sony. We are confident that Edgar will take on his new responsibilities of overlooking the assigned territories with the diligence in working to further develop business with existing and new accounts.

January 29, 2020

ERA Branding

Wednesday, Jan 29 – ERA Branding, Website Design, & Social Media – We had over 20 people attend the first ERA event of the year, Branding, Website Design, & Social Media.  Luminys (Presenters) did an amazing job and gave us some great insight on marketing over the internet.  Whether it be social media, your webpage, or how people see your company.  I have already implemented many of the ideas they discussed. A++ Commented Steve Tennessen
High-performing GBCN resistors round out TT’s green thick-film chip series enabling industrial, automotive and medical application designers to meet tomorrow’s regulations today. TT Electronics’ new lead-free arrays deliver environmental compliance now – before RoHS exemptions expire leaving OEMs in the lurch.
Thursday, Jan 16 – Awesome time last night with Rich Unruh {President of SMD} and the Dale Hight Band playing at the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano.  This is the third time that they played at this amazing venue and the second time as the opening act for Coco Montoya.  The Dale Hight Band is going to release their first album soon.
With the new year comes a brand new change. This new Anti-Vandal switch is anything but standard. The PV67 features a unique 25mm square bezel giving it a standout from the rest in the category. The switch is also IP65 rated and includes multiple LED colors with custom laser etchings. New Project Requirements? The PVS7 will provide you with the perfect configuration. Contact us for any further info on your program at ISR@astron1.com
Thursday, Nov. 14 – Rick Balentine’s Retirement – “Rick, you helped mentor many people including Beth and myself. You are an industry stalwart and will be missed. Enjoy this next phase of your life. Much love, the Tennessen’s.”

November 11, 2019

ERA Golf Tournament

Aliso Viejo November 11th, 2019. Southern California ERA brings back the annual golf tournament. “What an awesome event. Everyone had a great time at the event. The weather was perfect and the course was in amazing shape. I can’t wait for next years tournament!!! Commented Steve Tennessen, President of Astron Electronics, Inc. Pictured: David Stone (left) Steve Tennessen (middle) Stephen Bottari (Right)
Anaheim, CA – Oct. 8, 2019 Astron exhibits at one of our very own distributors Future Electronics’ Tech Day event. This Technology expo event consisted of an exciting day full of hands-on technical learning and exposure to new technology through the many suppliers that attended. Astron was able to hold a booth displaying the few different manufacturers shared in common with Future, including E-Switch, TT Electronics, and American Zettler. Overall, this was a successful day

September 12, 2019

Women In Electronics

This past week, one of our very own distribution managers, Beth Tennessen, had the chance to attend, as a member, the annual “Women in Electronics” conference down in Riverside. There’s nothing like purposeful networking and celebration among other progressive women in the rising industry.
Phihong’s single port POE injectors provide 60W of power and are meet all ranges of applications across the market. These are necessary if you’re talking about anything from security and monitoring to kiosks and IP print servers. Per usual: For any inquiries regarding samples, lead times, quotes, etc., please don’t hesitate to let us know at sales@astron1.com Please see below: https://mailchi.mp/c201258f2eb1/new-level-vi-power-over-ethernet-from-phihong  
The defense market just received another big hitter. AC-DC 6U VPX Power Supply (VPX-6U-ACUNV-1-C-001) designed to be one of the most capable solutions to cater to the advancements in this market is also qualified to meet VITA 46 standards. Per usual: For any inquiries regarding samples, lead times, quotes, etc., please don’t hesitate to let us know at sales@astron1.com Please see below: https://mailchi.mp/14185c341427/new-release-synqor-launches-6u-vpx-power-supply-270975
This all new board-to-board connector is well qualified to serve the industrial market. With its range in stacking height and amount of pin positions, it can be used in multiple areas of electrical equipment including factory automation. Per usual: For any inquiries regarding samples, lead times, quotes, etc., please don’t hesitate to let us know at sales@astron1.com Please see below: https://mailchi.mp/7e87cf1578a6/jae-introduces-new-ac01-series
Just when we thought they couldn’t get bigger, Phihong introduces their large line of desktop adapters fit for just about any sort of requirements. Per usual: For any inquiries regarding samples, lead times, quotes, etc., please don’t hesitate to let us know at sales@astron1.com Please see below: https://mailchi.mp/287453632d06/phihong-new-release-140-new-desktop-adapters-209483
E-Switch introduces the all new CS series with an added touch. Capacitive touch. You’ll want to read up more on this one. Per usual: For any inquiries regarding samples, lead times, quotes, etc., please don’t hesitate to let us know at sales@astron1.com Please see below: https://mailchi.mp/8383f17ed877/e-switch-new-release-cs-series-anti-vandal-switch

May 1, 2019

New Website 2019

Huntington Beach, CA / April 2019 Astron unveils its new website.
Huntington Beach, April 24, 2019 Astron received the Sales Representative of the Year 2018 award from JAE Electronics, Inc. Astron partnered up with JAE in the beginning of 2018 and after a year of hard work and dedication to making it one of Astron’s most advancing lines, we are proud to have achieved such recognition and look forward to continuing to put JAE out in the front lines for all progressive and innovative connector solutions.

April 24, 2019

L3 Power Paragon/LEM L&L

Anaheim, CA Wednesday April 24, 2019 – On Wednesday, Astron had the opportunity of attending a lunch and learn with one of our principles, LEM, at L3 Power Paragon. L3 is one of our largest accounts for military/marine power solutions and we’ve been able to offer numerous components alongside LEM as well as multiple other principles we represent. This was one productive and informative lunch and learn. We absolutely look forward to our next one.
Huntington Harbor, Saturday November 9th, 2018 – “Beth and I took Rick & Pam Kline and Rick & Carla Nelson on a Duffy ride around Huntington harbor. They surprised us with an award for rep of the year. I guess you can call it an award? My own Tequila… Pretty nice. But instead of a worm at the bottom it had tact switches. Needless to say, we drank most of the bottle that day.” Commented
Huntington Beach, November 2018 Astron received the sales excellence award from Methode. “I was emceeing our annual golf tournament dinner ceremony, when Chip Bronk came up and took the microphone from me. I had no idea what was happening. He then proceeded to announce to everyone that we received the Methode sales excellence award. It was one heck of a way to receive an award. Everyone at Astron was are excited to receive such an
Huntington Beach, CA / September 2018 – “Astron is excited to welcome David Stone as our new Orange County Senior Field Salesman. His 20 plus years in the Southern California electronics industry is a huge addition to an already strong line-up.” Commented Steven Tennessen, President Astron Electronics, Inc.
Carlsbad, CA – August 1st 2018 — Astron Electronics shows its wares exclusively at Viasat. “I was asked to set up a couple tables with sample kits and brochures in the Mechanical Engineering Building at Viasat. I brought in donuts and ended up there until lunch time. Many of the engineers came over and discussed products with me. Astron walked away with some great requirements.” Commented Mike Singer, Sales Manager Astron Electronics, Inc.