About Nortech

World-Class Solutions for Electro-Mechanical Applications

Welcome to Nortech. Nortech is a fullservice electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider of complex interconnect solutions, printed circuit board assemblies and diagnostic repair and integration services including higherlevel assemblies and box builds for a wide range of industries. Markets served include industrial and commercial equipment, medical device, and aerospace & defense.

Founded: 1990

Headquarters: Maple Grove, Minnesota

President & CEO: Jay Miller

Stock Ticker: NSYS (NASDAQ)

Global Locations: United States, Mexico, and China.

Value-Driven

We’re committed to bringing you the absolute best value. We do this by aiding in design, streamlining the manufacturing process, and integrating post- market services and inventory management.

Customer Focused

We know how hard it is to find a partner that’s accessible and competent. We work to prove both to you every day. We always provide a clear point of contact and take a proactive approach to our working relationship.

Expert Design

Our team features some of the most experienced and creative minds in the industry. Armed with the best practices and the right tools, they can help you optimize your project design to exceed expectations.

Exceptional People

It starts and ends with our team members. Nortech staff are dedicated professionals who represent the best values and work tirelessly to make your success our endpoint.

Corporate History

Company History

2018
October 29

2016

Global Footprint Nortech opens in Suzhou
October 29

1996

Acquires Zercom (Merrifield) and Intercon 1
October 29

2002

Acquires Mexico operations
October 29

2010

Acquires Trivirix (Milaca)
October 29

2011

Acquires WInland (Mankato)
October 29

2015

Acquires Devicix
October 29

1995

Acquires Aerospace Systems (Blue Earth)
October 29

1964

Aerospace System (Blue Earth)
October 29

1972

Winland (Mankato)
October 29

1979

Control Data Subsidiary (Bemidji)
October 29

1984

Medtronic/Trivirix (Milaca)
October 29

1990

Nortech Systems launched – Acquires CS sub (Bemidji)

Executive Leadership

David B. Kunin, Chairman

Mr. Kunin was named Chairman in May 2015. Since 1998, Kunin has been the chief executive officer of Beautopia LLC, a beauty products manufacturing business. From 1997 to 2011, he served as a director of Regis Corporation, the world’s largest owner and franchisor of hair salons. He spent ten years in sales and senior management positions for computer companies, contract manufacturing and printed circuit board fabrication. He serves as president of a family holding company, Curtis Squire, Inc., the owner of 49% of the Company’s outstanding common stock.

Jay Miller, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Mr. Miller was named President & CEO effective Feb. 27, 2019, replacing Rich Wasielewski. Mr. Miller was named Interim President on January 1, 2019. He joined the company’s board as an independent director in May 2018.

Mr. Miller brings Nortech broad executive leadership and business experience with a wide range of medical technology companies. He also serves on the boards of a number of medical imaging and medical device companies. Previously Mr. Miller held CEO positions with IMRIS, Inc., Zonare, Inc. and Vital Images, Inc., in the medical imaging industry. Earlier in his career Mr. Miller worked for the medical divisions of both Siemens and GE.

Curtis J. Steichen, Senior Vice President & Chief Sales Officer (CSO)

Mr. Steichen has been Senior Vice President/Chief Sales Officer since January 2019. Prior to that, starting in November 2008, he was Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations. From May 2005 through October 2008 he was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Before joining Nortech Systems, he held North American and international sales and marketing assignments with Graco Inc., including the Director of Sales and Marketing – Industrial Automotive Equipment Division. Prior to Graco, his background includes 10 years with the Hoffman Enclosures subsidiary of Pentair, Inc., and 11 years with General Electric’s Electrical Distribution and Control Division.

Connie Beck, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Ms. Beck was named Vice President & CFO in January 2018. Previously she was Vice President of Finance and Controller for MOCON, Inc., a public company. She was a member of MOCON’s senior leadership team, supporting strategic planning and international multi-site operations. Earlier, Beck held director-level financial reporting positions with public companies Navarre Corporation and Lakes Entertainment, Inc. She is a CPA and has over 10 years of public accounting experience.

John Lindeen, Senior Vice President of Global Operations

Mr. Lindeen was named Senior Vice President of Global Operations in January 2019. Previously he was Vice President of Global Operations; he joined Nortech in 2013 as Director, Industrial Markets. In his current role, he is responsible for global supply chain management as well as overseeing Nortech’s five Minnesota-based facilities, nearshore manufacturing in Monterrey, Mexico, and offshore manufacturing in Suzhou, China. Before Nortech, Mr. Lindeen’s manufacturing career included extensive experience in the medical device, defense and industrial spaces with companies including Donatelle, Pentair, Remmele Engineering and Sportech.

 

Nortech stands ready.

 

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