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: Richard G. Wasielewski

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.

Acquired by Nortech in 2015, the Devicix brand serves medical device customers as they commercialize the next-generation of lifesaving innovations with design and engineering.

Intercon 1 offers highly-customized as well as off-the-shelf cabling interconnect solutions in the most demanding medical imaging and high-bandwidth applications.

Corporate History

Company History

2018
October 29

2016

Global Footprint Nortech opens in Suzhou
October 29

2015

Acquires Devicix
October 29

2011

Acquires WInland (Mankato)
October 29

2010

Acquires Trivirix (Milaca)
October 29

2002

Acquires Mexico operations
October 29

1996

Acquires Zercom (Merrifield) and Intercon 1
October 29

1995

Acquires Aerospace Systems (Blue Earth)
October 29

1990

Nortech Systems launced – Acquires CS sub (Bemidji)
October 29

1984

Medtronic/Trivirix (Milaca)
October 29

1979

Control Data Subsidiary (Bemidji)
October 29

1972

Winland (Mankato)
October 29

1964

Aerospace System (Blue Earth)

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.

Richard G. Wasielewski, President & CEO

Mr. Wasielewski was named President and CEO in January 2014. Prior to that, he had been President and Chief Operating Officer since February 2013. He joined Nortech in 2004 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; he was named a Senior Vice President in 2008. From 2000 until his employment by the Company, he was Controller/Senior Director, Planning, Wholesale and Operations of Select Comfort Corporation, a manufacturer and retailer of premium air mattresses. He previously was the CFO/Vice President of Finance and Administration for Lycro Products, Inc., Wakarusa, Indiana, and held various senior financial management positions with The Toro Company from 1983 to 1995.

Curtis J. Steichen, Senior VP / Chief Marketing & Sales Officer

Mr. Steichen has been Senior Vice President/Chief Marketing & Sales Officer since January 2012. Prior to that, since November 2008, he was Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations. From May 2005 through October 2008, he was the Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Before joining Nortech Systems, he held North American and international sales and marketing assignments with Graco Inc. Industrial Automotive Equipment Division as Director of Sales and Marketing, Minneapolis. Prior to Graco, his background includes 10 years with the Hoffman Enclosures subsidiary of Pentair, Inc., Minneapolis, and 11 years with General Electric’s Electrical Distribution and Control Division, Plainville, Conn.

Connie Beck, Vice President & 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.

 

Nortech stands ready.

 

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