Presidio Components Acquires Wright Capacitors, Inc.

Source: Presidio components news, The evening tribune news January 2018 Presidio Components, Inc., an industry leader in the manufacture of specialty capacitors since 1980, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Wright Capacitors, Inc. (WCI). The acquisition includes the purchase of all assets including open purchase orders, as well as a […]

Exploding Capacitors: A true story of a blast from the past

source: Embedded article Ron Neale, March 14, 2016 Recently on, Max the Magnificent considered what was described as The Great Capacitor Plague of the Early 21st Century. This prompted several readers to comment reporting various levels of experience with recent capacitor problems. However, a few smudges on printed circuit boards, some smoke, and the […]

Passive Components History Ave Drive Story

EPCI, Lanškroun, Czech Republic, 24th November I add together a header note with some history pictures to the Museum Institute pages based on my story today. It will take some time to build the Museum pages, but at least … it is on the wish list …. I was driving today to a meeting with […]