Spirit America Acquires Spirit Electronics, LLC and Spirit Logistics and Distribution
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SAN JOSE, CA October 2, 2017 - Spirit America is pleased to announce the acquisition of Spirit Electronics, LLC and Spirit Logistics and Distribution. The acquisition encompasses a unique offering in which semiconductor components and electronic distribution, coupled with full turnkey solutions of High Reliability components, are provided under one corporate umbrella. The value to the customer is having one certified vendor for OEM components, board assembly, package assembly and qualification. Spirits goal is providing military grade, fully screened components to meet our customers application specific needs.
The strength and depth of the management team at Spirit America combines 40+ years of servicing the Aerospace Industry starting with its original founder, Vickie Wessel. Vickie started Spirit Electronics in 1979 and has built up the Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) into a coveted distributor for high reliability electronics. She has developed a company with great integrity, firmly grounded with high quality systems for unprecedented delivery including long extending relationships within the Aerospace community. Her expertise has positioned her as a coveted board member on several corporate entities which gives her insight where to best direct the company for the customers they serve. “Bringing in additional leadership, skills and extensive value add capabilities will give the existing business structure a broader portfolio to support our customers” commented Vickie, “We are excited about the new direction for Spirit.”
Spirit America, originated by Marti McCurdy, is changing the way distribution is regarded in the industry. Spirit America is positioned as an extension and valuable arm to our customers for program management and full turnkey services to provide a system level solution. “The respected suppliers already engaged with Spirit Electronics such as Xilinx, AVX, Vishay, Kemet, Semicoa and others make the strategy attractive and compelling for our clients” says Marti McCurdy. “I couldn’t have found a more suitable partner for Spirit America than Vickie and Spirit Electronics.” “I look forward to our joint efforts going forward to move the needle, to expand the capabilities of the company and our value add solutions.” Spirit America Corp. is a Women Owned, Veteran Owned Minority Small Business supporting the DOD and Aerospace market place. Spirit America will continue to due business as (dba) Spirit Electronics.