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Product Change Notice

TBH25 Series TO-220 Power Resistors Dimensional Changes
Effective date: 10 June 2016

Effective immediately customers will begin receiving TBH25 Series resistors with dimensional changes. The reason for this is a change to Ohmite's subcontractor for the molding of this series, as was done once before in 2007. Details

Sales Rep. Changes

Ohmite would like to introduce Logix Sales and Marketing as the new Representatives in the Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas (ex. El Paso) territory, as well as in Mexico. In addition to Logix joining the sales network, C & N and Associates will now service the entire Southern California territory. Details

Product Change Notice

89 Series Resistors Dimensional Changes
Effective date: 1 August 2015

Ohmite announces dimensional changes to the 89 series of resistors. These changes are reflected on the mounting tabs and extrusion profiles. Foot design changes are from the (Old) rounded foot design to a (New) squared design. The changes are also seen in the extrusion profile. These changes have no effect on Fit, Form or Function of the parts. All new parts can be mounted in existing applications with no modifications. Part numbering will not change. Images not to scale. Details

Product Change Notice

Packaging changes for FCSL110 and FC4L110 series **Ammendment**
Effective date: 18 August 2015

Ohmite announces dimensional changes to the reels of FCSL110 and FC4L110 series parts. The "A" dimension of the current reels are 330mm±2mm. This dimension will change to 180mm ± 2mm. The "N" dimension will change from 100mm ± 1mm to 21mm ± 0.8mm. Existing stock of the old reel sizes will be shipped until stock is exhausted. Parts are stocked by value and wattage. There may be instances when two part numbers may arrive with two reel sizes due to stock demands. Details

Ohmite Manufacturing acquires Arcol UK, Ltd.

For Immediate Release
March 2015

Ohmite Manufacturing Company headquartered in Chicago Illinois, a wholly owned subsidiary of Heico Company, LLC, has acquired Arcol UK, Ltd of Truro, England. The acquisition solidifies Ohmite's global presence in the power resistors market and establishes a manufacturing presence in Europe upon which to grow. Ohmite's President Greg Pace says of the acquisition, "The combination of Arcol's excellent power resistor product line and their reputation for quality complements Ohmite's global offering. Arcol is particularly strong in aluminum housed wirewound resistors which is consistent with our customer base and our selling strategy. The strengths of our two organizations working together will benefit our mutual customers and Distributors for decades to come."

Arcol UK, Ltd, founded in the 1952, was acquired by Mike Pritchard and Alun Morgan in 1992 and has grown by offering outstanding quality products and on-time delivery. Former owner Mike Pritchard says, "This is a very nice fit for Arcol and its employees, distributors and customers. The combined product lines, and distribution channels will result in sustained growth for Ohmite. We are pleased to be selling to such a fine organization and we are proud of what Arcol has accomplished."


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About Ohmite

Ohmite has been the leading provider of resistive products for high current, high voltage, and high energy applications for over 90 years. The company's full complement of resistor construction includes wirewound, wire element, thick film, and ceramic composition.

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