ETCO Automotive Division Earns IATF 16949:2016 Certification

A leading manufacturer of precision metal stampings, ETCO’s Automotive Division has achieved the most stringent of international standards for quality management in the automotive industry. The new IATF 16949 standard was issued in October, 2016. The new standard has adopted the ISO 9001 standard as its base model and added additional requirements to create a […]

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Posted: February 26, 2018 in: Automotive News, Press Releases

ETCO Appliance Teardown Video

ETCO uses the teardown process to evaluate the connection systems of electrical appliances. The primary focus of the evaluations are the terminals, wire harness construction, and the methods used to process the wire harness. The secondary focus allows ETCO to monitor industry trends regarding types, quantities and sizes of the electrical connections. ETCO’s research team […]

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Posted: October 17, 2017 in: News

ETCO Incorporated Was Awarded National Tooling and Machining Association’s Employer of The Year 2017

ETCO Incorporated employees excel and succeed in NIMS apprenticeship program August 22, 2017 (Bradenton, FL) – ETCO Incorporated, a leading manufacturer of custom precision metal stampings, wire termination parts and molded products announced today that the company through three of its employees was recognized by the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) (Florida West Coast […]

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Posted: August 23, 2017 in: News, Press Releases

UL 310 Terminal Testing Procedure Video

Ul 310 is a safety standard developed to evaluatre performance of quick connect electrical terminals. ETCO engineers simulate UL 310 testing to qualify terminal performances to industry requirements. The test outlined here exposes mated sets of terminals forming a circuit to cyclical periods of energization.

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Posted: August 18, 2017 in: Reference

ETCO Insulated Connector Product Line Performance Excels in Harsh Climate Conditions

ETCO Incorporated glass reinforced insulated connectors provide improved performance over native polymer connectors August 16, 2017 (Bradenton, FL) – ETCO Incorporated, a manufacturer of custom precision metal stampings, wire termination parts and molded products today announced the performance results of its insulated connector line. The insulated connectors offered by ETCO have long been industry leaders […]

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Posted: August 18, 2017 in: News, Press Releases

Wire Termination Processing Video

The engineers at ETCO are always focused on bringing the latest information on wire termination technology. At a the base level, the key to a optimal connection, is a proper crimp. In this video, ETCO engineers demonstrate how a proper crimp is achieved and why it matters. For more information on crimping technology visit our […]

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Posted: May 27, 2017 in: Wire Termination News

ETCO Launched Tandem of Composite Applicator and Specialized Coated Tooling

(Bradenton, FL) ETCO Incorporated, a manufacturer of custom precision stampings, molded products, and wire termination parts today announced the launch and pairing of two technologies that will save manufacturers time and money. The company is coupling its recently launched composite frame applicator, EDGE-C, with a new specially coated perishable tooling – that when used together […]

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Posted: April 19, 2017 in: Press Releases

ETCO Innovates with Robotic Automation

ETCO Incorporated is consistently working on ways to bring value to manufacturers. Our innovations in developing solutions have led to recent work with robotic automation including pick and place functionality, sorting and metal stamping integrations. It means being cost competitive with metal stamped solutions while also delivering best-in-class quality. Consistent automation means consistent products that […]

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Posted: April 19, 2017 in: Wire Termination News

ETCO Customer Wins Award Utilizing One of Its Custom Engineered Solutions

Taco Comfort Solutions of Rhode Island won product of the year at American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Show ETCO Incorporated customer, Taco Comfort Solutions, has won the Product of the Year at the American Society of Heating and Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Show. The 2017 AHR Expo Product of the Year designation […]

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Posted: March 9, 2017 in: News, Press Releases

ETCO Incorporated Celebrates 70 Years of Manufacturing within the United States

  ETCO Incorporated is celebrating 70years of operating independently as a manufacturer of custom precision stampings. The company has manufactured these products in Rhode Island since its inception in 1947 and at its automotive headquarters in Bradenton, Florida since 1978. The products engineered and manufactured by ETCO have been used in over 500 million end […]

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Posted: January 26, 2017 in: News, Press Releases