We are proud of our 75 years of accomplishments. As we continue to grow, Richardson Electronics is dedicated to investing in our diverse employee base, new technologies, and services enabling us to provide quality products and engineered solutions to more than 20,000 customers we serve throughout the world.

Our History

Find out how Richardson Electronics started and where we are today. Select dates on the timeline to learn more about the people and events which have shaped Richardson Electronics over the years.

  • 2003


    Richardson Electronics, Ltd. becomes ISO 9001:2000 compliant.
  • 2004


    Richardson Electronics acquires Evergreen Trading company.
  • 2005


    Florence Richardson celebrates her 100th birthday!
  • 2007


    Richardson Electronics celebrates its 60th anniversary in business.
  • 2008


    Richardson launches new brand identity for the Display Systems...
  • 2010


    Richardson Electronics sells its RF, Wireless and Power Division to...
  • 2011


    Richardson Electronics acquires Powerlink Specialist Electronics...
  • 2012


    Richardson Electronics launches redesigned corporate web site.
  • 2014


    Richardson Electronics launches Richardson Healthcare.
  • 2015


    Richardson launches Power & Microwave Technologies Group.
  • 2015


    Richardson Electronics acquires International Medical Equipment...
  • 2015


    Richardson Electronics launches redesigned corporate web site.
  • 2016


    Richardson Healthcare announces the opening of...
  • 2017


    Richardson Electronics celebrates 70th year in business.
  • 2018


    Richardson Healthcare is awarded ISO 13485:2016 certification.
  • 2018


    Richardson Healthcare announces the ALTA750™ Replacement...
  • 2019


    Richardson Healthcare receives CE Mark approval for its ALTA750®.
  • 2020


    Richardson successfully continued its operations throughout...
  • 2021


    Richardson Electronics launches the ULTRA3000®...
  • 2022


    Richardson Electronics celebrates its 75th anniversary!

Why Richardson?

Hear more from our customers, partners, and suppliers on why they choose to work with Richardson.

Interesting Facts

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Employee Spotlight

Without dedicated employees working hard every day and searching for ways to be better, we would not be the company that we are. Our employees’ commitment to Richardson’s vision, mission, and values is unparalleled.

What's New at Richardson?

Richardson Electronics is your industry-leading global provider of engineered solutions. Our business units continue to expand product and service offerings which allow us to exceed our customers’ expectations.


The Richardson Electronics ULTRA3000® Pitch Energy Module (PEM) is an ultracapacitor-based plug and play replacement for batteries within GE wind turbine pitch systems and is compatible with all General Electric (GE)* 20 & 30 Nm pitch systems.

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ALTA750® CT Tube

Richardson Healthcare offers a variety of CT replacement tubes for Toshiba, Philips, Siemens, and GE. Including, the ALTA750® X-Ray Tube – a form, fit, and function replacement for the Toshiba/Canon Medical Systems CXB-750D/4A CT tube.

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15.6" Medical Monitor

15.6" Custom Medical Monitor for customer-specific requirements (different TFT modules for HD-, FHD-resolution, customer-specific logo, touch, coatings, firmware adjustments, customer-specific mainboards, accessory kits, stand, etc.)

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“I am very proud of what we’ve accomplished throughout the company’s 75-year history. It takes a great team of employees and partners to get us where we are today…a company firing on all cylinders. From our legacy products to new engineered solutions, we’ve learned from and evolved with the needs of our global customers. I thank you for your support and ongoing commitment to Richardson Electronics. We’ve been a force for 75 years and will continue to be for at least 75 years more.”

Edward J. Richardson
Chairman of the Board, CEO & President

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