With plans to deliver products for the V/D/V market, Richardson Electronics has thrown its hat into the datacom ring and announced the formation of its new fiber optic communications business unit. Among other products, the LaFox, Ill.-based RF and wireless communications product manufacturer will provide connectors and cables, subsystems, and passive and active components.

The new business unit will be headed up by Steve Pavlik, the company’s new business unit director.

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