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We Bring It All Together

We employ proprietary technologies, best practices engineering, and specialized manufacturing techniques to produce hermetic connectors and electronic packaging that perform in the world’s most extreme environments.

PA&E products are hard at work in medical components such as cardiac-function devices, on the International Space Station, in combat fighter aircraft, and deep below the earth’s surface in oil-drilling tools.

Our talented and experienced group of engineers, scientists, chemists, physicists, metallurgists, and technicians, coupled with our comprehensive services (all in one location), have allowed us in many cases, to be the sole resource in solving technical challenges for hundreds of global customers.

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 PA&E, is a Qnnect company. We specialize in innovative hermetic assemblies that protect sensitive electronics in the most challenging environments.

Our products are used in the following applications.

Aerospace/Defense

Leading aerospace manufacturers count on PA&E; to provide interconnect systems and hermetic sealing solutions that perform flawlessly in the most extreme environments.

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Medical

PA&E works with leading medical implant designers to advance integration and performance in one of the most unique and critical environments known: the human body.

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Energy

Down-hole tool manufacturers faced with increasing temperatures and pressures depend on PA&E for hermetic connectors and electronic packaging to protect sensitive electronics.

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PA&E responds to customers’ most stringent electronic packaging and interconnect requirements with proven expertise and an integrated set of technical capabilities. PA&E designs and manufactures to the most exacting standards and meets the most demanding performance criteria for unique applications.

We Specialize in Harsh Environment Hermetics. Period.

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We Specialize in Harsh Environment Hermetics. Period.

That’s been our sole focus for the last 40+ years and why leading manufacturers rely on PA&E; for the most robust, reliable hermetic connector and custom electronic packaging solutions.
PA&E; - Tech Savvy Business of the Year - Thanks!

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PA&E; - Tech Savvy Business of the Year - Thanks!

The North Central Washington Tech Alliance names PA&E; their 2017 Tech. Savvy Business of the year. 
We Are a One Stop Shop

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We Are a One Stop Shop

PA&E; provides machining, plating, vacuum brazing, laser welding, and more – all at a single location. Why manage multiple vendors on your next project?
5 Reasons to Choose Ceramic over Glass Seals for Hermetic Connectors

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5 Reasons to Choose Ceramic over Glass Seals for Hermetic Connectors

Ceramic Seals vs. Glass Seals in Hermetic ConnectorsPin sealing options are just one of many considerations when designing or specifying hermetic connectors. And while it may seem trivial, material selection here can greatly impact other connector performance parameters.Here are 5 reasons to cons...
We Can Do What Others Can’t (But Wish They Could!)

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We Can Do What Others Can’t (But Wish They Could!)

InnovationsLearn About the Latest Innovations at PA&EKryoflex® Ceramic-to-Metal SealingKryoflex Polycrystalline Ceramic is a proprietary, patented substanceKryoflex Material for Hermetic Ceramic-to-Metal Sealingdeveloped by PA&E as a direct replacement for conventional compressio...