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Lake Crabtree County Park Volunteer Afternoon

Eight of us volunteered at Lake Crabtree County Park where we cleared land and leveled it off to create a new trail in anticipation of some DOT changes that will render the old trail inaccessible. This was hard manual labor but it was a beautiful day and we really enjoyed bettering our community while spending time with coworkers out of the office!

Raleigh Rescue Mission Volunteer Afternoon

A few of us volunteered at Raleigh Rescue Mission this afternoon. We sorted baby clothes and home goods. It's always rewarding to help out in our local community!

Roy Kell Joins the Team as Market Development Manager

We are pleased to announce that Roy Kell has joined the DNA Group team as our Market Development Manager for the Southeast region. Roy comes to us from Honeywell, having spent the last three years there as a regional sales manager. Prior to his time at Honeywell, Roy held sales management jobs at Eaton, Emerson, and a few other small companies. In [...]

Sam Martin Joins the Team as Connectivity Solution Manager

We are pleased to announce that Sam Martin has joined the DNA Group team as our Connectivity Solution Manager! Sam comes to us with a background of about 11 years of experience in the electrical engineering field. Sam enjoys listening to music, going to concerts, and watching sporting events, specifically N.C. State sports, in his spare time. Welcome aboard, Sam!

Michael Owens Appointed President & COO

We have an exciting announcement - a change in leadership has taken effect and Michael Owens is now DNA Group's President and COO. Eric Vaughn, the founder and past President of DNA Group, will remain as CEO. We are very excited for the future with Michael at the lead!

DECI Presents Partnership Appreciation Award to DNA Group

DNA Group was presented with a partnership appreciation award from DECI (Durham Exchange Club Industries) at a luncheon today. DNA Group and DECI have collaborated on a packaging operation for a key DNA customer since 2015. DECI is a private, nonprofit community-based vocational rehabilitation program serving adults with disabilities in Durham, North Carolina. The revenues earned by DECI's production services provide job [...]

DNA Group is a Platinum Sponsor for the 2017 ERA Conference

DNA Group is proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 ERA Conference that will be held in Austin, TX from February 26th-28th, 2017. ERA supports its members in optimizing the professional outsourced field sales function in the global electronics industry by providing programs and activities that educate, inform, and advocate for manufacturers’ representatives and the manufacturers they represent.

Billy Green Joins the Team as an Inside Sales Rep

We are pleased to announce that Billy Green has joined the DNA Group team as an Inside Sales Representative! Billy comes to us with a background of about 25 years of outside and inside sales experience in the electrical distribution industry. Billy is originally from Charleston, SC and in his spare time he enjoys watching college football (especially the Clemson Tigers), spending [...]

ACES North America

ACES Electronics, a top 20 connector manufacturer, along with DNA Group Inc., a provider of integrated solutions to North American OEMs, have created a joint venture called ACES North America, effective September 1, 2016. This business unit will serve as ACES Electronics’ sales and marketing team for North America and will have an office located in Raleigh, North Carolina. ACES Electronics and [...]

SGconn Product Matrix Addition to Website

We have made an addition to the SGconn supplier page on our website! Check out the bottom of the right side bar and you'll find a new section titled "Sales Tools" with a link to a PDF titled "SGconn Product Matrix". This PDF provides helpful information about many different types of connectors offered by SGconn. The bold black text at the bottom of [...]

Call for Action: Defond PCB Assembly RFQs

Defond Group is actively seeking RFQs for PCBA/build-to-print projects in addition to our traditional focus on full turnkey assemblies and integrated solutions. Defond, with headquarters in Hong Kong and factories in Chang An and Hong Mei China, has expanded and upgraded the SMT lines with new manufacturing, testing, and inspection equipment. They have also implemented new business practices in materials procurement and [...]

Emily Vaughn joins the DNA team as Indoor Agriculture technology Solution Manager!

We are pleased to announce that Emily Vaughn has joined the DNA Group team as our Indoor Agriculture Technology Solution Manager. Emily's background in plant science and horticulture is an asset as we plan to enter into the indoor Agriculture technology. She has an undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Spanish from Kenyon College in Ohio and has worked in [...]

#TBT: Challenge Sales wins Rep of the Year again!

(Left to Right: Mike Zemann - John Kedzie - Bill Romick) DNA Group, Inc. is pleased to announce Challenge Sales is recognized for 2015 Rep of the Year. John Kedzie accepted the award for Challenge Sales at our 2016 Roadshow. The Challenge Sales team are no strangers to this award, as it is their second win in 3 years! Congratulations [...]

Supplier Spotlight – PanAsialum Holdings Company Limited

PanAsialum, a public company based in Hong Kong, manufactures high quality, precision aluminum extruded enclosures, housings and heat sinks for electronic applications.   Click through to learn more about PanAsialum and view their corporate brochure!

Supplier Spotlight – Defond

We are proud to be "known by the company we keep" because of our confidence in the strength of our suppliers. Founded in 1978, Defond is a leading global supplier of switches and electro-mechanical modules. Defond possesses a unique combination of electronic, electrical, mechanical and software expertise. Click the video below, to watch all of the capabilities that can take your idea from [...]

Switches and Encoders in the age of IoT

Tim Sweet, our HMI Solution Manager, was a featured writer in a recent Appliance Design publication about switches and encoders and how they apply to the Internet of Things' technology leap. "The man/machine interface evolution continues to morph and adapt to the technology around it and the expectations of the user. The humble but ubiquitous switch continues to rise to the challenges [...]

Guillermo Romero joins the DNA Team as MDM!

We are pleased to announce DNA Group has appointed Guillermo Romero to the position of Market Development Manager. Guillermo will work from his remote office in Clearwater, Florida. With a mechanical engineering background and an MBA, Guillermo brings 18+ years of experience in the electronic manufacturing sector. Prior to joining DNA, Guillermo held several management positions at Technology Research Corporation, a world [...]

DNA Group announces the DNA Digest video series!

  DNA Group announces the launch of a Case Study video series as part of the DNA Digest Marketing program. Make sure to follow our social media pages for updates, case studies and new content! LinkedIn: Instagram: YouTube:

#GETSOCIALWITHDNA – Follow us on Social Media

 #GETSOCIALWITHDNA DNA Group prioritizes keeping you informed and mobile. Click the buttons to check out our website or follow our LinkedIn, Instagram, and Youtube pages to stay connected on our latest case studies, announcements and event calendars.

We Can – Enhance the User Experience

Tim Sweet, our in-house Haptics Guru, was a featured writer in a recent Appliance Design publication about Human Machine Interface. His piece speaks to the effect that changing demographics will have on the future of HMI product sales. "In the next several decades, major shifts in the demographics of North America, Europe and around the globe will drive adaptation in the way humans interface with machines, [...]

Challenge Sales – Our 2013 Rep of the Year

(Right to left: Michael Owens - Bill Romick - John Kedzie - Bob Sickels) DNA Group, Inc. is please to announce Challenge Sales is recognized for 2013 Rep of the Year. John Kedzie and Bob Sickels accepted the award for Challenge Sales at EDS in Las Vegas. Congratulations to the Challenge Sales team for their back-to-back performance.

DNA Group Vice President of Business Development quoted in Appliance Design Nov. Issue

These are exciting times for the DNA Group Team. Our very own Vice President of Business Development, Bill Romick was quoted in the November issue of Appliance Design. Bill Romick was quoted on the topic of Energy Harvesting: "If you can employ an energy harvesting where the device itself harvests energy without having to have a wire connection, you eliminate cost, you [...]

Updated PKP line brings added functionality

Packed with new features, Digital Switching Systems releases its new line of PowerKey Pro keypads. Committed to being an industry leader, on October 31st DSS released the newly updated PowerKey Pro family of keypads with new features for added functionality and flexibility. The PKP-2200, PKP-2400 and PKP-2600 are now available with CANopen and RS232 protocol architecture. In addition, the PKP family will be [...]


DNA Group exhibited at this year’s International Boat Expo (IBEX) in Louisville, KY. IBEX is the world's leading technical showcase for boat builders, designers, repairers, dealers and distributors. As one of over 500 exhibitors, Jeff Magill, DNA Group Solution Manager, was on site to help promote a new line of rugged water proof connectors suitable for a number of industries in sizes [...]