Vanguard Electronics

Vanguard Electronics has been an industry leader for over 60 years in the design and manufacture of inductors and transformers. With a reputation for reliability in demanding environments, Vanguard is a preferred supplier to major contractors in the Defense, Aerospace, Space, Medical, and Down-hole Oil & Gas industries.

Manufacturing, including MIL-STD-981 & other space level requirements, along with research & development, prototyping, and lab analysis are headquartered in a state of the art facility in Huntington Beach, California. Vanguard has an additional 40,000 square foot manufacturing facility located in Mexicali, Mexico. Both facilities meet the highest defense and aerospace industry standards such as:


Sample requests always get top priority and fast turnaround. Choose from a large offering of catalog parts or have parts made to your specifications.

Our Mission


Design and manufacture high ­reliability, defect­-free, competitively priced products that meet customer demands and delivery.


Cultivate drive and innovation through empowering employees.


Promote a culture of continual improvement and excellence throughout the Company.


Headquarters - Manufacturing and Advanced Environmental Laboratory
Huntington Beach, California

  • Center of Excellence for Space, Military, and High Reliability
  • Product Design, Research & Development
  • Full manufacturing and testing capabilities
    • MIL-PRF-27 / MIL-STD-981 / EEE-INST
  • Quick Turn Prototypes
  • Advanced Environmental Lab Supporting:
    • Thermal Shock Cycling
    • Life Testing
    • Mechanical Shock & Vibration
    • Corona Testing for High Voltage Applications
    • Pressurized Vacuum Chambers & Ovens
  • AS9100:2016
  • ISO 9001:2015
  • ITAR Compliant
  • Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism Certified
  • Authorized by Defense Logistics Agency for Qualification Testing
  • Qualification Testing
  • Failure Analysis
  • Class 100,000 Cleanroom
  • Full Machine Shop
  • Tool & Die Fabrication

Mexicali, Mexico

  • Established manufacturing in Mexicali in 1968
  • Full manufacturing and testing capabilities
    • MIL-PRF-27 / MIL-STD-981 / EEE-INST
  • Multiple manufacturing cells to meet unique program needs – flexible capability for small quantity lots (1 unit) to large quantity production runs (100,000+ units)
  • ITAR compliant
  • Manufacturing License Agreement (MLA # Available Upon Request)
  • AS9100:2016
  • ISO 9001:2015
  • Authorized by DLA to perform Qualification Testing
  • C-TPAT Certified – Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (Homeland Security)
  • Custom Header and Case Fabrication
  • See VE’s Capabilities


The iNRCORE Family of Brands work together to deliver exceptionally reliable electronic components that enable power and signal in the most extreme environments. Whether catalog or custom, our components deliver.