News | February 3, 2014

Avrio Adds Veteran Leadership To European Organization

Avrio Technology Group LLC, has announced the addition of Dean Ransom in the role of Vice President and General Manager of Avrio Technology Group – EMEA (formerly Precision Devices, Ltd. UK). Dean joins the company with a strong sales and marketing reputation of almost 30 years in the Frequency Control Device industry following management stints with Saronix, Champion Technologies, and most recently Rakon.

“Dean is a great add to our team! He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the quartz crystal and oscillator business,” according to Craig Taylor, Chief Executive Officer. “We have reorganized our operation in Europe and the UK recently toward providing unparalleled Customer service with a staff that collaborates with our Customers to absorb tasks & responsibilities of providing engineered solutions enabling them to be a leader in their field. Dean will contribute directly toward that mission at an accelerated pace, help expand our presence in the EMEA markets, as well as help identify growth opportunities for the company.”

In discussing the new role, Dean commented, “I am very excited about this opportunity to join Avrio EMEA. My years of experience in this industry should help bring steady leadership to the team. I especially relish the chance to learn about new markets, products, applications; and focus our efforts to deliver world-class products and services that match our customers’ demands.”

Avrio Technology Group, LLC’s is building a reputation as a global leader in the Frequency Control Device, Filter and Systems markets. The foundation of our value is in collaboration with our customers’ designs, engineering frequency components that meet demanding requirements; and enable customers to create innovative solutions for their given markets. Early design involvement with system architects and designers is critical to that mission. Avrio is building the team at all levels of the company, committed to provide this support.

About Avrio Technology Group, LLC
Avrio Technology Group, LLC is an international group of RF related companies with the objective of increasing component and software value to the customer with manufacturing and stocking locations in Europe, Asia and North America. Avrio Technology Group companies include Precision Devices, Inc. (PDI) ( and Avrio Systems Engineering. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Avrio Technology Group, LLC