montage of sechan's history

Corporate Overview

Sechan’s mission is to engage a solution-driven workforce to produce, with flexibility and certainty, high-reliability assemblies vital to the security of the United States of America. We are an award-winning company with a driving force to design, manufacture, test, integrate, and sustain high reliability electronics.


2 men sitting

The 1980s

Richard (Dick) Holmberg founds Sechan (see-kan) in 1985, taking inspiration from his “SEcond CHANce.” The company grows to 100 employees and upgrades to a facility with over 90,000 square feet of production space. Sechan initiates its Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) to reward employees with ownership in the company.

Sechan receiving an award.

The 1990s

Sechan becomes ISO 9000 certified, furthering its goal of providing customers and end users with highly reliable, quality products. Sechan’s efforts are awarded as the company is recognized with its first major supplier awards: the Small Business Administration Award for Excellence and Boeing’s Small Business Supplier of the Year.

SBDC Award with Colin Powell

The 2000s

Sechan celebrates its 20th anniversary. The company demonstrates its commitment to continuous improvement of the quality of their production process by achieving both AS9100 Certification and CMMI Maturity Level 3 Rating. By 2008, Sechan becomes 100% employee owned.

5 star award presentations

The 2010s

Sechan expands its facility to 115,000 square feet and opens a research and development facility across the street from its primary location. Northrop Grumman names Sechan the 2013 Small Business Supplier of the Year and Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems awards Sechan the coveted 5-Star Supplier Award in 2015.