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Joshua King Named President/CEO of Kintronic Labs

Grandson of founder Louis takes the reins from his dad Tom

Josh (left) and Tom King are shown at a transmitter site in South Korea.

The third generation is ready to play a larger role at family-run Kintronic Labs.

The firm started to take shape in 1949 when Louis King left the Radio Corporation of America to pursue his own business in RF, and took its current name in 1962.

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Joshua King began work with Kintronics in 2018 as a project engineer and was named a vice president in 2019. Earlier he was a project engineer for systems integrator Affinity Energy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Clemson University.

According to a bio on the company website, “Joshua is excited to be involved in RF (‘really fun’) engineering and looks forward to finding Kintronic Lab’s niche in future technologies like 5G and IoT, while building on the traditions of quality work and great customer service.”

Tom King has led the company since 1983 and is considered one of the industry’s leading experts on AM radio transmission technology. He received the Radio Engineering Achievement Award from the National Association of Broadcasters in 2015 (read our profile). Louis A. King received the same award in 2007 (read our profile).

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