AGILITY EMS COMPANY HISTORY

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Excellence since 1952

Agility EMS is your partner for electro-mechanical components, distribution, and value-added engineering services. We have served the transportation, medical, and industrial sectors for more than six decades and look forward to putting that experience to work for you.

1952

The DeLonais brothers, Eugene and Don, founded Gopher Electronics to provide companies in the Twin Cities metro area with high-quality industrial electronics parts. Gopher Electronics becomes a trusted distributor for premier electronics brands.

1978

Father and son team Norris and Whit Carnes purchase Gopher Electronics. Shortly after, they started the company's Employee Stock Ownership Plan transforming Gopher Electronics into an employee-owned company.

1980

Gopher Electronics took their first step in providing Custom Solutions by offering Flat Flexible Cable(FFC) Assemblies and Flat Printed Circuit (FPC) Termination.

2011

Thirty-three years after the Employee Stock Ownership Plan was put in place, Gopher Electronics becomes 100 percent employee-owned.

2012

Gopher Electronics expands Custom Solution offering by adding Custom Assembly, Box Build, and Panel Build offerings.

2014

Gopher Electronics becomes ISO Certified.

2018

Gopher Electronics acquires PT Manufacturing Services to provide the company with increased Wire Processing and Harness capabilities.

2019

Gopher Electronics expands their ability to solve customer problems by offering Engineering Services.

2020

Gopher Electronics transforms into Agility Engineering and Manufacturing Solutions (Agility EMS). A trusted partner for Distribution of Electro-Mechanical Components, Distribution Services, Custom Solutions and Engineering Services.

Trust Agility EMS

At Agility EMS team, HEART is at the center of every client relationship. When you partner with us, you can expect Honest communication, a commitment to innovation to empowers us to Evolve, and an Accountable team that treats all stakeholders with Respect and uses Teamwork to find lasting solutions. These values have helped Agility EMS serve thousands of customers over more than 68 years in business.

1952

Established

100%

Employee Owned

CERTIFIED

ISO 9001:2015

Our Partners in Innovation

Agility EMS works with the most trusted brands in the electro-mechanical industry to Distribute high-quality components, provide Custom Solutions, Distribution Services, and Engineering Services.  Take a moment to meet them.

Our Partners