Based in Springfield, Missouri Positronics is a global manufacturer of electronic connectors. Their products are used for military, space, commercial aerospace, medical, industrial, and rail applications. There are a variety of connector in high power, D-sub, rectangular, modular and circular types. The company was founded in 1966 and began expanding to other countries in 1983. First they moved to Europe. Then they expanded to Puerto Rico in 1991, Singapore in 1995, and India in 2004. As of 2010 they have 800 employees worldwide including 442 in the Missouri plant. In 1993 they became the first company in Springfield to receive ISO 9000 standards.