Aavid was founded in 1964. It is the world leader in thermal management solutions. Some of their products that they manufacture are female-male mounts, wave-on mounts, thermal clips, clinch nuts, solder able studs, device mounting studs, microprocessors, DC-DC converters and much more. These products are used in the semiconductor industries, aerospace industry, and networking industries. Today the company is run by Alan W. Wong who is the president and CEO.