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1935 Founded by Earl Meisner, selling receiving tubes and other electronic components for the broadcasting and emerging radio/television market.

1947 Moved to larger location on NW 9th & Burnside and opened up the “Ham Radio Shop” right after WWII.

1965 Earl Meisner sells business to Charlie Douglas and Earl Twietmeyer. 1969 Moved to our current location (NE 7th & Couch) to support the TV Dealer business and the growing industrial electronic component marketplace.

1974 Earl Twietmeyer buys out fellow partner Charlie Douglas to become President and owner. During the strong economic times of the 1970’s, United Radio Supply had 6 locations around the Pacific NW (Portland, Eugene, Medford, Seattle, Tacoma, Wenatchee). However during the recession of the early 80’s, all business operations were consolidated to the Portland location to survive.

1984 Changed name from United Radio Supply to URS Electronics to reflect the transition of selling exclusively to the industrial/commercial electronic user marketplace.

1985 Founding member of the Genie Group. Today, the Genie Group consists of 85 members/200 locations across the USA for a combined sales of over $1 Billion dollars, equaling to a top 10 ranking of all the Electronic Distributors in the USA.

1997 Earl Twietmeyer retires and Mark Twietmeyer (Second Generation) takes over URS Electronics as President.

Achieved a new Corporate Sales Record with strong sales in: CCTV Video Surveillance equipment, Uninterruptible Power Supplies, DIN Rail Terminal Block and Wire/Cable. URS was ranked as the 70th largest electronic distributor in North America.

2007 2007 Genie member of the year Ranked #70 of 2008 Top 75 Electronics Distributors in 2008 ( 2008 Sponsor of: Oregon City Pioneer Robotics Organization FRC Team 2550 & Relay for Life (Oregon City event June 28-29, 2008)

Featured in PGE Energize (Vol. 3, No. 4 November 2007) Member of the Central Eastside Industrial Council