M/A-COM Press Release 10-15-2008
M/A-COM Technology Solutions FormedLOWELL, Mass. – October 15, 2008 – Following the purchase by Cobham Defense Electronic Systems (Cobham) of M/A-COM Inc. on 26 September, M/A-COM Technology Solutions, Inc. (M/A-COM Tech) has been formed. The Company will continue to focus on commercial, industrial and government markets, specializing in RF, microwave and millimeter wave component and technology solutions that are utilized around the globe in some of the most challenging applications. These include wireless infrastructure, handsets, WLAN, WiMAX, CATV, VSAT, automotive, test and measurement, radar and government solutions and applications.
Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, M/A-COM Tech will build on some 60 years of experience to develop and manufacture active and passive products, including Si and GaAs based semiconductors from facilities in Lowell, MA and Torrance, CA. Infrastructure products will continue to be provided by the Company’s facility in Cork, Ireland and Laser Diode products in Edison, NJ.
Joe Thomas, President of M/A-COM Technology Solutions said:
“This is an exciting new chapter for M/A-COM Technology Solutions and we are committed to upholding the high standards of quality and innovation that our clients have come to expect from us. We plan to introduce new Automotive and RFID products in the coming months and aim to remain at the forefront of innovative microwave and RF technology development.”
ABOUT M/A-COM TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS
In September of 2008 Cobham acquired the Aerospace & Defense and the Commercial businesses of Tyco Electronics Wireless Systems Segment d.b.a. M/A-COM, Inc. The Commercial business has been incorporated as M/A-COM Technology Solutions, Inc. (M/A-COM Tech) and provides innovative design solutions and products including:
Si, GaAs, AlGaAs, InGaAs, InP and SiGe IC products
Unique MMIC processes: HMIC™, GMIC™, MSAG™, iHBT™
In-house design, fabrication, assembly and screening capabilities
Multiple facilities for improved flexibility and local content manufacturing
Design expertise covering the spectrum from RF through millimeter wave
One of the broadest selection of standard and custom products in the
The newly incorporated
company has nearly 60 years of experience as an industry leading supplier
of RF, microwave and millimeter wave component and technology solutions
and is certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, AS 9100 and QS-9000.