Linwave Press Release - August 12, 2010
Linwave Technology Announces Opening of New UK-Based High Technology Microwave Manufacturing Centre
Release date Thursday, 12th August 2010:
Electronic Manufacturing Services, a division of Linwave Technology announces the opening of a new UK based high
technology microwave manufacturing centre.
The facility will support key activities of diode manufacturing, MMIC packaging and high frequency/precision
manufacturing solutions .
The technology partnership between e2v and Linwave Technology has been enabled
by the transfer of equipment, processes and 15 highly skilled personnel into the new facility.
around a 2000 sq ft class 10,000 clean room; the facility offers a background dust count of below 10,000 parts per
milion localised to class 100 under laminar flow for critical operations.
This specialist capability will support ongoing e2v requirements for class leading microwave semiconductor
solutions and leverage the heritage diode technologies from AEI, MEDL and e2v.
Linwave Technology, the facility will provide UK based technology support for the defence, automotive , space and
commercial markets with diodes, MMIC solutions and high precision microwave assembly.
The facility will be fully operational by 10th September.
Further information contact Chris Carr
, +44 (0) 7803 196264 Linwave Technology
; a privately owned
UK based supplier of high technology solutions for a wide range of Microwave and RF applications in Defence,
Satellite communications, Telecoms and Industrial markets.
is a leading global provider of technology solutions for high performance systems;
delivering solutions, sub-systems and components, to advanced systems companies, for specialist applications
within medical & science, aerospace & defence, and commercial & industrial markets. e2v is headquartered in the
UK, employs approximately 1500 people, has design and production facilities across Europe and North America, and
has a global network of sales and technical support offices. For the year ended 31 March 2010, e2v reported sales
of over £200m and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information visit