Empower Press Release - June 1, 2010
Empower RF Systems, Inc. Opens a Second Regional Design Center
CA, June 1, 2010 (Business Wire) -- Empower RF Systems, a leading manufacturer of solid state power
amplifiers and amplifier based solutions is pleased to announce the opening of its second Regional Design Center
located in Lake Forest, California. The investment in the Orange County Regional Design Center is part of the
Company’s strategic growth plans and focuses in three primary areas - attracting and retaining additional
engineering resources residing in Southern California, providing sales and technical support to targeted
communications customers, and supporting advanced technology development activities. Further, the Orange County
Regional Design Center is coming on-line within a year of the opening of the Company’s first Regional Design
Center located in Holbrook, New York.
Bill Vassilakis, Empower’s Chief Technical Officer and a 25+ year RF
industry veteran, is responsible for leading the Orange County Design Center technical team and, as CTO, driving a
number of key technical development projects for the Company.
“The Orange County operation is a valuable addition to our technical capabilities and shows the investments we are
making to support our customers and business”, said Barry Phelps, Empower RF System’s Chief Executive Officer.
“Bringing focus to linearization techniques, high efficiency circuit designs, and a disciplined approach to device
evaluation are critical success factors in our business plan”, said Phelps. “Bill and the designers located in
Orange County will be partnering with key suppliers and the other Empower engineering teams to deliver on those
areas of focus for our customers.”
About Empower RF Systems, Inc.
Empower RF Systems Inc., a Summit Partners portfolio company,
designs, develops, and produces innovative and quality RF power amplifiers and amplifier based systems.
Headquartered in Inglewood, California, the Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global
defense, commercial and industrial markets. Empower is a US Corporation, ITAR registered and ISO certified. For
the most up-to-date information on products and services, please visit our website at
Empower RF Systems, Inc.
316 W. Florence Avenue
Inglewood, CA 90301
P: +1 (310) 412-8100
F: +1 (310) 412-9232
Orange County Design Center: New York Design Center:
20914 Bake Pkwy, Suite 108 1170 Lincoln Avenue, Unit 5
Lake Forest CA 92630 Holbrook, NY 11741
+1 (949) 768-3400 P: +1 (631) 319-6402