Wednesday, June 2, 2010

M/A-COM Technology Solutions and Mimix Broadband Complete Merger

LOWELL, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech), a leading supplier of semiconductors, components, and subassemblies for use in RF, microwave and millimeter-wave applications, announced today the completion of a previously-announced merger transaction that adds Mimix Broadband, Inc. (Mimix) and its subsidiaries to the M/A-COM Tech family of companies. Mimix is a fabless supplier of high performance GaAs semiconductors from DC to 50 GHz for RF, microwave and millimeter-wave applications. Financial terms of the merger were not disclosed.

The management teams of M/A-COM Tech and Mimix will be combined to maximize growth opportunities created by the merger. Joseph Thomas, CEO of M/A-COM Tech prior to the merger, will continue as CEO of the combined organization. Rick Montgomery, Mimix Broadband’s CEO, will maintain a strategic role with M/A-COM Tech, pursing new technology and business opportunities.

“This advantageous merger with Mimix provides a highly complementary combination of technology, instantly creating the most compelling offering of Silicon- and GaAs-based high performance products,” stated Thomas. “Together we can offer our global customers full block diagram solutions to address their most demanding system needs.”

Montgomery added, “The combination of these two superior organizations creates an exponentially greater company and establishes a solid foundation for continued growth by offering a best-in-class set of solutions to our customers.”

ABOUT M/A-COM TECH

M/A-COM Tech is a leading supplier of semiconductors, active and passive components, and subassemblies for use in radio frequency (RF), microwave and millimeter wave applications. The company provides innovative design solutions and products including:

  • GaAs, InGaAs, InP, SiGe, and Si IC products
  • Unique MMIC processes: HMIC™ and GMIC™
  • In-house and outsourced 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 frequencies
  • One of the broadest selections of standard and custom products in the industry
M/A-COM Tech is headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, with offices spanning North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. M/A-COM Tech builds on 60 years of experience and ISO 9001, AS 9100 and QS-9000 certifications to design and manufacture innovative products addressing aerospace and defense, CATV and broadcast, consumer electronics, industrial and scientific, infrastructure, and public safety applications.

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