ESSCO will join the existing radome business of CPI, the CPI Radant Technologies division, within the Satcom & Antenna Technologies business unit of CPI. The acquisition combines ESSCO’s expertise in large, sophisticated radio-frequency (RF) ground structures and advanced alternative materials with CPI’s competence in on-board and on-board radomes using high-performance, low-loss composite materials. The acquisition will enable CPI to offer its customers a comprehensive portfolio of ground, airborne and shipboard radomes ranging in size from two inches to 61 meters in diameter and supporting a wide variety of applications from defense and communications.
After the acquisition, ESSCO’s activities will continue in the current facilities of Ayer, Massachusetts. ESSCO’s executive management will remain in place and report to Tim smith, president of the CPI Radant Technologies division.
“In 2021, we diversified and deepened the portfolio of RF components and systems that CPI provides to government, military and commercial customers through the acquisitions of the TMD Technologies business in July and the ESSCO business in November. These acquisitions complement CPI’s existing business and provide CPI with significant future growth opportunities as we continue to improve the range of products and services we provide to our clients, ”said Andy Ivers, President and Chief Operating Officer of CPI.
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Communications & Power Industries (CPI) is a global manufacturer of electronic components and subsystems focused primarily on the communications and defense markets. With a legacy of technological excellence spanning decades, CPI develops, manufactures and distributes innovative and reliable technological solutions worldwide used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals. for commercial and military applications. Learn more about the CPI at www.cpii.com.
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