“Microwave Circuits’ designs and technologies complement those of our TTE Filters business unit,” said GCG CEO Don McElheny. “The synergy in our capabilities and applications will enable us to offer a broader range of innovative filter solutions to design engineers in commercial, medical, microwave, military, space and other markets around the world.”
Terms of the deal were not disclosed but GCG has stated that Microwave Circuits’ production facilities will remain in Beltsville, MD and sales & technical support will remain in Lynchburg.
This is the fifth acquisition for GCG within the last five years.
About Gowanda Components Group
Gowanda Components Group (GCG) is a US-based, vertically integrated, manufacturer of high performance and tight tolerance electronic components that address the needs of electronic design engineers around the world. Areas of expertise include magnetic devices, specialty filters and custom designs. GCG design capabilities and products enhance the performance and reliability of electronic systems in aerospace and defense, communications infrastructure and medical applications. The individual business units that support Gowanda Components Group are Gowanda Electronics, TTE Filters, Instec Filters, Communication Coil, Butler Winding and now Microwave Circuits.
About TTE Filters
TTE Filters designs and manufactures high reliability RF filters and microwave filters for a variety of critical, high performance end markets including defense and test & measurement. TTE’s filters are used by OEMs and other organizations around the world to enhance communication and signal processing in cellular, data acquisition, electronic support, radar, satellite, sonar, telecommunication, telemetry and wireless applications in commercial, industrial, medical and military/defense environments. TTE has been manufacturing filters in the USA since 1956.
About Microwave Circuits
Microwave Circuits is a global provider of high performance microwave components including RF filters, microwave filters and diplexers. These products are utilized by the defense, aerospace and high-reliability commercial industries as well as scientific communities. The company’s expertise includes high “Q”, sharp drop offs and innovative approaches for solving challenges in the RF industry, including complex filters that integrate different technologies into a single filtering device.