Industry > Company details: mergers, acquisitions, distributors

China plant expanded

19 May, 2009

With China investing billions of dollars in 3G networks, Andrew Solutions is completing expansion of its Suzhou, China, manufacturing and distribution centre to better support its local users.

Test and measure distributors

15 May, 2009

Yokogawa Australia has appointed three distributors for its range of test and measurement products to replace Trio Smartcal.

Codan acquires satellite company

08 May, 2009

Codan has expanded its satellite communications business with the purchase of Pennysylvania-based Locus Microwave for AU$4.3 million.

Power grid contract

04 May, 2009

Daniels Electronics has received its first order from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), formerly called Transco, the National Electric Transmission company.

TETRA system for gas refinery

14 April, 2009

Zenitel is supplying a Motorola TETRA system to the Ormen Lange gas refinery in Aukra, on the west coast of Norway.

Radio test joint deal

08 April, 2009

Aeroflex has agreed with Icom to provide automated test and alignment capabilities for Icom radios on the Aeroflex 3920 digital radio test set.

3G market move

20 January, 2009

Alpha Micro Components has signed a new distribution agreement with Sierra Wireless.

Canberra opening

19 December, 2008

Rohde & Schwarz has opened a representative office in the Canberra suburb of Deakin.

Underground rail to be upgraded

24 September, 2008

Andrew has won a major contract to upgrade the existing communications infrastructure on one of Singapore’s mass rapid transit rail lines to support a third-generation wireless network — the first 3G service for an underground radio network in Singapore.

RFID acquisition

30 July, 2008

Impinj has acquired Intel’s RFID operation, a business created by Intel’s New Business Initiatives incubator and which developed the R1000 RFID reader chip.

Meter monitoring network

26 June, 2008

Coronis Systems and CMC Ekocon have announced a partnership to deploy Coronis wireless technology in the first large-scale automatic metering network in Eastern Europe.

Solar-powered recharger for mobile devices seeks local distributor

26 October, 2007

An engineer from Korea is seeking Australian and international distributors for his solar-powered mobile device rechargers, which he expects will change the way we use mobile devices.

New regional service centre opened in Singapore

15 October, 2007

Aeroflex has opened a regional service centre in Singapore that enables the Aeroflex Test Solutions (ATS) division to provide instrument service support to its users within the major growth markets in Asia.

Global distribution agreement

26 September, 2007

Electronic component distributor Digi-Key Corporation and Nearson have signed a global distribution agreement.

New distributors

23 August, 2007

Fluke Australia has announced three new distribution agreements. The newly formed Testing Equipment Solutions (TES) has been appointed the distributor of Fluke precision measurement instruments in Queensland, while NSW distribution will be handled by IPI. Triple Point Calibration (TPC) will service Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Northern Territory and Western Australia.

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