Micross Components, a high-reliability manufacturer of aerospace and defense systems and components, acquired RF/microwave component supplier KCB Solutions. Located in Shirley, Mass., privately held KCB is a portfolio investment of Artemis Capital Partners and developer of GaN- and GaAs-based (gallium nitride and gallium arsenide) active and passive standard and custom components, including amplifiers, attenuators, and switches (see image above).
The high-reliability (hi-rel) components meet MIL-PRF standards and are built in a U.S-based facility that maintains AS9100 quality certification.
Ralph Nilsson, President and CEO of KCB Solutions, said, “We are excited to join the Micross team and expanding the range of product offerings enabled by our combined capabilities. Their One Source-One Solution, end-to-end product and services model makes Micross a valued partner to us and our customers who expect high-quality RF and microwave solutions. This is a winning combination of product innovation and the highest level of supply-chain services for our hi-rel customers.”
Managing Partner of Artemis and KCB Board Member, Peter A. Hunter, added, “We are very proud to have partnered with Ralph and the KCB team to grow the business over the past several years. As part of Micross, KCB is well-positioned for continued growth.”