Excelitas Technologies on Monday said it has acquired the SolidTRON product line from Silicon Power Corp., expanding its product portfolio with the aerospace and defense industry and strengthening its supply chain in defense electronics.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Excelitas, which is based in Massachusetts, said the acquisition adds solid-state discrete firing switches and pulsed power products to its product line.
“This strategic acquisition ensures critical supply chain stability for our Energetic Systems business, improves our competitive position, and most importantly, allows us to better support our customers,” Doug Benner, vice president, Defense and Aerospace for Excelitas, said in a statement. “It will further enable us to address a broader scope of energetics and advanced electronics applications across the defense, aerospace and commercial sectors.”
SolidTRON initiator firing switches are used in smart weapons.
Excelitas aid that SolidTRON will operate as a separate product line within the company’s Advanced Electronic Systems business unit. SolidTRON will continue to operate from its 18,800 square foot facility in Malvern, Pa.