Microdata Telecom Purchases Kaelus
Microdata Telecom, a supplier of RF conditioning solutions has acquired the Kaelus business from Infinite Electronics, a U.S.-based global supplier of electronic components.
Kaelus is a global provider of test and measurement instruments, cell-site filters, combiners and tower-mounted amplifiers. Formed in 2010, Kaelus provides the telecommunications industry with testing and conditioning products that enable global communication.
Microdata Telecom said Kaelus “brings strong engineering capabilities, world-class manufacturing operations, a diversified set of products, strategic customer relationships with many of the world’s largest telecom operators and is poised for future growth.”
“The acquisition strengthens Microdata Telecoms’ presence in the global telecommunications marketplace by a broader portfolio, customer base and more channels to market, while also providing attractive design and manufacturing synergies,” says Mats Gustavsson, executive chairman of Microdata Telecom.
Kaelus and Microdata Telecom have a three-year history of collaboration and joint business interests and share a culture that emphasizes innovation, flexibility, and performance. “We complement each other very well and we are excited about what this combination will deliver to our customers, partners, and employees around the world,” said Peter Sandberg, Microdata Telecom CEO.
“Microdata Telecom has a strong reputation in the industry and is an excellent strategic fit for the Kaelus business and its talented employees,” said Penny Cotner, CEO of Infinite Electronics. “Infinite’s strength is in serving engineers’ urgent needs for electronic components and assemblies, with a broad portfolio of products available to ship same-day. This divestiture will allow us to better focus on this core and strategic growth areas.”