Microwave Products Group Acquires Pole/Zero Corporation
Microwave Products Group (MPG) Announces The Acquisition Of Pole/Zero Corporation
Pole/Zero Joins Dow Key and K&L Microwave Solidifying MPG As An Industry Leader In The Complex RF Interference Mitigation, Filtering, and Switching Solution Market.
Ventura, CA - February 28, 2007 - Microwave Products Group, a Dover Company, announced today that it has acquired Pole/Zero Corporation (P/Z) of West Chester, Ohio. P/Z designs and manufactures a comprehensive suite of RF interference mitigation products including tunable filters, Integrated Cosite Equipment, low-noise amplifiers (LNA’s), and power amplifiers that solve communication problems caused by various types of RF interference. The global proliferation of wireless RF communication is fueling an ever-increasing demand for this technology. The U.S. military is the primary user of the Company’s product line, with increasing requirements in commercial, industrial and international applications.
David Wightman, President of the Microwave Products Group, noted, “The Pole/Zero, K&L, and Dow Key Microwave combination will accelerate MPG’s growth. Our customers will benefit through the additional technical depth and product diversity attained by this combination.” Furthermore, the addition of P/Z will be seamless for our customers. The businesses will continue to provide excellent product and service in the same locations with the same leadership.”
Bob Schumacher, President of Pole/Zero commented, “We are very excited about joining the MPG family. The culture is a perfect match for the business style at Pole/Zero, and the synergy with K&L and Dow Key will significantly enhance the resources available to us. Our customers can rest assured that the MPG backdrop will allow us to grow and sustain our cosite mitigation product line for many years to come.”
Visit the Pole/Zero web site at www.polezero.com.