CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Carlisle Companies Inc. has acquired Micro-Coax Inc., a global supplier of high-performance, high-frequency coaxial wire and cable and cable assemblies.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Carlisle said in a June 10 news release that Micro-Coax reported annual sales of about $45 million and consists of 235 employees. The firm operates manufacturing facilities in Pottstown, Pa., and a joint venture in Blackburn, England. It's been in business for more than 50 years and supplies to defense, aerospace and electronics companies.
“We are excited about the acquisition of Micro-Cox as the company adds capabilities and technology to strengthen our interconnect products business in very attractive sectors,” Chris Koch, Carlisle president and CEO, said in a statement. “Micro-Coax broadens our product, technology and service ranges to our customers. This acquisition is consistent with our focus on higher margin, highly engineered products and is an excellent fit with Carlisle.”
Micro-Coax designs, manufactures and sells customized wire and cable for signal transmission on defense, space and satellite platforms and in high-end industrial equipment. Its brands include UtiFlex, UtiForm, M-Flex and Aracon.
The firm will become part of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, a global provider of specialty wire and cable and interconnect components for commercial and military aircraft, avionics systems, in-flight entertainment, communications systems and medical device.