IFI is aquired by Teseq Holding AG, Further Expanding Its RF Amplifier Capabilities
Teseq Holding AG Acquires IFI, Further Expanding Its RF Amplifier Capabilities
Acquisition expands Teseq’s model range from an upper limit of 6 GHz to an upper limit
of 40 GHz
Zug, Switzerland, October 2012 – Teseq Holding AG, a leading developer and
provider of instrumentation and systems for EMC emission and immunity testing, has
acquired New York-based Instruments for Industry (IFI), a leading designer and
manufacturer of solid state and traveling wave tube (TWT) amplifiers. The acquisition
expands Teseq’s model range from an upper limit of 6 GHz up to an upper limit of 40
GHz and power levels from an upper limit of 1 kW to an upper limit of 10 kW.
By uniting the industry leading capabilities of IFI with those of the recently acquired
MILMEGA, Teseq has broadened its product line in the RF amplifier market, offering its
customers the very best solutions in a wide variety of commercial, industrial automotive,
military, defense and communication applications.
Johannes Schmid, President of the Teseq Group, said, “With the acquisition of IFI,
Teseq continues to build on its vision of providing the best in testing solutions on a
worldwide basis. Acquiring IFI so soon after MILMEGA demonstrates our commitment
to an ongoing strategy of being a forward thinking leader and dominant supplier of RF
power amplifiers to the worldwide market.”
Schmid continued, “As a US-based manufacturer, IFI enables Teseq to offer an
increase in services to our growing customer base. IFI brings to Teseq the latest in
GaN and LDMOS Class AB solid state technology and the knowledge to manufacture
TWT amplifiers, as well as its strong relationships within the defense and military
Established in 1953, IFI is a leading supplier of high power RF and microwave
amplifiers using both solid state and TWT technologies. The company boasts a broad
range of products, including low, medium and high power amplifiers that are
successfully used in applications worldwide.
Mike Yantz, Executive Vice President of IFI, said, “Becoming part of the growing Teseq
family allows us to offer our customers a complete RF product range as well as
additional expertise in engineering that was not available before. We are now able to
offer the best in global sales, support and EMC expertise, which will prove beneficial to
our end users.”
Teseq will incorporate IFI’s New York location with the Teseq Group as a fourth
competency center joining Luterbach, Switzerland; Berlin, Germany and Ryde, Isle of
Wight, UK. IFI will work in close cooperation with MILMEGA/Teseq on the Isle of Wight.
The primary focus of the combined organizations will be on TWTs, class A and AB
technology and customer specific models for the general amplifier and military markets.
The IFI brand remains the same, while the company’s product range will be harmonized
with the ones of Teseq and MILMEGA and offered in a new price list valid as of January
Contact Teseq USA directly for pricing or to find out about renting Teseq products.
For more information, please visit http://www.teseq.com or contact MaryJane Salvador,
Teseq Inc., 52 Mayfield Avenue, Edison, N.J. 08837. Tel: (732) 417-0501 ext. 239; Fax: