IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2010 – EADS North America Test and Services, a division of EADS North America, Inc., today announced it has acquired Trig-Tek, Incorporated, a Garden Grove, Calif.-based company, providing precision, dynamic test and measurement instruments for the U.S. aerospace and defense markets.
The acquisition of Trig-Tek is consistent with our strategy to provide our customers with the most advanced automatic test solutions. It also supports EADS North America’s goal to grow our business in the US and to enhance our global test and services offering.
“Trig-Tek is an excellent acquisition and a good fit for our Engineer-to-Engineer (E2E) culture,” said Jim Mulato, president of EADS North America Test and Services. “Its complementary product line will enable us to provide even more complete, tailored, test solutions to our military, semiconductor, and engine test customers. The additional engineering firepower afforded by Trig-Tek will also enhance future product innovations.”
Lyle Wells, who was the president and owner of Trig-Tek, will remain involved with the day-to-day operations of the company in a consulting role.
About EADS North America Test and Services (www.ts.eads-na.com)
EADS North America Test and Services designs, manufactures, sells, and services electronic test and measurement equipment, systems, and software to leading high-technology customers throughout the world. The company works with core customers to define test requirements and deliver support solutions by providing general purpose ATE products, designing and building unique ATE products and systems, enhancing and integrating software offerings, and establishing nationwide OEM and military test engineering services. Among the key market sectors the company serves are military, aerospace, marine, medical, telecommunications, semiconductor, and commercial manufacturing.
About EADS North America (www.eadsnorthamerica.com)
EADS North America is the North American operation of EADS, a global leader in aerospace, defense and related services. As a leader in all sectors of defense and homeland security, EADS North America and its parent company, EADS, contribute over $11 billion to the U.S. economy annually and support more than 200,000 American jobs through its network of suppliers and services. Operating in 17 states, EADS North America offers a broad array of advanced solutions to its customers in the commercial, homeland security, aerospace and defense markets.