Communications & Power Industries acquires TMD Technologies


TMD brings new technology products and capabilities to CPI’s established portfolio of electronic components and subsystems, primarily focused on the defense and communications markets. TMD’s reliable and innovative product line includes traveling wave tubes (TWT), TWT amplifiers, transmitters, microwave power modules, high voltage power supplies and other microwave devices and amplifiers.

“TMD has a well-deserved global reputation for high reliability microwave transmitters and devices, particularly state-of-the-art microwave power modules and TOP amplifiers. We have long been impressed with the quality of TMD’s staff and technology. The proven products of CPI’s Electron Device business will provide a TMD with a prosperous, long-term home for their business and enable businesses to offer customers broader capabilities and more complete solutions for radar, electronic warfare , communications, EMC testing and related applications “mentioned Andy Ivers, President and Chief Operating Officer of CPI.

The newly acquired business will be owned and operated as a subsidiary of CPI and will be part of CPI’s Electron Device business, which focuses on components used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of micro signals. -waves. The TMD management team will remain with the company and report to Todd Treado, President of the Electron Device Business division of CPI.

“Having worked closely with them on a number of key programs, we have come to strongly appreciate CPI’s approach to customer service, reliability and innovation. We see them as a great fit for the job. TMD culture, which is based on the same TMD team looks forward to our next chapter, growing the business within CPI and continuing to be our customers’ best partner for radio frequency power solutions and high voltage innovative and reliable ”, said Dave brown, who directs TMD’s operations.

The transaction was funded using existing CPI cash balances. Financial terms of the acquisition are not disclosed.

About the communications and energy industries
Communications & Power Industries (CPI) is a global manufacturer of electronic components and subsystems focused primarily on the communications and defense markets. With a legacy of technological excellence spanning decades, CPI develops, manufactures and distributes innovative and reliable technological solutions worldwide used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals. for commercial and military applications. CPI serves clients in the communications, defense, medical, industrial and scientific markets. CPI consists of Communications & Power Industries LLC, headquartered at Palo Alto, California, and Communications & Power Industries Canada Inc., located at Ontario, Canada. To learn more about the CPI, visit

About TMD Technologies Limited
With a heritage dating back to the 1940s, TMD Technologies Limited (TMD) is a world-class designer and manufacturer of professional microwave and radio frequency (RF) products. At the company’s headquarters in Hayes, West London it produces specialized transmitters, amplifiers, microwave power modules (MPMs), high voltage power supplies, microwave tubes and transponders for radar, electronic warfare and communications applications. A two-time Queen’s Award winner, TMD also produces a line of advanced instrumentation microwave amplifiers for EMC testing, scientific and medical applications. TMD also makes continued and substantial investments in the development of quantum technologies under the UK’s National Quantum Technologies Program (UK-NQTP). Recently, TMD expanded its investment in the MPM space of solid-state power amplifiers through a partnership with Diamond Microwave LTD, and now offers MPM SSPA with various output power options from UHF to Ku-band. .

About TMD Technologies, LLC
TMD Technologies, LLC is a US subsidiary of TMD Technologies Limited. Situated at Baltimore, Maryland, it provides full technical and commercial support to TMD customers in the United States and offers a comprehensive product repair center. The Sales and Business Development team is responsible for promoting TMD’s entire product line, as well as identifying new business development opportunities in United States.

SOURCE CPI International, Inc .; Communications & Power Industries LLC

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