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TTM Technologies acquires i3 Electronics' assets to strengthen PCB capabilities.


California-based TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTMI), a manufacturer of printed circuit boards (PCB) has announced it has agreed to acquire certain manufacturing and intellectual property assets from i3 Electronics, Inc. to strengthen advanced technology PCB capabilities and IP portfolio for emerging applications in the aerospace and defense end market, the company said.

A core differentiator of the acquired technology is the ability to create very fine lines and spacing which is becoming an increasing requirement for new programs across defense and commercial end markets. This substrate-like PCB technology allows for lines and spacing down to 25 microns with 50 micron drill plated through holes.

The acquired assets will consist of equipment, patents and critical manufacturing know how based on i3's technology base and pedigree along with the future addition of engineering talent all of which serve to enhance TTM's capabilities and credentials as a global technology leader for PCB product solutions and RF components.

TTM Technologies, Inc. is focused on quick-turn and technologically advanced PCBs, backplane assemblies and electro-mechanical solutions as well as a global designer and manufacturer of RF and microwave components and assemblies.

i3 Electronics, Inc. is a vertically integrated provider of high performance electronic solutions consisting of design and fabrication of printed circuit boards and advanced semiconductor packaging, full turnkey services for printed circuit board assembly and integrated circuits assembly and test, systems integration, cable and harness manufacturing, and world class reliability and failure analysis laboratories.

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Date:Jun 18, 2019
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