Racal Instruments Wireless Solutions is Now Aeroflex

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Aeroflex has announced today that it has changed the name of Racal Instruments Wireless Solutions (RIWS) to Aeroflex. The adoption of the new name completes the transition of RIWS to the Aeroflex brand. Aeroflex purchased the Wireless Solutions Group based in Burnham, England, from Racal Instruments Group Holdings on July 31, 2003.

"Our goal is to grow through product sales and acquisitions to become one of the top test and microelectronics companies in the world. To help achieve this goal it is important to have a single Aeroflex brand recognized worldwide," said Len Borow, vice chairman and chief operating officer, Aeroflex.
   
Aeroflex continues to grow at a rapid pace. Net sales for the first quarter ending September 30, 2004 were $109.2 million, an increase of 43 percent.
   
"Aeroflex has consistently led the market with conformance and base station test products for the cellular market," said Peter Connell, general manager, Aeroflex Burnham. "Our customers are among the largest network operators, handset and base station manufacturers in the world. For years they have depended upon us to reduce time to market for new products and accelerate the rollout of new network infrastructure. With Aeroflex, our customers have gained access to a much wider variety of wireless test products and technologies."