Excelitas Technologies to Expand Lighting Capabilities for Medical OEMs with Acquisition of the Business of Carsan Engineering
Carsan acquisition expands Excelitas’ capabilities in high-performance, high-reliability arc lamp power supplies for OEMs in the medical and dental industries
WALTHAM, Mass. and GOLDEN, Colo., March 6, 2012 – Excelitas Technologies, a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized optoelectronics to OEMs seeking high-performance technology solutions, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the business of privately-held Carsan Engineering, a Golden, Colorado-based engineering design company and world leader in the manufacture of arc lamp power supplies for the medical and dental markets.
With a 25-year proven track record of excellence, Carsan Engineering designs and develops a wide variety of arc lamp power supplies that are being used in products delivered by many of the world’s leading medical OEMs. Carsan’s significant experience in arc lamp power supply technology has distinguished the company as a leader in the fiber optic illumination industry.
The acquisition further broadens Excelitas’ portfolio of lighting solutions to leading medical and dental OEMs worldwide to now include an expanded array of innovative, high performance power supplies. Carsan’s newest 400 watt product is highly differentiated and being rapidly adopted in the marketplace today.
“Through this agreement, Excelitas is excited to further strengthen and expand our capabilities in delivering world-class specialty lighting solutions to leading medical and dental OEMs worldwide,” said Joel Falcone, senior vice president and general manager of Excelitas Technologies’ global lighting business. “With Carsan Engineering, we saw a great opportunity to leverage their high-caliber team and proven technical expertise to provide complementary product offerings to better serve our medical and dental OEM customers, delivering even greater specialty lighting expertise to these markets,” Falcone added.
Excelitas has a broad portfolio of leading-edge lighting products, technologies and solutions including its flagship Cermax® Xenon technology, LED-based Solutions, and Flash lamps for a variety of demanding medical, dental, analytical instrumentation, safety and security, scientific, industrial, architectural, entertainment, and aerospace and defense applications.
About Excelitas Technologies
Excelitas Technologies is a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized solutions to meet the lighting, detection and other high-performance technology needs of OEM customers. From medical lighting to analytical instrumentation, clinical diagnostics, industrial, safety and security, and aerospace and defense applications, Excelitas Technologies is committed to enabling our customers' success in their end-markets. Excelitas Technologies has approximately 3,000 employees in North America, Europe and Asia, serving customers across the world.
Fleishman Hillard, on behalf of Excelitas Technologies