Excelitas Technologies Expands its Advanced Electronic Systems business with Acquisition of Kaiser Systems, Inc.
Acquisition of Kaiser Systems expands Excelitas’ offerings in high-performance power systems for OEMs in the Medical, Industrial, and Safety and Security markets
WALTHAM, Mass. – September 5, 2012 – Excelitas Technologies, a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized opto-electronics to OEMs seeking high-performance technology solutions, announced the acquisition of privately-held Kaiser Systems, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of custom, high voltage (HV) power systems for medical, industrial, and safety and security applications. The company is based in Beverly, MA and was founded in 1980.
The acquisition of Kaiser Systems adds a variety of high voltage power systems to Excelitas’ existing high-reliability power systems portfolio which includes AC-DC Rectifiers, DC-DC Converters, Uninterruptible Power Systems and EMI Filters for a wide range of OEM applications. Kaiser’s HV power systems include Capacitor-Charging and Flashlamp Power Supplies, Electron Beam and Ion Beam Power Supplies, HV DC and Pulsed Power Supplies, X-ray Generators, and integrated X-ray sources (under the brand name OmniblockTM).
“The addition of Kaiser Systems expands Excelitas’ presence in medical, industrial, and safety and security markets and broadens our portfolio of high-performance, high-reliability power products,” said David Nislick, CEO, Excelitas Technologies.
“We are pleased to welcome the Kaiser team to Excelitas and the Advanced Electronic Systems business,” said Doug Benner, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Electronic Systems, Excelitas Technologies. “Kaiser Systems has deep technical expertise in high voltage engineering, which complements and augments Excelitas’ existing custom power solutions capabilities and we look forward to their contributions to accelerating our power systems growth,” Benner added.
“We are excited by the opportunity to become part of Excelitas, combining Kaiser’s proven leadership in high voltage power solutions with Excelitas’ strength in providing innovative, customized opto-electronic solutions to OEMs around the globe. There is a clear synergy between Excelitas and Kaiser in serving high-performance application areas including industrial lasers, medical lasers and IPL-based aesthetic systems, analytical instrumentation, material processing, and a variety of commercial security applications,” said Ken Kaiser, President and Founder, Kaiser Systems, Inc.
About Excelitas Technologies
Excelitas Technologies is a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized solutions to meet the lighting, detection, power supplies, energetic safety systems, frequency standards, 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