AIRMAR® Technology Corporation, a world leader in ultrasonic transducers and Chirp technology, is pleased to announce its purchase by Amphenol Corporation. Amphenol, one of the world’s largest providers of high-technology interconnect, sensor and antenna solutions, is headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut, USA. Airmar is now part of the Amphenol Interconnect and Sensor Systems Division, joining several other sensor and interconnect businesses, and will continue to retain its headquarters location in Milford, New Hampshire.
Airmar’s global team of highly experienced scientists, designers, engineers and technicians, as well as a vertically integrated business model, has delivered four decades of innovation and product development. “Amphenol has a strong focus on innovation and growth, which matches Airmar’s culture. Being a part of the Amphenol family means Airmar and other Amphenol businesses will benefit from sharing technology and expertise. We look forward to future collaboration,” stated Steve Boucher, General Manager and founder of Airmar.
“We are thrilled to have Airmar join Amphenol. The Airmar leadership team, their technology and their leadership in the marine market are a great addition to our well-diversified sensor portfolio,” stated Peter Straub, President of Amphenol’s Interconnect and Sensor Systems Division.
Since 1982, Airmar has developed and manufactured transducers for a diverse range of applications, including air-ranging industrial transducers, underwater scientific and survey transducers, weather sensing instruments, and an extensive line of marine transducers, headlined by the latest Chirp-ready products. The company consists of Airmar Technology, Marport, MSI Transducers, and Gemeco.