16 April 2012 Murata to acquire RF Monolithics Murata Electronics has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RF Monolithics, a provider of technology enabled wireless connectivity. "RFM's proven success in developing business in the healthcare, energy and industrial markets compliments Murata's growth strategy," said David Kirk, Murata's president and ceo. "Leveraging RFM's expertise in design and development of production ready rf modules, SAW based and rfic short range radios, stand alone radio systems and platforms for M2M applications will enable us to increase the value of the wireless module solutions delivered to our existing and future customers in the global marketplace." The all cash deal is expected to close in Q3 2012. Author Laura Hopperton Comment on this article Websites http://www.murata.eu/ Companies Murata Electronics (UK) Ltd This material is protected by Findlay Media copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. Enjoy this story? People who read this article also read... NIDays 2013 NIDays is a technical conference designed specifically for ... Read Article Southern Manufacturing This year, Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is set to be ... Read Article Claire Jeffreys, NEW Claire Jeffreys, events director, National Electronics Week, ... Read Article Remotely access up to 16 ... Lantronix is set to launch its latest evolution device/terminal ... Read Article What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.