Acquisition will help develop rf research

Molex Incorporated has purchased the equipment assets of the Motorola Antenna/EMC Measurement Lab in Denmark.

The lab has state of the art antenna and EMC measurement equipment and Molex will use the lab for rf research projects to advance its antenna technologies for wireless applications. Ellen Maassen, antenna business unit director, Molex Incorporated, said: "Molex's consumer electronics customers are continually innovating and need equally innovative suppliers to support their development process. The Motorola antenna/EMC measurement lab is a strategic extension of the innovative product and service offerings we deliver to consumer electronics customers every day – particularly as wireless technologies become a standard in many consumer and business applications. This purchase enhances our antenna technology efforts and confirms our commitment to invest in technologies to support our customers." Molex will hire engineers and technicians to operate the chambers and test equipment, in an effort to further boost its research efforts.