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4 June 2009


M/A-COM Technology Solutions appoints former president as CEO

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc of Lowell, MA, USA, which provides microwave and RF design solutions and products, has appointed Joseph G. Thomas (formerly the firm’s president) as CEO. Thomas has been with the firm for 35 years, serving in a number of senior management positions. He has led growth teams addressing multiple markets, ranging from consumer entertainment to strategic defense applications.

Prior to joining the firm, received a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts in 1973 and was an engineering manager with Micro Dynamics of Woburn, MA, USA.

M/A-COM Tech provides designs and products including:

  • silicon, GaAs, AlGaAs, InGaAs, InP and SiGe ICs;
  • unique monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) processes, including HMIC (heterolithic microwave integrated circuit), GMIC (glass microwave integrated circuit), MSAG (multi-function self-aligned gate GaAs MESFET), and iHBT (InGaP/GaAs heterojunction bipolar transistor);
  • in-house design, fabrication, assembly and screening capabilities;
  • multiple facilities (for improved flexibility and local content manufacturing); and
  • design expertise from RF through millimeter-wave frequencies.

M/A-COM Tech has nearly 60 years of experience in developing and manufacturing active and passive products, including silicon and compound semiconductors from facilities in Lowell, MA, and Torrance, CA. Infrastructure products continue to be provided by the firm’s facility in Cork, Ireland. The firm also makes laser diode products in Edison, NJ.

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