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Company Overview of Excelitas Technologies Corp.

Company Overview

Excelitas Technologies Corp. provides customized and high-performance optoelectronics, and electronic systems to OEMs worldwide. It offers Xenon short-arc lamps, emitters, energetic safety systems, flashlamps, high energy switching devices, CCD arrays, light emitting diodes, photonic detectors, power supplies and systems, pulsed Xenon lamps, UV curing systems, thermal infrared detectors, X-ray power supplies and integrated sources, and fluorescence illuminators. The company serves medical, safety and security, industrial, analytical and life sciences, environmental, and aerospace and defense markets. Excelitas Technologies Corp. was formerly known as Edgerton, Germeshausen, and Grier, Inc. a...

200 West Street

Suite E403

Waltham, MA 02451

United States

Founded in 1931





Key Executives for Excelitas Technologies Corp.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 47
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President
Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Excelitas Technologies Corp. Key Developments

Excelitas Technologies Is Reported To Be Up For Sale

Excelitas Technologies Corp. is exploring a sale it hopes will value it at atleast $2 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Veritas Capital Fund Management LLC (Veritas Capital), is preparing to launch an auction for Excelitas with the help of investment banks Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Rothschild, the people said on October 29, 2014. The sources asked not to be identified because the sale process is not public. Veritas Capital, Goldman Sachs and Rothschild declined to comment, while an Excelitas spokeswoman did not respond to a request for comment, Reuters reported.

Excelitas Technologies Corp. Appoints General Barry McCaffrey to Board of Directors

Excelitas Technologies Corp. announced the appointment of General Barry McCaffrey, retired Four-Star General, to the company's board of directors. In this role, General McCaffrey will provide Excelitas with strategic counsel as the company enters its next phase of growth.

Excelitas Technologies Corp. Launches First Digital Pyrodetector for Wireless and Battery-Operated Devices

Excelitas Technologies Corp. announced the latest of its digital pyrodetectors, the Low-Power DigiPyro(R) PYD 1688. This new digital pyrodetector operates on reduced power consumption and features sleep mode operation, making it ideal for wireless and battery-operated motion detection applications. As part of the industry's one and only Digital Pyroelectric Infrared Detector Family, the new DigiPyro PYD 1688 was developed for use in both residential and commercial products. It runs on a 3V power supply and features a special sleep mode operation, which helps extend battery life when a device is not in use. This results in greater efficiency in motion sensing, home automation, intrusion alarm and wireless presence detection applications.

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