Natel Engineering Co., Inc., a premier provider of microelectronics for space, defense and medical applications, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of EPIC Technologies, LLC, a specialty electronics engineering and manufacturing company based in Norwalk, Ohio.
Natel, established in 1975, has grown into one of the largest privately held Microelectronics Manufacturers in the U.S., serving companies in the military, aerospace, telecommunication and medical industries. Its innovative, lean production capabilities allow the company to deliver high-reliability manufacturing as a vertically integrated solution.
“We are extremely pleased with the addition of EPIC because it strengthens and expands product solutions to include higher-level full system integration capabilities, as well as additional opportunities to reduce costs for our customers through the geographical distribution of our manufacturing locations,” says Natel President and CEO Sudesh Arora. “Natel’s history of strategic acquisitions has enabled us to grow and the acquisition of EPIC provides market diversification in the building infrastructure, lighting, transportation and energy industries.”
Natel is a major independent manufacturer of a wide variety of microelectronic products, providing low to high volume production for its customers. Natel holds and maintains industry specific certifications that include ISO 9001:2000, ISO 13485, and AS9100. Its MIL-PRF-38534 (DSCC) Class H and K certifications certify Natel’s expertise in designing and manufacturing microelectronic assemblies for space and mission-critical defense programs placing it in an elite group of aerospace industry manufacturers. Natel, headquartered in Chatsworth, CA, has manufacturing locations in California and Nevada. To learn more, visit www.NatelEMS.com or on Twitter, @Natel.
EPIC, a portfolio company of CIVC Partners, a Chicago based private equity firm, is a premier, specialty electronics engineering and manufacturing company in the high-mix, low-to-medium volume segment of the EMS industry. EPIC manufactures complex printed circuit board assemblies and provides complete systems integration including board layout, test development, prototype testing, printed circuit board assembly and box build. Its customers are in the medical, energy, communications, industrial equipment and transportation markets. Contributing to EPIC’s success has been its robust quality operating system, supply chain management, and adherence to lean manufacturing principles. The Company has plants in Ohio, Mexico, and Romania. Lincoln International represented EPIC in this transaction. To learn more about EPIC, visit www.epictech.com.