Egide, an international group specializing in the manufacturing of hermetic packages for sensitive electronic components, is pleased to announce the expansion of its manufacturing facility in Cambridge, Maryland with a $2.5 million investment in facilities and equipment. The company, which has been in Dorchester County since 2000, currently employees 72 people in its Cambridge facility. As part of the expansion, it plans to add to its total number of employees. Egide’s Cambridge facility produces a large variety of hermetic packages used for Aerospace, Defense and Optoelectronic applications. Egide provides the product design, engineering, manufacturing and product support for customers in the North American market. The expansion includes facility and equipment to produce High Temperature Co-fired Ceramic (HTCC), used in the manufacture of specific types of hermetic packages. The Expansion has been accomplished with the assistance of a technical team from its Bollene, France facility. The primary function being to transfer Egide’s intellectual property to the new facility. The Cambridge facility will now contain a 2,000 square foot Class 10,000 clean room for the screen printing, via forming and lamination processes. A furnace room area has been created with organic burnout ovens and high temperature atmospheric furnaces for sintering. In addition, …
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