Egide Acquires Santier

Following its strategy to concentrate on high-potential markets, Egide announces that it has acquired, as planned, the assets of TMS LLC (or Thermal Management Solutions, dba Santier), with the conditions laid down previously with them.  All these elements will be incorporated into a new US company, created for this purpose and named Santier Inc.Then, the Egide Group structure will be: Egide SA (France), owning 100% of Egide USA LLC, the later owning 100% of Egide USA Inc and Santier Inc.Egide SA, Egide USA Inc. and Santier Inc. are operating business respectively in Trappes and Bollene (France), Cambridge, MD (USA) and San Diego, CA (USA). Egide intends to integrate Santier, Inc. with its current executive leadership team: Kevin Cotner, current CEO of TMS, will continue as CEO of Santier Inc., and Mansoor Mosallaie, current Vice-President of TMS, will continue as the General Manager of Santier Inc. Santier is a world-class manufacturer of engineered thermal management materials, as well as hermetic and non-hermetic assemblies.  They also provide plating services and metal machining capabilities in the San Diego facility.  Santier has achieved in 2016 a total turnover of $ 10 million.   This operation will have an immediate positive effect on Egide’s operating margin …

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Local Manufacturer Expands

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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