SAN JOSE -- Naprotek has completed the acquisition of privately held MicroFab, adding RF products and services to its electronics manufacturing mix.

The business and entire MicroFab team will be integrated into the East Coast operations at SemiGen, which Naprotek acquired last fall.

Naprotek now offers an array of custom build-to-print thin film products, supported by enhanced capabilities and a wider spectrum of thin film technologies.

Edgewater Capital financed the deal for Naprotek.

Manchester, NH-based MicroFab was founded in 1999 and provides of precision RF circuit fabrication and atomic-level micro machining services. The company provides ion beam etching, plating, dicing, and micro-machining services and thin film components for communications, microwave, biomedical sensors, and fiber optics applications serving the defense, medical, and telecom markets.

"Our team continues to excel across the Naprotek platform increasing our strengths with differentiated technologies spanning from SMT to RF/microwave and advanced microelectronics. With a careful execution strategy, the integration of MicroFab into SemiGen strengthens the end-to-end RF Solutions for the East Coast operations of Naprotek," said Daniel Everitt, president and CEO, Naprotek.

"The acquisition of MicroFab adds distinct manufacturing processes and products that will further complement our comprehensive product and service offering," said Tim Filteau, president, SemiGen. "Our business has continued to grow rapidly with ever increasing technical requirements from our customers. Facing this demand, we are confident that MicroFab will immediately augment our RF Solutions capabilities and we are excited to welcome John Kelley, Wayne Stauss and the entire MicroFab team to SemiGen." 


"As the fourth acquisition in support of the Naprotek strategy of building an electronics technology solutions company, we are pleased to round-out SemiGen's RF circuit capabilities to further support our customers in defense and other high-reliability markets," said Pete Ostergard, partner, Edgewater Capital.

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