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Q Microwave, Inc. Announces Acquisition by Amphenol Corporation

EL CAJON, California – Q Microwave, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of mission-critical radio frequency components, is pleased to announce its acquisition by Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH), one of the world's largest designers and manufacturers of interconnect solutions. The acquisition took place during the third quarter, which concluded in September 2023. Q Microwave will be included in Amphenol's Harsh Environment Solutions Segment.

Founded over 25 years ago and headquartered in the vibrant wireless community of El Cajon, San Diego, Q Microwave has consistently empowered global military and space RF specialists with unmatched RF filter and sub-system solutions. The company's commitment to in-house technical expertise, innovation, and customer-centric efficiency has solidified its position as a trusted partner in the industry.

"We are elated to be joining the Amphenol family and believe this new chapter will only amplify our ability to serve our customers with cutting-edge RF solutions," commented Craig Higginson, General Manager at Q Microwave. "Amphenol's vast resources and global footprint, combined with Q Microwave's specialized expertise, represents a potent synergy that promises to further elevate the offerings and capabilities available to our customers. Together, we are poised for a future rich in growth and innovation."

“We are thrilled to welcome Q Microwave, a trusted name in radio frequency solutions, into the Amphenol family,” said Ryan Fisher (Amphenol North American Military Group General Manager). “Their legacy of specialized RF design and manufacturing brings a unique value to our customers. With Q Microwave's deep expertise and our combined global reach, we anticipate delivering even more innovative and comprehensive solutions to the RF and military sectors worldwide."

About Q Microwave, Inc.

With over 25 years of industry leadership, Q Microwave specializes in the design and manufacturing of mission-critical RF filter and sub-system solutions. Located in El Cajon, San Diego, the company champions in-house expertise, innovation, and a commitment to serving the unique needs of military and space RF specialists globally. Q Microwave's rich product portfolio spans from space-level filters to integrated products for military applications, underscoring its reputation for reliability, precision, and scalable ingenuity.

About Amphenol

Amphenol Corporation is one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors and interconnect systems, antennas, sensors and sensor-based products and coaxial and high-speed specialty cable. Amphenol designs, manufactures and assembles its products at facilities in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa and sells its products through its own global sales force, independent representatives and a global network of electronics distributors. Amphenol has a diversified presence as a leader in high-growth areas of the interconnect market including: Automotive, Broadband Communications, Commercial Aerospace, Industrial, Information Technology and Data Communications, Military, Mobile Devices and Mobile Networks. For more information, visit

For more details, please contact:

Q Microwave

David Higginson
Director, Business Development