Electronic Products & Technology

TT Electronics to acquire Torotel

Firm expands presence in US aerospace and defense market

September 20, 2020  EP&T Magazine

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has agreed to acquire Torotel, a US-based designer and manufacturer of high-reliability power and electromagnetic assemblies and components for the aerospace and defense markets. The acquisition is one of several, recent demonstrations of TT’s commitment to continued investment in power management devices for the aerospace and defense market. 

TT has agreed to acquire Torotel for USD$43.4-million. The acquisition is subject to approval by Torotel’s shareholders and US regulatory conditions and is expected to close in Q4 2020, at which point the business will be fully integrated into TT as a wholly-owned subsidiary.

Broaden power electronics capabilities

“We are really excited about the acquisition of Torotel, a business we have been tracking for some time. It is an excellent fit and complementary to TT’s existing US power electronics business, strengthening our position in critical defense applications,” says Richard Tyson, CEO, TT Electronics.

The acquisition will broaden TT’s power electronics capabilities and expanding US footprint following on from the recently acquired Covina, California-based business unit from Excelitas Technologies. Torotel will extend TT’s list of blue-chip US aerospace and defense customers, providing access to growth programs with sole-sourced positions on major platforms. TT is committed to investing in the business to further improve the business’ growth prospects and engineering capability.

“Torotel is a clear fit with TT’s strategy to build leading positions in the aerospace and defense markets where the proliferation of electronics is driving demand for our custom power management and conversion systems,” says Michael Leahan, EVP, TT Electronics Power Solutions.

 


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