Acquisition Expands IXI’s Electronic Systems and Functional Test Solutions for
Defense and Commercial Systems
YORBA LINDA, CALIF. – April 13, 2015 – IXI Technology, an established leader in the design, manufacture and support of tactical data communications solutions for military and government agencies as well as private industry, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Irvine, Calif.-based RioTech Corporation. This acquisition will expand IXI’s current testing capabilities and contract manufacturing support – bringing turnkey product, engineering services and testing capabilities to its military and commercial customers.
Founded in 1991, RioTech has provided the commercial and military/aerospace market sectors with turnkey solutions for electronic and software engineering, functional automated test, electronic systems, and build-to-print services. The company’s expertise has helped its customers reduce costs, improve performance and shorten time-to-market for their critical applications.
For military/aerospace applications, RioTech’s innovative system solution development with state-of-the-art fixturing and software design, delivers superior performance and reliability to today`s complex, technically advanced military and commercial aerospace equipment. Moreover, its expertise in developing electronic consoles, control systems, remote monitoring, and test and measurement solutions meet the demanding requirements for numerous aerospace programs including, the ISS International Space Station, F-15 Eagle, F/A-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), RQ-4A Global Hawk UAV and more. In addition, RioTech’s automated test solutions serve a wide variety of critical solutions for commercial and defense applications including, Broadband Wireless Internet Access (BWIA), e-government, utilities, healthcare and public safety systems to name a few.
“RioTech is pleased to join forces with IXI Technology,” said Bill Elder, Founder of RioTech Corporation. “By combining our engineering talents and expertise with IXI’s extensive data communications product and services portfolio, we are able to offer customers advanced turnkey solutions that meet the most exacting requirements.”
“The acquisition of RioTech is part of the IXI Technology strategic plan to expand its product base to include advanced test systems, said Michael Carter, CEO of IXI Technology. “RioTech has been an industry leader designing custom test systems for semiconductors, analog and digital printed circuit board assemblies (PCBA’s), radio frequency (RF) modules, and entire electronic systems. RioTech has been providing these advanced test systems to Fortune 500 and small independent technology business alike for the past 20 years. We are very enthusiastic to have Bill Elder and the entire RioTech team join IXI Technology.”
The company’s combined capabilities and products will be showcased during the Navy League’s Sea Air Space 2015 conference in National Harbor, Maryland, April 13-15 in booth number 2101.
ABOUT IXI Technology
Headquartered in Yorba Linda, California, IXI Technology excels in the design, manufacture and support of specialty data communications solutions for military and government agencies as well as for industrial applications. For almost 30 years, IXI Technology has successfully fulfilled a significant role in the defense of the United States and its allies by supplying innovative, highly reliable COTS products, including specialized interface boards, rugged computer systems, test equipment, and professional services for major combat and C5ISR systems worldwide. The company’s comprehensive selection of MIL-STD based interface boards, systems and software enable governments worldwide to maximize their resources as they work with today's complex systems. For more information on IXI Technology’s innovative military communication system solutions and diverse product array for industry, visit www.ixitechnology.com or call 714-692-3800.
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