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Kaelus Recognized With 2012 Frost & Sullivan Global Market Leadership Award in Passive Intermodulation Test Equipment
By: Business Wire
Jan. 8, 2013 07:00 PM
Kaelus, a Smiths Interconnect business announced today that as a result of best practice industry research, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Kaelus with the 2012 Global Market Share Leadership Award in Passive Intermodulation Test Equipment for capturing the highest market share within its industry.
Kaelus was the first company to market a Passive Intermodulation (PIM) tester in 1996 under the brand of Summitek. Since then, the competitive landscape has changed significantly. However, despite the entrance of new companies in the market, some of which are large and benefit from significant brand recognition in the Wireless Field Test Industry, Frost & Sullivan’s research affirms that Kaelus has maintained a very significant leadership position in the PIM Testing space.
Frost & Sullivan estimated the company’s revenues in the PIM Test Equipment market to be over 5 times that of its closest competitor. This is due to a multitude of factors including Kaelus’ large PIM test product portfolio featuring products specifically developed to cater to the unique needs of key end-users groups, its ability to innovate (enabled by an acute focus on PIM testing), and its focus on understanding the users’ environment by providing leading application and service support.
“Kaelus is honored to receive this recognition from Frost & Sullivan, and it is exciting to see the attention on such a specific but critical product to our industry,” said Jacqui McLaughlin, President of Kaelus. “Innovation is what we are known for, and Kaelus will be launching our latest advancement in portable PIM Testing technology at the MWC show in Barcelona this February. Based on feedback from field testing, we are confident that this new product will change the way we look at PIM testing in the future.”
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Kaelus www.kaelus.com, a Smiths Interconnect business formed by consolidating a number of previously independent Smiths brands including Summitek Instruments, which designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative RF and microwave solutions for the wireless telecommunications sector. Products include specialized filters, combiners, tower mounted amplifiers, Passive Intermodulation (PIM) test solutions, radio link diplexers, ferrite isolators and circulators. Kaelus’ experience and understanding of the RF environment enables it to excel by developing technically differentiated offerings that improve network performance.
About Smiths Interconnect
Smiths Interconnect www.smithsinterconnect.com is a leader in technically differentiated electronic and radio frequency products that connect, protect and control critical systems for the wireless telecommunications, aerospace, defense, space, medical, rail, test and industrial markets. It is part of Smiths Group www.smiths.com, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people in more than 50 countries.
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