March 2012

Summit Acquired by Laird Technologies

Summit Announces Industrial-Grade and Medical-Grade Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Combo Modules

Inside Business Magazine Recognizes Summit as NEO Success Award Winner

Summit Article Featured on Medical Electronics Design Website

WAV, Inc. Recognizes Summit for Five Years of Partnership

Summit Acquired by Laird Technologies

Laird Technologies, Inc. announced the acquisition of Summit Data Communications. All of us at Summit are excited to join the Laird team because as a part of this well-established and leading technology company we will be able to deliver an expanded set of solutions and generally will be able to serve our customers better than ever.

Laird Technologies is a global technology company focused on:

Providing components and solutions that protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and heat
Providing solutions that enable connectivity through wireless applications and antenna systems

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 9,000 people in more than 46 facilities located in 16 countries. For more information, please visit their website here.

Summit now is a part of Laird’s Wireless Systems Division, which today provides a broad range of antennas, telematics solutions, and wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) products. Over time, Summit will leverage Laird’s existing world-class engineering and product development teams to execute faster on a broader roadmap to the benefit of current and future customers. Laird shares Summit’s commitment to unparalleled customer support and innovation.

To read the Laird Technologies press release click here, and to read the Laird PLC press release click here.

To view an Akron Beacon Journal article about the acquisition, click here.