Ceramic Industry News

Murata Closes Deal to Acquire RF Monolithics

July 11, 2012
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+

Murata Electronics North America Inc. and its parent company Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. recently announced that the deal to acquire RF Monolithics Inc. (RFM) has closed. The cash transaction paid the holders of RFM common shares $1.78 per share. RFM, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, will reportedly continue to market its range of solutions-driven, technology-enabled wireless connectivity for wireless applications under the RFM brand as a wholly owned subsidiary of Murata Electronics North America Inc.

“We are happy for a timely deal close and excited to move forward to leverage RFM’s unique low power technology, as well as their expertise in design and development of production-ready RF modules; SAW-based and RFIC short-range radios; and stand-alone radio systems,” said David M. Kirk, president and CEO of Murata Electronics North America Inc.

For additional information, visit www.rfm.com or www.murataamericas.com.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Ceramic Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

June 2014 Issue Highlights

Our June 2014 issue is now available!


Manufacturing Day 2014

Manufacturing Day organizers share their insights with Managing Editor Kelsey Seidler.

More Podcasts

Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI October 2014 cover

2014 October

Materials advances, refractories and renewable energy - oh, my! Check out our October issue today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Personal Smartphones

Do you use your personal smartphone or other device to complete tasks for your job?
View Results Poll Archive


M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40google+ icon 40px


CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!