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Zollner Acquires EIT’s EMS Unit, Expands US Presence
ZANDT, GERMANY – Zollner Elektronik has acquired Electronic Instrumentation and Technology’s (EIT) EMS division for an undisclosed amount.

The deal includes EIT’s three EMS facilities in Salem, NH, Leesburg, VA, and Danville, VA, and a cabling and machining operation, also in Danville. The total size of the acquired plants encompasses more than 200,000 sq. ft.

The move was not a surprise as the two companies have partnered for years.

EIT’s UV measurement instruments, avionics, and applied technology consultation services will continue under the name of EIT2.0. Zollner will also provide EMS services to EIT2.0.

EIT was founded by Joe May in 1977 and serves customers in the industrial, communications, aerospace, defense, and medical markets It has ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and AS9100 certifications, and is ITAR-registered.

“We are very pleased to see our long-time business relationship with Zollner evolve,” said Joe May, founder and chief technology officer, EIT. “Our customers will benefit from Zollner’s strong purchasing and distribution capabilities, and Zollner recognizes that we have very talented, skilled employees; the acquisition of our EMS division is an ideal fit for all. I have great confidence that our employees and customers will see this move as advantageous to everyone.”

“We are excited to have EIT as part of the Zollner Group,” said Markus Aschenbrenner, member of the managing board, Zollner. “EIT brings experienced employees, skilled management, a positive corporate culture, and has a solid customer base. With this move, we can serve our existing customers in an expanded US market. We also expect to utilize Zollner’s global presence to bring great advantages for EIT.” (MB)