e2v has opened its microwave technology center in Sadler Road, Lincoln, UK. The facility employs approximately 60 people, the majority of whom are specialist engineers and scientists, who will be responsible for designing and developing technology solutions, components and sub-systems based on microwave frequency technologies.

The company has had a presence in Lincoln for 46 years, designing, developing and manufacturing microwave frequency based high technology products for the world’s largest system companies. The opening of the technology center enables e2v to maintain its highly skilled engineering knowledge in the region and undertake projects that will involve a close relationship with academia.

e2v is recognized for its excellence in microwave technology and this new center is a part of its future plan for growth and support to its international customer base.

Duncan Johns, Business Director, commented, “There has been a huge amount of work by a lot of people from e2v, supported by the local council, our suppliers and customers, to make this center a reality. This new facility will be a true world center for microwave technology and secures our presence in Lincoln for many years to come”.