M/A-COM Technology Solutions Santa Clara Design Center Moves to a New Facility with State-of-the-Art Equipment for Design and Development of Semiconductors and Solutions

Lowell, MA, November 9, 2010 - M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech), a leading supplier of semiconductors, active and passive components and subassemblies for radio frequency (RF), microwave and millimeter wave applications, announced today that its Santa Clara Design Center has moved to a new facility with state-of-the-art equipment to accommodate the expanded engineering and business functions that occur at this location. This Design Center is focused on the design and development of monolithic pHEMT integrated solutions covering 6 to 50 GHz for commercial and military applications. M/A-COM Tech had previously announced in May 2010 that Henrik Morkner joined the company as Director of Engineering to lead this team in Santa Clara, and this expansion points to the group's commitment to collaborating with our marketing teams and customers to develop industry-leading devices.

The new Santa Clara Design Center occupies approximately 11,600 square feet and includes a 1,200 square foot engineering lab for design and test characterization of MMICs, surface mount devices (SMDs) and connectorized modules. In addition to new product development, the Santa Clara Design Center provides engineering design support and Product Line Management for the Component Product Line, which covers a wide variety of catalog and custom applications. The Santa Clara Design Center is located near the San Jose International Airport and is across the street from Santa Clara University.

"This move to a new facility with state-of-the-art equipment allows M/A-COM Tech to fully utilize the talented team we have assembled in Santa Clara for new product development," said Mike Murphy, Vice President Engineering, M/A-COM Tech. "Under Henrik's guidance we are able to work closely with our customers to define and develop products which meet their requirements, both from a technical and commercial approach."

ABOUT M/A-COM TECH M/A-COM Tech and Mimix Broadband recently announced the completion of the merger of their corporate parents. The combination of these two superior organizations creates an exponentially greater M/A-COM Tech, resulting in the m2advantage. To learn more, visit macomtech.com.

M/A-COM Tech is a leading supplier of semiconductors, active and passive components, and subassemblies for use in radio frequency (RF), microwave and millimeter-wave applications. The company provides innovative design solutions and products including:

• GaAs, InGaAs, InP, SiGe, and Si IC products
• Unique MMIC processes: HMIC(tm) and GMIC(tm)
• In-house and outsourced design, fabrication, assembly and screening capabilities
• Multiple facilities for improved flexibility and local content design and manufacturing
• Design expertise covering the spectrum from RF through millimeter-wave frequencies
• One of the broadest selections of standard and custom products in the industry.

M/A-COM Tech is headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, with offices spanning North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. M/A-COM Tech builds on 60 years of experience and ISO 9001, AS 9100 and QS-9000 certifications to design and manufacture innovative products addressing aerospace and defense, CATV and broadcast, consumer electronics, industrial and scientific, infrastructure, and public safety applications.

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