Channel Microwave announced that it has been acquired by Smiths Group plc, and will now operate as an independent division of Lorch Microwave Inc.

"We are proud to become a part of the Smiths family of companies, and we are committed to maintaining the sound business practices and culture that have contributed to our success to date. Our position as a leader in high performance ferrite products and sub-systems for military, space, commercial and industrial applications is now supported by the additional resources of Smiths," said Ken Boswell, Vice President and General Manager.