Taoglas Acquires ThinkWireless
Taoglas has completed the acquisition of ThinkWireless Inc., an antenna provider specializing in the development and production of combination antenna systems for commercial vehicles. Combination antenna systems incorporate two or more frequency bands, such as SiriusXM satellite radio, GPS, AM/FM, weather, DAB, HDTV, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and LTE.
Argy Petros, ThinkWireless founder and CEO, and Pierre Wassom, director of RF Technology, will remain with the business. The ThinkWireless headquarters in Coconut Creek, Florida, will become Taoglas’ ninth design and development center globally and the third in the U.S., with San Diego and Minneapolis.The ThinkWireless brand will become ThinkWireless, a Taoglas company.
ThinkWireless antennas will be available to purchase on the Taoglas website, through key distribution partners and through Taoglas’ Antenna Builder ecommerce marketplace for custom antennas and cable assemblies.
“ThinkWireless has made a name for itself as a designer and developer of high-quality combination antenna systems with deep roots in the commercial trucking industry, where infotainment services, including good quality of service from satellite and AM/FM radio, weather band and GNSS are crucial. As we continue to explore potential acquisitions to strengthen the Taoglas brand, we were struck by how similar ThinkWireless’ approach to antenna design and manufacturing is to our own commitment to excellence. This is a great acquisition for the Taoglas Group as we look to further expand into new, synergistic markets such as the commercial vehicle industry.” — Ronan Quinlan, co-CEO of Taoglas
“Taoglas is well known as a global brand that delivers the highest-quality antennas and RF solutions to the automotive, IoT and other markets. Taoglas’ global scale and sales channels are unparalleled and will help grow the reach of ThinkWireless’ solutions in the trucking and commercial vehicle industry around the world.” — Argy Petros, ThinkWireless founder and CEO