Excelitas Technologies formed from former IDS business unit of PerkinElmer

After completing divestiture, the former Illumination and Detection Solutions (IDS) business of PerkinElmer has been formally re-launched as Excelitas Technologies Corporation.

After completing divestiture, the former Illumination and Detection Solutions (IDS) business of PerkinElmer has been formally re-launched as Excelitas Technologies Corporation (Waltham, MA, USA). The company will continue to support OEM and aftermarket customers across a range of specialty markets including: medical, analytical instrumentation, clinical diagnostics, industrial, safety and security, and aerospace and defense.

Now owned by private equity firm Veritas Capital, Excelitas Technologies has 3,000 employees, manufacturing operations in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and projected 2010 revenues of over $300 million.

“We are proud to be launching Excelitas Technologies and under the new ownership of Veritas Capital, we anticipate even stronger support for the innovation and growth initiatives that are envisioned to accelerate value creation for all of our stakeholders,” said Chief Executive Officer, David Nislick.

Excelitas Technologies offers customers applications expertise along with a broad portfolio of technology solutions including Xenon-based lighting, LED-based lighting, thermal infrared detectors, low-light level detectors, emitters, high reliability power sources, energetic safety systems, and precision time standards.

Information about Excelitas Technologies will be available in the coming months through www.excelitas.com. During the transition period, visit www.perkinelmer.com/lighting for information on Excelitas’ illumination offerings, www.perkinelmer.com/detection for information on sensors and emitters, and www.perkinelmer.com/Defense for information on Excelitas’ defense offerings.

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