California, US-based Teledyne Technologies Inc´s subsidiary has announced its subsidiary, Teledyne Digital Imaging, Inc., has acquired Canadian foundry Micralyne Inc., the company said.
Based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Micralyne is a privately-owned foundry providing Micro Electro Mechanical Systems or MEMS devices. In particular, Micralyne possesses unique microfluidic technology for biotech applications, as well as capabilities in non-silicon-based MEMS (e.g. gold, polymers) often required for human body compatibility.
MEMS devices, which contain miniaturized mechanical and electro-mechanical elements, are manufactured using unique microfabrication techniques and process expertise. Through Teledyne DALSA, Teledyne´s existing MEMS foundry in Bromont, Quebec, supplies major companies with high-volume MEMS manufacturing for a wide range of applications including consumables used in life sciences and semiconductor fabrication.
Teledyne (NYSE: TDY)is a provider of instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems. Teledyne´s operations are primarily located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Western and Northern Europe. For more information, visit Teledyne´s website at www.teledyne.com.