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XMA Corporation and RFMW Form Supplier/Distribution Alliance

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Manchester NH – May 18, 2015:   XMA Corporation
XMA Corporation and RFMW Form Supplier/Distribution Alliance
XMA Corporation and RFMW LTD, both leaders in advanced Microwave and RF products, announced the signing of a Global Distribution Agreement for XMA products.
During an address to the employees of XMA, President Marc Smith stated, “RFMW is a global leader in distribution for RF products, and our team is extremely pleased to form a distribution alliance with them.  RFMW provides a powerful combination of professional grade products as well as hosting Subject Matter Experts that assist customers in choosing proper high performance, quality products for their application.  XMA and our family of Omni Spectra products is an industry leader in performance and quality of Micro/Millimeter wave products that serves commercial, military and space applications.  Our products align directly within the strengths of RFMW.”
RFMW services customers with products from specialized RF&MW component manufacturers who have a need to utilize a technical sales and marketing approach combined with premier customer service in the form of a time and place utility. The Company focuses its sales and marketing resources solely on applications and markets of customers who design and manufacture with RF&MW components in their end product.  According to Joel Levine, President and CEO of RFMW, “We see increasing interest in the types of products XMA has to offer. The strength of the XMA brand and their Omni Spectra pedigree will be a distinct benefit to our customers as we expand our passive component product focus. In addition, XMA offers many unique products that are not available from our existing franchised lines, such as adaptenuators, adapterminations, and the legacy Omni Spectra/ M/A-Com couplers and power dividers.”
XMA Corporation is an industry leader in high frequency RF and Microwave products and services.  Located in Manchester NH and hosting a direct alliance with XMA Asia located in Tianjin China, XMA provides high quality precision parts for the communications, Aerospace, Medical, Automotive and Defense industry. 
For more information on XMA or their products, please contact Brandy Gosselin (603)222-2256 x234.  For information on RFMW, please contact Gerry Camacho (951) 837-8344

Cyrogenic Product Development

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CRYOGENIC PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT:   Manchester NH - March 24, 2015:  XMA Corporation, an industry leader in microwave and RF component technology, announced further developments of their CRYOGENIC product family of attenuators, adapters, and terminations, expanding performance parameters into the 4 Kelvin (-273.15°C) temperature range.  Technical advancements with thin film design and fabrication at XMA, allows performance levels to reach new milestones with Millimeter and Microwave RF products.
XMA Corporation, powered by Omni Spectra®, now offers a complete line of CRYOGENIC RF, coaxial passive components that range from DC to 50GHz in frequency range using various industry standard connectors.
Asked about the new product launch, President and CEO, Marc E. Smith, mentioned, “In line with our Omni Spectra brand and the XMA commitment to provide advanced RF and microwave products, we are excited to release the next generation family of CRYOGENIC passive products using our patented thin film design and manufacturing techniques. 
The future growth area for CRYOGENIC coaxial products is found in all frequency bands where severe environmental conditions mandate high performance levels, primarily for deep space, Magnetic Resource Imaging (MRI) and base communications transceivers located on commercial satellite platforms.

XMA Corporation, an industry leader in high frequency RF and Microwave products and services.  Headquarter in Manchester, NH and with locations at XMA Asia in Tianjin China, XMA provides high quality precision parts for the communications, Aerospace, Medical, Automotive and Defense industry. 

For more information on XMA or their products, please contact Brandy Gosselin, 603-222-2256 x234. 

40 GHz Termination for TVAC Applications

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Manchester NH – April 10th 2015:   XMA Corporation
XMA Corporation Releases 40GHz Termination Family with Zero Outgassing Emissions
XMA Corporation, a leader in advanced Microwave and RF products, announced the Release of high frequency terminations with zero outgassing features.
A recent independent test performed by Integrity Testing Laboratory (ITL) confirmed an important finding that 40GHz millimeter wave terminations manufactured by XMA Corporation meets ASTM Method E 595 Total Mass Loss and Collected Volatile Condensable Material (CVCM) standards.
Under a controlled temperature and humidity environment, the assemblies showed a CVCM value of 0.08%, far lower than the recommended screening CVCM standard of 0.10% by ASTM E 595.
President of XMA Marc Smith stated, “Our Engineering and Design teams have successfully achieved extremely low levels of outgassing, far surpassing the current ASTM E 595 standard.  Having such a low Total Mass Loss figure is a key milestone regarding applications where vacuum conditions drive higher than normal performance standards”.
According to Mark Stanley, Director of Sales and Business Development for XMA, “Applications using RF millimeter wave in the 40 & 50 GHz frequency bands is increasing, specifically in the space and science communities. Our recent low CVCM success, from independent laboratory testing of our associated materials, supports a design and manufacturing standard that surpasses past practices for coaxial terminations. The industry can now rely on XMA as a manufacturing partner to build products that surpass the ASTM standards, thereby, reducing risk in key applications”.
Such low TML and CVCM is rare in the RF industry. XMA is able to achieve such positive results by selecting key materials and setting manufacturing standards that closely align with their AS9100 Quality Standards.
XMA Corporation is an industry leader in high frequency RF and Microwave products and services. XMA, located in Manchester NH and hosting a direct alliance with XMA Asia located in Tianjin China, provides high quality precision parts for the communications, Aerospace, Medical, Automotive and Defense industry. 
For more information on XMA or their products, Powered by Omni Spectra®, please contact Brandy Gosselin (603)222-2256 x234.  

XMA Receives AS9100 Certification

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XMA Corporation is proud to announce that it is now AS9100 registered.
This is the latest accomplishment for the XMA team as the work to cement their position as a leader in the RF, Microwave and Millimeter Wave Industry.

Marc Smith, President and CEO commented, “As an industry leader for RF and micro/millimeter wave products, XMA believes the AS9100 Registration is not only an important step in our growth strategy and customer satisfaction, but also serves as a testament to our great employees and our commitment for continuous improvement.  Our vision has always been to build a Quality Management System that serves both our market and company, and by doing so, the registration process proved successful.  Receiving the official registration supports this vision and will allow XMA to grow into the future.”  

The certifying body, NSF, completed the AS9100 Revision C:2009 audit in May of 2014 and awarded the certificate in June after final ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) review. Additionally, this ensures their compliance to ISO9001:2008.

The company’s OASIS Identification Numbers (OIN) is 6139559280.

Click here for a digital copy of the certificate. 

Vice President Biden Visits XMA

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XMA Corporation, a leader in advanced Microwave and RF products, was host to Vice President Joseph Biden, US Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, and NH Governor Maggie Hassan to discuss the future of high technology and workforce development programs for the Microwave and RF Industry. 
During an address to the employees of XMA, Vice President Biden stated, “We are trying to replicate what you do at XMA across the Country.”  Vice President Biden mentioned the importance of high technology companies such as XMA in the future growth of the Microwave and RF Industry by offering “On the Job Training” programs as well as participating in various educational events for emerging RF engineers.
In addition to the comments made by Vice President Biden, NH Governor Hassan mentioned, “Our State’s focus is on strengthening our workforce partnerships within the private sector, to collaboratively train thousands of new workers.”
According to Marc Smith, President/CEO of XMA, “The growth strategy of XMA Corporation directly relies on our ability to hire talented high tech professionals from within NH, both active and inactive.  The immediate financial impact of hiring professionals becomes a challenge for small to medium sized companies.  However, by utilizing the NH Works program, as sponsored by the US Department of Labor, XMA is able to hire key talent within NH to grow our business and add value to our customers.” 
With Vice President Joseph Biden, US Secretary of Labor Tom Perez and Governor Maggie Hassan visiting XMA and endorsing the “On the Job Training” practices, their message was clear, the hiring program for Microwave and RF professionals not only works, but is a key growth initiative for our technology sector nationally and within NH.  XMA has hired excellent professionals to their workforce as a result of the various programs and initiatives, and continues to provide new product innovations as an outcome of the new talent.

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XMA is an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of passive RF and Microwave components.  For more information regarding the visit of Vice President Biden or XMA Corporation, please contact Brandy Gosselin at 603/222-2256 x234.

1.85mm Press Release

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Manchester NH - March 23, 2014:  XMA Corporation, the industry leader in Microwave and RF component technology, announced today the release of their new product family of 1.85mm attenuators, adapters, and terminations, expanding performance into the 65GHz, millimeter wave market.  Technical advancements within the smart phone industry, as well as aerospace, medical and Defense, are driving manufacturers and carriers of wireless devices to push for performance into the higher frequency bands.  

XMA Corp, powered by Omni Spectra, is a pioneer in RF and Microwave technology and now offers a complete line of RF, coaxial passive components that extend into the 65 GHz frequency range, using 1.85mm connectors.   The key performance parameter feature of products for this new RF voice and data band is the reliability, security, and quality of data transfer is greatly increased over current technology, which performs at lower frequency spectrums.  In the transportation industry, high frequency products are needed, whether it is an airport security scanner or a radar in a car that can save lives by stopping accidents. 

Asked about the new product launch, President and CEO Marc Smith mentioned, “In line with our Omni Spectra brand and the XMA commitment to provide advanced RF and Microwave products, we are excited to release the next generation family of passive products using 1.85 millimeter connector technology.  Our line of high quality, precise attenuators and terminations, are designed to exceed the evolving demands of the 65GHz market and provide off the shelf solutions for the high frequency, millimeter wave, industry.  Investment into evolving markets such as 1.85 mm is key to our success and directly in line with our growth strategies for the future.”

The future growth area for RF and Microwave coaxial products is found in higher frequency bands where there is less congestion and under-utilized bands.  XMA’s growth strategy is to remain innovators in core market segments by utilizing new science and technology and remain one step ahead of industry demands.  Right now, performance of passive components exceeding 65 GHz is XMA’s next step of product growth.  XMA will continue the development of other products within the 65 GHz frequency band, and continue to add value to customers by exceeding their demands and expectations.

XMA is an industry leader in high frequency RF and Microwave products and services.  Located in Manchester, NH and with technical representatives worldwide, XMA provides high quality precision parts for the communications, Aerospace, Medical, Automotive and Defense industry.  For more information on XMA or their products, please contact Brandy Gosselin, Director of Sales and Marketing, at 603-222-2256 x234. 

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XMA Partners with G2 Sales

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XMA Corporation - Powered by Omni Spectra® welcomes G2 Sales as its manufacturing representative for Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Mississippi.  G2 Sales has a vast amount of experience selling technical products in the rf, microwave, and millimeter-wave related industries. 
G2 Sales has highly qualified field sales engineers that are very knowledgeable about XMA’s products and the applications that they can be used in.  Brandy Gosselin, Director of Sales and Marketing at XMA said, “The relationship between XMA and G2 is one that has potential to significantly strengthen our position in the passive component field.  G2’s world-class team and number of field sale’s engineers will allow XMA to provide the best local support, technical expertise, and engineered solutions to customers in the southeast.”
Jay Parker, one of G2’s Territory Directors and Field Sales Engineers said that, “G2 is very excited with the addition of XMA – Omni Spectra® to our product offering.  XMA-Omni Spectra® is a provider of high quality products that complement both our Commercial and Mil-Aero market portfolio.”  The alliance of XMA and G2 Sales is certain to be a powerful one. 

XMA Welcomes New Design Engineer

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XMA Corporation - Powered by Omni Spectra® is pleased to introduce its new Design Engineer, Brian Alexander.  Brian comes to XMA Corporation with an Associate’s Degree in electrical engineering technology from Michigan Technological University.  Prior to joining XMA, Brian worked for Mercury Systems Micronetics Division for twelve years as Senior Design Engineer.  There, he designed noise sources, high power switches, limiters, and multi-function assemblies.  This experience, along with his knowledge of the RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Industry, make him the right fit for Design Engineer at XMA.
As Design Engineer, Brian will be able to apply new design techniques to perform over multiple octave bandwidths.  He will utilize construction techniques that include stripline, microstrip, and suspended stripline.  These products will be designed to operate in the frequency ranges of DC – 67GHz, in order to support XMA’s coaxial passive product offering.  Brian will also be responsible for troubleshooting products, revising old product designs, and designing new products. 
Although Brian has many roles at XMA as Design Engineer, he really enjoys the new product development aspect of the job.  He “likes to see a product from start to finish and play a role in developing a new product.”  Tommy Kuhn, Director of Engineering, is looking forward to working with Brian, saying “Brian brings a wealth of RF knowledge to XMA and we’re very pleased with him joining our team.  I see a passion in him that will benefit XMA as it grows both in our current product offerings and in our new ventures.”  Adding Brian as Design Engineer is another great example of XMA’s dedication to continuous improvement.

XMA Welcomes New Quality Manager

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XMA-Omni Spectra® Introduces its 40 and 50 GHz Power Dividers

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XMA Corporation, powered by Omni Spectra®, is proud to introduce our new 40 & 50 GHz Power Dividers.  These broadband Power Dividers have a lightweight, compact design and they operate between temperatures of -54°C TO +125°C while offering great VSWR through the frequency range of 10 GHz to 50 GHz.  These can be used for many test, production, commercial, and military applications.  For detailed specifications on the 40 GHz Power Divider, click here.  For detailed specifications on the 50 GHz Power Divider, click here

 Click Here for the 40 GHz Outline Drawing         

 Click Here for the 50 GHz Outline Drawing  


XMA-Omni Spectra® Welcomes HTS

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XMA Corporation-Omni Spectra® is pleased to announce the appointment of High-Tech Sales (H-t-S) as their New England Manufacturing Representatives. H-t-S covers the New England military and commercial electronic markets. H-t-S has extensive technical experience in the RF, Microwave, Interconnect and Test markets.
When asked for comment, Brandy Gosselin, Director of Sales and Marketing, stated, “High Tech Sale’s (H-t-S) in-depth knowledge of our product line, coupled with their reputation of providing excellent service in New England makes them the perfect addition to the XMA/Omni Spectra® Team." 

Additionally, Mr. Jay Brewster of H-t-S added, “It is ironic that two companies that have roots established in New England since the mid-70's are now partnered in 2013. H-t-S looks forward to representing XMA Omni Spectra ®in New England and re-introducing our customers to the Omni Spectra ® brand. 
For New England product inquires, contact H-t-S at 603-488-1333 or

For general inquires contact Brandy Gosselin at 603-222-2256 or            

XMA Corporation- Omni Spectra® Expands Operations

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To support increased business volume from several of its  RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave passive components, XMA Corporation has expanded its operations at 150 Dow Street in Manchester, NH by 50%. The expansion provides additional space for the increased business in XMA’s high frequency (up to 67 GHz) and high power (up to 500 watts) coaxial attenuator, termination, dc block, power divider, directional coupler and equalizer product lines.

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Marc Smith Joins XMA Corporation - Omni Spectra® As President and CEO

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January 11, 2013

XMA Corporation – Omni Spectra®, located in Manchester, NH, announces the appointment of Marc Smith as the company’s new President and CEO effective January 1, 2013.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors of the XMA Corporation I would like to welcome Marc Smith as the new President and CEO of XMA, “ said Fred Goodrich, XMA Board Member. “In his new position Marc replaces Jim Doyle, who has chosen to move on after leading XMA to its most successful year to date. Marc brings an impressive wealth of manufacturing and management experience to the company. We wish both Marc and Jim success in their new endeavors.”

Marc is an experienced leader with skills in building collaborative teams and creating business partnerships that drive improved organizational performance. Most recently he worked as Vice President of the Communications Business Unit for Gentex Corporation, an industry-leading high technology company in the warfighter protection, communications, and firefighter protection markets. Marc also held the positions of VP Global Sales and VP / General Manager during his very successful 18 year career with Gentex Corporation.

“Working with the customers and team members of XMA is a fabulous opportunity for me.  The current product and technical strengths of XMA support a strategic growth path which is well-positioned to meet the challenging demands of our customers”, said Marc. “The next generation XMA products are directly aligned to compliment the growing RF & microwave markets and working with XMA to bring these technical advancements forward is a welcomed challenge for all of us.  I personally wish to thank the shareholders and employees at XMA for providing me the tremendous opportunity to assist in moving the company forward”.

About XMA Corporation – Omni Spectra®
XMA Corporation was born in 2003 with the acquisition of the Omni Spectra® Connectorized Attenuators and Terminations products from Tyco Electronics, M/A-Com. The XMA team, which includes several former M/A-COM employees, started the company, not only to revitalize the Omni Spectra® product line, but also to manufacture the next generation of industry leading passive RF and microwave components, including the addition of power dividers/combiners, directional couplers, and a extensive variety of custom solutions to address their customer’s specific requirements. Today, XMA offers the original Omni Spectra® designed components and many new designs utilizing domestic, in-house processes including proprietary thin and thick fim fabrication. In 2010, XMA expanded this in-house capability with our soft-board technology processes in order to support the original Omni Spectra® Coupler and Divider products. The company continues to create new standard and customized solutions for some of the most advanced communications, military, and aerospace applications today.

XMA Corp. Introduces Coaxial Terminations up to 150 W

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Manchester, NH – XMA Corporation is pleased to announce the release of their 100 and 150 Watt Omni Spectra® Coaxial Terminations.  These terminations offer excellent VSWR across frequency ranges from DC to 12.4 GHz.  This new termination operates over a broad temperature range of -55 to 125°C making it suitable for many test, production, commercial, and military applications.  This Termination is RoHs and ITAR Compliant and a DFARS version is available.
XMA Corporation was founded in 2003 with the goal to restore the Omni Spectra® components and brand to a prominent position within the RF and microwave community.  Located in the historic Mill Yard in Manchester, NH, XMA products are Powered by Omni Spectra® resistive thin-film, thick-film, and printed circuit board technologies.  XMA maintains full domestic manufacturing capability and provides products that are well suited for commercial, military and aerospace applications.  With a broad catalog of standard products, upon which to build, and extensive custom capability, XMA is fast becoming a premier supplier for cost-effective solutions for a broad range of microwave applications.