Press Releases

June 2016

Carlisle Acquires Micro-Coax

Maker of mission-critical, high frequency coaxial wire and cable and cable assemblies is a leading provider to defense, satellite, and test and measurement customers

June 10, 2016 (CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA) – Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL) today announced the acquisition of Micro-Coax, Inc., a leading global supplier of high-performance, high frequency coaxial wire and cable, and cable assemblies for mission-critical RF/microwave applications for [....] More

January 2016

Micro-Coax Announces Price Reduction on ARACON Fibers and Braids

Prices being reduced by forty percent

Jan. 27, 2016 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax announced today that the company has significantly reduced prices, as much as forty percent, on ARACON fibers and braids.

Micro-Coax is lowering their prices to support their long-term vision to make ARACON viable in commercial applications such as Civil Aviation and Wearable Electronics, where ARACON’s flexibility and weight savings provide an attractive alternative to [....] More

Micro-Coax Expands Line of Microminiature Coaxial Cables at DesignCon 2016

Adding three new cables and supporting connector options

Jan. 5, 2016 (Pottstown, Pa.)– Micro-Coax announced today that the company has launched three new microminiature coaxial cables and connector design capability to support them. They will be exhibited at booth #1055 at the DesignCon 2016 Expo.

The new cables are:

TGZ025D, a true flexible cable with an outer diameter of 0.65 mm, offering performance to 18 GHz and above.

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December 2015

Micro-Coax Hires New Technical Director to Support Company Growth

Jason Kraus will be focused in the test and measurement segment

Dec. 17, 2015 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax today announced the recent hire of a Technical Director, Jason Kraus, who will contribute to the company’s growth into the New Year.

Jason will work alongside fellow Technical Directors, Dan Birch, John Lewis and Ron Souders as well as Sales Director, SherryAnn Petrakis.

“The hiring of Jason comes at an opportune time when [....] More

April 2015

Micro-Coax Announces Expansion of RF Test Capability

Now Available to all Micro-Coax Customers

April 12, 2015 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax announces today the expansion of its RF test capabilities to 110 GHz. The company has taken delivery of the new equipment and is currently training their technical staff to fully leverage the capability.

Micro-Coax already produces coaxial cables designed to operate at 110 GHz, some as high as 400 GHz. The expansion of the new test capability allows [....] More

Lockheed Martin Recognizes Micro-Coax for its Third Consecutive Year of 100 Percent Quality and On-Time Deliveries

April 7, 2015 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax today announced that the company has been recognized for the third consecutive year by Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics Division for providing 100 percent quality and on-time delivery.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance combat, air mobility, and reconnaissance & surveillance aircraft, relies on its suppliers to provide key and critical products [....] More

November 2015

Micro-Coax Launches New Weight Savings Calculator for ARACON Brand

Nov. 17, 2015 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax announced today that the company has launched its new weight savings calculator for its ARACON® brand.

The calculator demonstrates the compelling weight savings achieved when conventional wire shielding is replaced with ARACON braided fiber.

“Besides providing the weight savings, our new calculator also details critical design information on both the ARACON and AA59569 copper braided EMI shields not found anywhere [....] More

August 2015

Drew Freed Appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Micro-Coax

Chris Kneizys Steps Down as CEO After 26 Years of Service

August 31, 2015 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax, a leading cable manufacturer for over 50 years who specializes in high quality custom transmission line solutions, today announced its Chief Operating Officer, Drew Freed, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Micro-Coax, effective August 24, 2015.

Mr. Kneizys stepped down after 26 years of dedication and service to the [....] More

May 2015

Micro-Coax Announces Sponsorship of 2015 Team America Rocketry Challenge

In support of the largest student rocketry challenge in the world

May 20, 2015 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax announces today their sponsorship in the 2015 Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC). TARC provides middle and high school students the opportunity to design, build and launch model rockets in a competition among approximately 5,000 students nationwide each year.

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Micro-Coax Announces 70 GHz Cable Assemblies

May 18, 2015 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax announces today that the company has expanded its offerings to include 70 GHz cable assemblies.

Made from UFC092D, a high performance flexible cable and Micro-Coax designed 1.85mm plug and panel jack connectors, the assemblies offer distinguishing performance for millimeter wave and digital systems at 50 Gbps and beyond. Additionally, the unique approach of designing and optimizing a full cable assembly insures [....] More

October 2014

Micro-Coax Announces First-Time Release of TVAC Cable Assemblies

Now Available to all Micro-Coax Customers

October 16, 2014 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax announces today the release of its TVAC Cable Assemblies to all customers. Thermal vacuum testing is a risk mitigation strategy utilized in some high-rel applications, notably space equipment such as satellites.

Micro-Coax TVAC test assemblies are thermal vacuum compatible for use in or into TVAC chambers. These assemblies utilize high performance [....] More

July 2014

Micro-Coax Hires Nineteen New Staff and Twelve College Student Interns

New Team Members Serve as Production Operations Workers and Interns

July 24, 2014 (Pottstown, Pa.) Micro-Coax today announced the hiring of nineteen new production operations employees and twelve college students as interns.

“Micro-Coax is pleased to continue hiring talented, hard workers to support the company’s growth,” said Chris Kneizys, Micro-Coax President and CEO.  “We are also thrilled to be mentoring college students [....] More

Micro-Coax Supports Growth with the Hiring of Six Employees

New Team Members Contributing to Company’s Development

July 24, 2014 (Pottstown, Pa.) Micro-Coax today announced the hiring of five new corporate employees with responsibilities in different sectors of the company.

“Micro-Coax has experienced significant growth in the first and second quarters of 2014,” Micro-Coax President Chris Kneizys said.  “We are thrilled to be adding such talented individuals to the team and are [....] More

May 2014

Micro-Coax Announces Price Reduction on Flexible Cable Assemblies

Price reduction applies to cable assemblies with SMA, 3.5mm and 2.92mm connectors

May 19, 2014 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax announces today price reductions for its SMA, 3.5mm and 2.92 high reliability cable assemblies. Allowing customers to purchase cables via the web store at a reduced price, Micro-Coax is saving their customers money while continuing to offer their well-known dependable products.

Available through the Micro-Coax [....] More

April 2014

Micro-Coax Mourns the Passing of Lloyd Deery, the Company’s First Hired Employee

Deery was hired in 1963 by parent company Uniform Tubes, Inc.

April 6, 2014 (Pottstown, Pa.) – It is with deep sadness that we mourn the death of Lloyd Deery of Pottstown. Deery, who recently celebrated his 51st year with Micro-Coax, died on March 21 at the age of 75, the company announced today.

Deery was hired in January of 1963 by Micro-Coax’s parent company, Uniform Tubes, Inc., and was instrumental in the early development of the [....] More

Lockheed Martin Recognizes Micro-Coax for its Second Consecutive Year of 100 Percent On-Time Deliveries with Zero Defects

April 1, 2014 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax today announced that it has been recognized for the second consecutive year by Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics Division for providing 100 percent on-time delivery with zero quality defects.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance combat, air mobility, and reconnaissance & surveillance aircraft, relies on its supply base to provide key and critical [....] More

February 2014

Micro-Coax Appoints New Technical Directors to Support Growth

Company Foresees New Positions Will Generate Long Term Revenue Opportunities

Feb. 18, 2014 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax today announced four technical directors that will contribute to the company’s rapid growth. The new positions will oversee respective market segments in marketing efforts, lead generation, pricing strategy and new product identification.

Micro-Coax employees Dan Birch, John Lewis, and Ron Souders will take on the new [....] More

December 2013

Micro-Coax Releases New Space Flight Cable Assembly

Micro-Coax Releases New Space Flight Cable Assembly

MCJ185A optimally sized for best possible insertion loss to 32 GHz

Dec. 2, 2013 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax today announced that it has released for sale its new MCJ185A Space Flight Cable Assemblies, the only Ka Band space flight assembly optimally sized to offer the best possible insertion loss to 32 GHz.

“This product will outperform all comparable [....] More

October 2013

Micro-Coax Launches Bulk Cable Web Store

New Online E-commerce Site to Enable More Efficient Cable Purchasing

Oct. 1, 2013 (Pottstown, Pa.) Micro-Coax today announced that it has launched its bulk cable online Web store, enabling customers to efficiently purchase a variety of Micro-Coax cables.   Micro-Coax's Web store, now live, offers 48 bulk cable items from an assortment of product families including: Semi-Rigid, UTiFORM and M-FLEX. Minimum cable length is five feet for Semi-Rigid [....] More

June 2013

Micro Coax Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Focus on Next 50 Years

Pottstown company has long history as a leader in radio frequency and microwave transmission line products, as well as composite EMI shielding materials

June 25, 2013 (Pottstown, Pa.) Micro-Coax celebrated its 50th anniversary last Friday with a company gala at the Phoenixville Foundry in Phoenixville, Pa., including employees, retirees, sales representatives, distributors, joint venture partner, the staff and guests. In all, 350 people [....] More

May 2013

Micro-Coax Adds Key Managers to Support Continued Growth

May 15, 2013 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax added key managers in Q1 2013 to support continued growth.

Tony Shekari of Bethlehem, PA, joins Micro-Coax as the Manager of Supply Chain. Tony had previously held Supply Chain leadership roles with B. Braun Medical and Sandvik Steel. He has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Oklahoma University and a Masters in Business Administration from DeSales University. Thea Giaquinto of West Chester, PA has recently been [....] More

April 2013

Micro-Coax Recognized by Lockheed Martin for 100 Percent On-Time Delivery with Zero Defects

Micro-Coax Honored For Attention to Detail and Commitment to Excellence

April 3, 2013 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax today announced that it has been recognized by Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics Division for providing 100 percent on-time delivery with zero quality defects. Lockheed Martin, a world-renowned aerospace, defense, security and advanced technology company relies on its supply base to provide critical components to meet [....] More

March 2013

Micro-Coax Adds Triaxial Test Set-up to Evaluate Surface Transfer Impedance

Micro-Coax Has Capability to Test at Low Frequency Ranges

March 13, 2013 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax today announced that it has implemented triaxial testing to evaluate surface transfer impedance at both high and low frequency ranges. The testing is performed in accordance with both the IEC 62153-4-3 for cables and braids and the IEC 62153-4-7 for connectors standards. Triaxial testing allows for low frequency testing of cables, [....] More

February 2013

Micro-Coax Expands Multi-Port Connector Systems to Include Integrated Loads/Terminations

Marketplace looks favorably upon this added capacity

February 11, 2013 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax today announced that it has expanded its multi-port connector systems, adding integrated loads/terminations, an addition that is looked upon favorably in the marketplace. Many customers are now using multi-port connectors systems featuring one big connector housing 12 smaller connectors. But not all 12 connectors are always used, which [....] More

January 2013

Micro-Coax named Company of Year by Schuylkill Valley APICS Chapter

Operations Manager Sean McDermott awarded Member of the Year by APICS

January 15, 2013 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax today announced that it was named 2012 Company of the Year by the Association for Operations Management (APICS) Schuylkill Valley Chapter. In addition, Micro-Coax Operations Manager Sean McDermott was named 2012 Member of the Year by the APICS chapter at an event Monday night. “We’ve partnered with the APICS [....] More

Micro-Coax’s First Hired Employee Celebrates 50 Years with Company

Lloyd Deery was hired in 1963 by parent company Uniform Tubes, Inc.

January 02, 2013, 2013 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Lloyd Deery of Pottstown recently celebrated his 50th year with Micro-Coax, the company announced. Deery was hired by Micro-Coax’s parent company -- Uniform Tubes, Inc. -- in January of 1963 and was instrumental in getting the Micro-Coax division up and running. He has held multiple positions in his tenure and works today in [....] More

December 2012

Micro-Coax Expands High-Vacuum Test Capability

Chamber Now Has Ability to Test Cable Assemblies at Intermediate Altitudes

December 12, 2012 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax announced today that its on-site high-vacuum chamber has been modified to enable the testing of cable assemblies at intermediate altitudes. Installed in 2007, the high-vac chamber has been used to perform space-altitude testing for quality control in satellite cable assemblies. Since then, Micro-Coax has [....] More

August 2012

Micro-Coax Hires Two Employees and Promotes Four Others to Bolster its Continued Growth

August 15, 2012 (Pottstown, Pa.)

Micro-Coax today announced that it has hired two employees and promoted four others as it continues growth in 2012 that’s been spurred by new product lines. “2012 has been a banner year for Micro-Coax, as we’ve seen growing sales in many of our product lines,” CEO Chris Kneizys said. “This has prompted the need for new hires. At the same time, some of our leading employees have been rewarded with [....] More

May 2012

Micro-Coax Adds SEM Microscope to Improve Focus on Reliability

Microscope enables company to locate and analyze potential defects in cables and connectors

May 1, 2012 (Pottstown, Pa.) – Micro-Coax today announced that it has added a new scanning electron microscope SEM to ensure it produces the highest-quality products available. A SEM produces images by scanning a sample with a focused electron beam. Electrons then interact with electrons from the sample; in turn that produces signals that contain [....] More