Tempe Antenna Manufacturer to Double Workforce, Size of Tempe R&D Facility

Galtronics March 9, 2017

Galtronics, the world’s leading antenna manufacturer, will double the size of its Tempe workforce and Tempe location this year. In anticipation of the hiring, the company has opened its new 18,000 square foot location. Galtronics intends to add at least 30 positions, including electrical, RF and mechanical engineers and support staff. For all hiring information, visit http://www.galtronics.com/category/career-postings/

The growing US demand for wireless products and the launch of new macro antennae products is spurring this growth, representatives said.

“We have been in Tempe for two decades and the decision to increase our investment and double our workforce comes at a very important time in the wireless industry as network expansion and densification continues”, explained President and CEO, Randy Dewey. “Our R&D center in Tempe is close to a very talented pool of wireless RF and mechanical engineers graduating from ASU. We look forward to many more decades of prosperity here.”

Galtronics has manufactured more than 1 billion antennas since its inception in 1978. The company got its start producing antennas for Motorola 2-way radios. Since that time, the company has grown to more than 750 employees around the world and has innovated products ranging from cell phone antennas to wireless systems for stadiums.

It is the only antenna company in the world that has solutions for DAS and Small Cell, Networking and Mobile.

“Galtronics is helping to build the world’s data highways of the future,” Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell said. “We welcome the global ingenuity that Galtronics brings to our community and we thank CEO Randy Dewey and CTO David Wittwer for choosing to invest in Tempe.”

Tempe is known as a tech-friendly community, employing about 20 percent of the regions high tech workers, according to Maricopa Association of Governments information.  More than 3,000 tech jobs have been announced in the last seven months in Tempe.  Businesses such as Endurance and ZipRecruiter have also recently doubled their space and workforce in Tempe. They name the city’s educated workforce, active lifestyle and amenities like Tempe Town Lake as reasons they continue to expand in Tempe.

About Galtronics:  www.galtronics.com

Galtronics, owned by Baylin (TSX: BYL) is a leading global wireless technology management company. Baylin focuses on design, development, manufacturing and delivery of leading wireless products and services. We aspire to meet our customers’ needs and anticipate the direction of the market. Galtronics offers custom and off-the-shelf antenna solutions from concept and design to production and delivery of products for the world’s leading wireless device OEMs and network carriers. Bring us your most complex antenna problem and our team of innovative and dedicated RF engineers will be sure to solve it with you. Together we will connect the world.

About the City of Tempe, Arizona: www.tempe.gov Tempe, Arizona is home to Arizona State University, Tempe Town Lake and the famous Mill Avenue. Located in the center of the Greater Phoenix Metropolitan Area and adjacent to Sky Harbor International Airport, Tempe is a diverse, innovative community of 165,000 residents, a workforce of 175,000 and a student base of approximately 200,000. The city attracts more than 4 million visitors annually.

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