For Immediate Release
Boston, MA – On June 14, 2011, Artemis (“Artemis”) closed a minority growth equity investment in Janis Research Company, LLC (“Janis”). Based in Wilmington, MA, Janis is a world-class designer and manufacturer of high quality cryogenic research equipment, including both cryogen-cooled and cryogen-free cryostat systems. Founded in 1961, Janis’s customer base has grown to include some of the world’s best-known research centers, academic institutions, and largest corporations. These customers use Janis’s cryogenic systems to conduct low and ultra low temperature research across a broad spectrum of research and development fields, both scientific and commercial. With fifty years of experience and nearly a third of its employees holding PhDs, Janis is a performance-proven and highly-respected player in the cryogenic industry, with a reputation for best-in-class engineering and design capabilities, quality manufacturing, ease-of-operations, day-after-day reliability, and superior post-delivery customer support. With the growth capital and strategic and operational assistance of Artemis, Janis is poised to capture the ever-growing demand for low temperature research and development.
For Immediate Release
Boston, MA – On February 25, 2011, Artemis (“Artemis”) completed a minority growth equity investment in KCB Solutions, LLC (“KCB”). Located in Shirley, MA, KCB was incorporated in 2003 to address a growing need in the military, aerospace, and commercial markets for high-quality Radio Frequency (“RF”) and microwave surface mount microelectronic components. In the eight years since its founding, KCB has developed into a trusted and skilled design and manufacturing partner to the largest OEMs of advanced communication systems. Today, KCB provides its customers a suite of integrated circuit (“IC”) technologies including amplifiers, attenuators, data convertors, modulators, oscillators, phase shifters, sensors, and switches, along with a host of services – from customized product design to post-production testing. Leveraging its partnership with Artemis, KCB is uniquely positioned to address the increased demand in RF microwave and millimeter frequencies needed for real-time data and mobile communications.