The name C-MAC was first used in 1986, but our history stretches back more than 60 years…
Foundation of C-MAC as an outsourcing electronics assembly provider to the communications market by small group of investors, led by Canadian entrepreneur, Dennis Wood and establishment of Sherbrooke (Quebec, Canada) facility. Introduction of thick film printing and hybrid technology.
Rapidly grown organically and by acquisition of assets from a number of upstream industry players including Nortel, GEC Plessey and Thomson CFS.
Acquisition of assets including the former Sprague Electromag Ronse facility (established in 1961)
Company reaches USD 1.5 billion in revenues with global footprint of more than 20 manufacturing facilities in Europe, North America and Asia.
Solectron acquires C-MAC
Solectron integrates most of the business and residual grouping of technology companies (C-MAC) is sold to US-based PE firm Francisco Partners and Shah Capital.
C-MAC’s Frequency Control Products (FCP) division is sold to New Zealand based Rakon Ltd.
High-reliability microelectronics business is divided into UK-based defense as well as the automotive, aerospace and industrial business located in Belgium and Canada.
C-MAC divests UK Defense division to API Technologies.
Successful MBO of the combined C-MAC Ronse, Belgium and Sherbrooke, Canada businesses.
C-MAC team agree an aquisition by a major German investment group.
C-MAC Group expands European operations by establishing C-MAC SMT in the U.K.