Asian frequency products manufacturer Hong Kong X’tals Ltd, part of the Kolinker Group, has acquired a 40% shareholding in IQD’s specialist OCXO manufacturing division IQD FOQ GmbH for an undisclosed sum.
IQD FOQ (previously FOQ Piezo Technik) has over 30 years’ experience in developing high precision crystals and oscillators including specialist Clock Oscillators, VCXOs, TCXOs and OCXOs. Its modern 1500m2 facility based in Bad Rappenau, Germany, has a high degree of automation allowing for competitive manufacturing costs and flexible delivery lead-times. Processing of both AT and SC-cut crystals is carried out on-site supported by a class 1000 clean room, in-house PCB design & assembly and automated test facilities.
The Kolinker Group is a maker or frequency products test and measurement equipment. Established in 1989, Hong Kong X’tals owns four product factories in China and Hong Kong with a total annual production capacity of over 500 million units.