For Immediate Release:
October 2012 – GORHAM, MAINE USA
Mega Industries LLC (Mega), an Anania & Associates Investment Company LLC (AAI) portfolio company and a world leader in high power RF components, received word it will be awarded a contract worth approximately $4,000,000 to supply components to the XFEL project at DESY in Germany.
The Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (German Electron Synchrotron), commonly abbreviated DESY, is a national research center in Germany which operates particle accelerators used to investigate the structure of matter. It conducts a broad spectrum of inter-disciplinary scientific research in three main areas:
- particle and high energy physics;
- photon science;
- and the development,
- construction and
- operation of particle accelerators.
Mega Industries manufactures RF solutions including Rigid waveguide, Semi-Flexible waveguide, Coaxial Transmission Line and their associated components. Mega is currently developing its own line of high power circulators to complement these products. Over the years Mega developed a customer base and dealer/representative network spanning the globe. This world leading reputation contributes greatly to receiving high value, international contracts such as the DESY award.
“We are very proud of the MEGA team as they continue to deliver world class quality, high power, RF components,” says AAI’s Chairman Peter V. Anania,
“Making them a preferred supplier to scientific projects, which are pushing the envelope of discovery, such as the XFEL project. Mega’s world renowned engineering capabilities serve to broaden their global appeal. It is extremely rewarding to see a Maine company, such as Mega, export products and services around the world to support such important
Mega Industries LLC is celebrating its 23rd year in business in 2012. However, including other legacy companies it acquired, its history goes back over 60 years to the 1950s. Mega manufactures waveguide and coax components which allow Scientists and Engineers to create RF Systems for research, medical and radar systems, including extreme high power (5 to 10 megawatts) and/or ultra-high vacuum (10-11 torr) needs.