Located in Stow, Massachusetts, RTI is a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced composite radomes that enclose and protect microwave, communications, electronic warfare and radar antenna systems without interfering with the transmission of signals. The Company also manufactures reflector antennas and structures. RTI specializes in highly technical radomes for difficult mission requirements such as: complex signal transmission and performance; environmental ratings such as nuclear blast or hurricane; submerged pressure ratings; and complex shapes. RTI radomes are used in applications on defense combat and surveillance aircraft, naval surface ships and submarines, and in the commercial aerospace market. RTI has a leading presence in airborne wideband communications systems for military and commercial applications. Defense platforms served by RTI include the RC-135, EA-18 Growler, B-52, Virginia Class submarine and the U.S. Navy surface ship fleet. RTI has approximately 180 employees.
CPI is a provider of microwave, radio frequency, power and control solutions for critical defense, communications, medical, scientific and other applications. CPI develops and manufactures products used to generate, amplify, transmit and receive high-power/high-frequency microwave and radio frequency signals and/or provide power and control for various applications including radar, navigation, electronic countermeasures, broadcasting, commercial and military communications, medical diagnostic imaging, radiation therapy, and for various industrial and scientific applications.
RTI’s patented technology and highly specialized products complement and extend CPI’s broad portfolio of microwave, radio frequency, power and control solutions. RTI and CPI serve several of the same markets and customers, and the two companies’ products are integral components of many of the same platforms.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Philpott Ball & Werner, LLC served as exclusive advisor to RTI.