Hypertac acquires connector company

Hypertac, a provider of electrical-connector and interconnect solutions, has announced that its parent company, Smiths Interconnect, has completed its USD185m (GBP120m) purchase of Interconnect Devices, a designer and manufacturer of probe technology for use in industrial/semiconductor testing and connector applications.  

The Kansas City-based company will become part of the Connector Technology Group within Smiths Interconnect.

The acquisition will add a range of connectors, as well as new spring-probe and related socket-design capabilities, to Hypertac’s existing portfolio.