Sagem acquires Swiss company Colibrys SA
Sagem (Safran), the European leader in navigation systems, has acquired the Swiss company Colibrys SA, specialized in high-performance micro-sensors (acceleration and vibration) based on silicon MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical system) technology.
Colibrys has developed world-class expertise in this market, and is a leading supplier to the energy, robotics, defense, automotive, rail, instrumentation and infrastructure sectors. It is also a long-standing partner to Sagem, which uses Colibrys’ precision accelerometers in a wide range of systems chosen by today’s leading aircraft manufacturers (Airbus, Bombardier, Dassault Aviation, Eurocopter, HAL, etc.).
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Through this acquisition, Sagem expands its technology portfolio for navigation and stabilization solutions, building on its recognized expertise in inertial sensors, gyros (mechanical, laser, fiber-optic and vibrating) and accelerometers (pendulous and vibrating).
Source : Safran S.A. (Paris: SAF.PA)