Palomar Technologies Achieves Fifth Consecutive Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth and Profitability

Posted by Palomar Technologies MarCom Team on Wed, Jan 04, 2012

Carlsbad, CA – January 4, 2012 – Palomar Technologies, the world-leading provider of precision microelectronics and optoelectronic packaging systems, today announced that it has sustained revenue growth and profitability for a fifth consecutive year.

“The hard work and dedication of Palomar’s worldwide team and the loyal support of our customers has resulted in our fifth consecutive year of positive growth in revenue and profitability,” stated Bruce W. Hueners, president and CEO of Palomar Technologies. “We have continued to meet our customers’ complex packaging needs by providing high-precision wire bonding and die attach solutions and significantly increasing our bandwidth to address new opportunities. Our performance in 2011 has provided a solid foundation for continued expansion of the company to better serve our customers.”

In addition to fully automated wire bonders and die attach systems, Palomar Technologies offers prototyping, test and contract assembly packaging solutions through Palomar Technologies Assembly ServicesTM. Palomar Technologies Customer Services provides services such as bonder training and on-site support from Field Service Engineers and Process Development Consultants to ensure customers are achieving maximum performance on their systems.

Palomar Technologies was recognized for seven awards in 2011, including the New Product Introduction Award for the 3800 Die Bonder—the ultra flexible, high accuracy die attach machine launched in 2010—and the 2011 IMAPS Corporate Recognition Award.

Palomar Technologies continues its strong alliance channels with Hybond (manual bonder systems), GPD Global (precision fluid dispensing systems) and Royce Instruments (pull/shear testing equipment) to further support the complex microelectronic packaging needs among its large worldwide installed base.

Palomar Technologies is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, with offices in Germany and Singapore, employing a highly specialized staff of service technicians located around the world. For more information on current open positions, please email

About Palomar Technologies
Palomar Technologies, a former subsidiary of Hughes Aircraft, is the global leader of automated high-accuracy, large work area die attach and wire bond equipment and precision contract assembly services. Customers utilize the products, services and solutions from Palomar Technologies to meet their needs for optoelectronic packaging, complex hybrid assembly and micron-level component attachment. For more information, visit


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Wire Bonding Company, Palomar Technologies, Forms Alliances With GPD Global, Royce Instruments and Hybond

Posted by Palomar Technologies MarCom Team on Wed, Apr 22, 2009

CARLSBAD, CA - April 22, 2009 - Palomar Technologies, a world leader in providing solutions for microelectronic and optoelectronic packaging and experts in precision wire bonding, gold wire bond and high accuracy component placement systems, announced today it has formed alliances with GPD Global, Hybond, Inc., and Royce Instruments, Inc.

"The systems that these firms provide are very complementary to our precision wire bonding, automatic wire bonders and die bonders," said Bruce W. Hueners, President and CEO of Palomar Technologies. "These alliances will enable us to offer our worldwide customer base the most comprehensive options available, and truly make Palomar the 'one-stop-solution-shop' for microelectronic and optoelectronic packaging solutions."

GPD Global, headquartered in Grand Junction, CO, is a premier manufacturer of automated precision fluid dispensing systems. "We are excited about our new relationship with Palomar. With this alliance, our advanced precision dispense systems are now available as part of a complete microelectronics assembly line," said Sven Wedekin, Vice-President and General Manager of GPD Global.

Hybond, Inc., based in Escondido, CA, is a world-renowned designer and manufacturer of manual wire bonders, die bonders and wedge bonders. Since 1980, Hybond products have been instrumental in microelectronics development and production. Felix Mayorca, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, said, "It's a natural alliance... wherever you see a Palomar system you could also see a Hybond system."

Royce Instruments, Inc., located in Napa, CA, is an industry leader in bond testers and die sorters. The company provides compact bond testers with built-in SPC and networking, and versatile, low cost die sorters. Diane Cox, President, said, "With a 25 year record of innovation and excellent customer support, Royce Instruments looks forward to a fruitful and dynamic collaboration with Palomar."

About Palomar Technologies
Palomar Technologies, formerly part of Hughes Aircraft, is the world's foremost provider of high-precision wire bonders, gold wire bonders, die bonders and automated component placement systems. Palomar combines process development and contract assembly services to increase yield and lower costs for microelectronic device manufacturers in the telecommunications, medical, defense and aerospace and commercial high technology industries. For more information, visit

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