Crane Aerospace & Electronics and Cochlear Limited Sign another 5 Year Contract

Tue, 01/25/2011 - 9:01am
Crane Aerospace & Electronics
Redmond, Wash. – January 17, 2011 – Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Crane Electronics, Inc., Microelectronics Solutions, a segment of Crane Co. (NYSE: CR), signed another five year contract with Cochlear Limited.

Faina Zaslavsky, Director, Microelectronics Solutions states, "We are proud of our long standing relationship with Cochlear that started over 15 years ago. This relationship has spanned several product evolutions and has been proven very successful partnering in bringing new products to the world market. Our customer relationships are built upon excellent service with a focus on product design, program management and engineering support. Our experienced engineering staff implements the latest technologies to miniaturize designs without sacrificing reliability."

Microelectronics Solutions has been a leading supplier of microelectronics for implantable medical devices for over 25 years and provides advanced miniaturization, design, co-development, validation and manufacture of hi-reliability microelectronic circuits from inception through product life cycle. Our manufacturing facility in Redmond, Washington features a full complement of sophisticated automation for production of high reliability microelectronic assemblies in compliance with MIL-PRF-38534 Class H and K; ISO 9001; AS 9100. Our capabilities include thick film ceramic circuit design and manufacture, chip & wire, die stacking, chip scale packaging (CSP), gold stud bumping and mixed technology assembly (SMT components mixed with bare dice on ceramic, green boards or flex).

Cochlear is the world leader in implantable hearing solutions. Since launching the first multichannel cochlear implant system more than 25 years ago, Cochlear has brought the miracle of sound to more than 230,000 individuals with hearing loss across the globe. Products marketed by Cochlear Americas include the Cochlear Baha® bone conduction hearing implant and the Cochlear Nucleus® cochlear implant system. For more information about Cochlear Americas products, call the Cochlear Hotline at 800/523-5798 (Voice) or visit

Crane Electronics, Inc., Microelectronics Solutions offers Interpoint brand chip scale packaging, advanced packaging, validation testing, obsolescence management and a turnkey supplier for many medical implant electronics, defense electronics and commercial electronics.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is a major supplier of systems and components for critical aerospace and defense applications. These systems and components are designed for some of the toughest environments -- from engines to landing gear; satellites to medical implants; and missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Product and service offerings are organized in solution sets, and include Cabin Systems, Fluid Management, Landing Systems, Microelectronics, Microwave, Power, and Sensing & Utility Systems. Products are manufactured under the brand names ELDEC, Hydro-Aire, Interpoint, Keltec, Lear Romec, Merrimac, P.L. Porter and Signal Technology. For more information on Crane Aerospace & Electronics, visit, and for Crane Co., visit Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. Crane Co. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CR).


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