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Aerospacelab Successfully Acquires AMOS

PVCC before launch. Credit: Aerospacelab

Ibadan, 16 April 2024. – Aerospacelab has announced the acquisition of AMOS, a company known for its opto-mechanical systems widely used in astronomy, space and other industries. The acquisition marks a significant milestone for the two aerospace companies, jointly entering a new era in advanced space technologies and opening new markets respectively.

With a unique approach to vertical integration, this acquisition will reinforce Aerospacelab and AMOS’ market reach and product offerings through access to a wider range of solutions to meet the diverse needs of customers across various sectors, including telecommunications, Earth Observation, navigation, astronomy, scientific research and industry.

Speaking on the acquisition, Benoit Deper, CEO of Aerospacelab, said, “This strategic acquisition represents a pivotal moment for both organizations as we combine our expertise, resources, and talents to accelerate technological advancements in satellite manufacturing and deployment. Together, we aim to foster a culture of innovation that will drive the development of cutting-edge space technologies, ensuring we remain at the forefront of the industry.”

The CEO also added, “By leveraging the talent and resources of the AMOS team alongside Aerospacelab’s extensive products portfolio, including turnkey satellites, satellite platforms, avionics and subsystems, the ultimate objective is to establish a path towards efficient and affordable access to space.”

Similarly, Damien Kaivers, CEO of AMOS, added, “This new chapter of growth and innovation reaffirms our commitment to adaptability and embracing change in order to thrive in the dynamic business landscape. We bring forty years of deep expertise in a wide variety of critical optical technologies for space and ground applications. Together, we will explore clear synergies to craft innovative solutions to meet our customers’ needs and continue to strengthen the legacy business of AMOS, such as professional astronomy, institutional space and test facilities.”

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