|Satcom Direct has announced it will acquire True North Avionics. Photo: Satcom Direct
[Avionics Magazine 10-31-2016] Global aeronautical communications provider, Satcom Direct (SD), will acquire TrueNorth Avionics, a company based in Ottawa, Canada that manufactures cabin communications solutions. With the purchase of TrueNorth, SD aims to significantly expand its ability to provide advanced communications systems for business aviation aircraft, according to a statement released by the company.
Founded in 2006, TrueNorth Avionics designs, develops, and manufactures satellite communications solutions for business jets and avionics OEMs.
“The acquisition of TrueNorth will broaden our avionics product portfolio and enable us to accelerate our efforts to bring fully integrated communications solutions to our customers,” said Jim Jensen, Founder and CEO of SD.
TrueNorth will become a business unit within the SD family of companies focused on advanced avionics development. SD expects to close the transaction in the fourth quarter of this year.