Tempo Communications, a manufacturer of tools and test equipment for the global communications industry, announced its acquisition of Kingfisher International, an Australian-based manufacturer of handheld fiber-optic testers.
Effective July 1, 2023, the acquisition stands to accelerate the growth of Tempo within the fiber-optic installation and maintenance sector across the telecom, datacom, wireless, electrical and defense verticals, and others.
Kingfisher’s Australian-based manufacturing expands Tempo’s footprint with an additional regional center of competency, enhancing Tempo’s current global distribution network. As reckoned by a press release, the company's engineering expertise enhances Tempo’s existing technology, capacity, and capability within fiber-optic testing; and will accelerate product development of future fiber test solutions.
“We are excited to add Kingfisher to the Tempo family,” said Jason Butchko, President of Tempo Communications. “This acquisition will enable us to expand our product portfolio and provide our customers with a broader range of innovative solutions for installing, testing, and measuring fiber optic networks. We look forward to the innovation that comes from the combination of our two strong teams.”
Kingfisher International manufactures handheld fiber-optic testers for niche and mainstream applications across the telecom, datacom, wireless, defense, aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, Pro AV, and research sectors. Kingfisher is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia with global distribution across 70 countries.
“We are thrilled to join forces with Tempo,” said Bruce Robertson, President of Kingfisher International. “Together we will be able to offer our customers an even more comprehensive range of products and services.”
Tempo said it will add Kingfisher's technology to its growing portfolio of professional fiber optic tools for technicians. The offering includes product categories including Fusion Splicers and Cleavers, Optical Power Meters, Fiber Identifiers, Loss Testers, OTDRs, and other products.
Tempo Communications North American headquarters remains in Vista, CA, with its European HQ in Cwmbran, UK. Visit www.tempocom.com.