||McLean, VA — ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has completed the acquisition of Applied Kilovolts Group Holdings, Ltd., a provider of precision high voltage power supplies for medical, scientific, pharmaceutical and food safety instruments. The company will become a part of the existing power solutions business area within the Exelis Geospatial Systems division.
Based in Sussex, UK, Applied Kilovolts posted 2011 revenues of $13.2 million and produces critical components for global analytical instrumentation customers under the brand names Applied Kilovolts and Brandenburg. Exelis will continue to market products under those brand names.
Contact: Exelis, Inc., 1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 1700, McLean, VA 22102 703-790-6300 fax: 703-790-6362 Web: http://www.exelisinc.com