The FORDAHL Group was founded in 1981 and quickly established itself as a leader in the area of high end miniature FREQUENCY CONTROL PRODUCTS.
The Group has a tradition of World premieres including:
- first DIL 14 OCXO in 1986
- first TC-OCXO in 1987
- first 14 x 9 mm epoxy package in 1988
- first mass production batch process for epoxy packaged oscillators in 1998
- first mass production of 7 x 5 mm Stratum III TCXO's in 2003
- first Parametric multiplication in 2004
- first Pico steps DTCXO in 2009
Standard products include crystals, crystal oscillators, TCXO’s, VC-TCXO’s, VCXO’s and OCXO’s used in telecommunications, data communications, timing, navigation, military, aerospace and instrumentation systems. The availability of skilled labor has allowed FORDAHL, which is situated in the heartland of the time and frequency region of central Europe, to specialize in miniature ultra-stable oscillators.
The emphasis in research and design continue to be driven by the need to reduce size and power requirements and at the same time increase performance levels at lower cost. The FORDAHL Group has actively worked to become a true global player focusing on a wide range of products and services. Proximity to customers and complete traceability when projects move across international boundaries are essential ingredients for a continued growth in our industry.
The FORDAHL group Headquartered in Bienne, Switzerland with operating facilities and sales offices in North America, Europe and Asia is well known for its technical capabilities in both crystals and crystal oscillator manufacturing and design. The innovations and capabilities provided by the company reflect the trend toward higher frequencies, low cost designs and miniaturization, as well as more technologically-sophisticated integrated solutions.
Switzerland – Located in Bienne, Switzerland. Primary focus is on TCXO’s, PXO’s, and VCXO’s.
FORDAHL France, located near Lyon is responsible for our sales to the French market as well as for the sales of lower-end devices such as clock oscillators, simple crystals, etc… throughout Europe.
FORDAHL Deutschland focuses on better serving and supporting the local market as well as Eastern Europe. Germany has become the cornerstone of several global telecommunication companies and CEM’s.
FORDAHL LLC USA located in Indianapolis is the main coordination center for our North American operations. It is responsible for leading a team of independent representatives that provide technical and logistic support across the continent. Managing the flow of inter-continental opportunities makes this center instrumental for our future.
The FORDAHL Group has been working steadily towards fulfilling the needs of the market over the last 30 years. In the following pages, you will find a description of our standard generic products. We extend an invitation to you to discuss your requirements and welcome your comments. Please feel free to use our contact information so that we can respond to you, our customers.
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