Washington, D.C., January 22, 2020 – The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) today announced that Kaman Precision Products (Kaman), a division of Kaman Aerospace Corporation, has joined SIA as its newest Affiliate Member. Kaman is a leader in the design and production of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems including high precision sensors used by the satellite industry.
The Company’s KD-5100+ differential measurement system provides resolution to a nanometer of positional change. It is designed for night vision systems, precision telescope positioning, fast steering mirrors (FSM) for space-based and airborne applications, and image stabilization systems.
“We are pleased to welcome Kaman Precision Products to the Satellite Industry Association,” said Tom Stroup, President of the SIA. “Kaman’s expertise in providing precision sensors and instruments for the commercial satellite industry make them a great addition to SIA and we look forward to working with them as our newest affiliate member.”
“As we continue to work with many key players in the satellite industry, joining the Satellite Industry Association (SIA) will allow Kaman Precision Products to keep pace with the ever-evolving market and forge strong partnerships with leading satellite manufacturers and service providers,” said Mario Mazzotta, Director of Business Development – Kaman Precision Products. “We look forward to this collaboration as we work together to enhance current product offerings and innovate new products for the success of this growing industry.”
Affiliate membership in SIA is open to satellite companies as well as supporting entities that advocate and promote the domestic commercial satellite industry. SIA Affiliate Members receive a number of benefits including attendance at SIA’s Annual Association Meeting, participation in all open SIA meetings and most events (excluding the SIA Leadership Dinner) and SIA Member discounts to industry events. For further details regarding membership in SIA, please see the following link. https://www.sia.org/membership-categories/
About Kaman Precision Products Measurement Division
Kaman Precision Products Measurement Division is a worldwide leader in the design and production of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems using inductive, Eddy current technology. Recognizing that each customer has specific individual requirements, Kaman consults with customers to help choose the best sensor, conditioning electronics, and calibration for each application.
With more than 40 years of experience, our advanced family of high-precision position sensors is used in hundreds of applications in aerospace, automotive, energy, metals production, metalworking industries, and many others. Part of Kaman Corporation of Bloomfield, Connecticut, we design and manufacture our products at a state of the art production facility that meets AS9100/B and ISO 9001:2000 quality management system requirements.
About The Satellite Industry Association
SIA is a U.S.-based trade association providing representation of the leading satellite operators, service providers, manufacturers, launch services providers, and ground equipment suppliers. For more than two decades, SIA has advocated on behalf of the U.S. satellite industry on policy, regulatory, and legislative issues affecting the satellite business. For more information, visit www.sia.org.
SIA Executive Members include: Amazon; AT&T Services, Inc.; The Boeing Company; EchoStar Corporation; Intelsat S.A.; Iridium Communications Inc.; Kratos Defense & Security Solutions; Ligado Networks; Lockheed Martin Corporation; ; SES Americom, Inc.; Space Exploration Technologies Corp.; Spire Global Inc.; and Viasat, Inc.
SIA Associate Members include: ABS US Corp.; Airbus Defense and Space, Inc.; Amazon Web Services; Analytical Graphics, Inc.; Artel, LLC; Blue Origin; Eutelsat America Corp.; ExoAnalytic Solutions; Globalstar, Inc.; Glowlink Communications Technology, Inc.; HawkEye 360; Hughes; Inmarsat, Inc.; Kymeta Corporation; Leonardo DRS; Lynk; Omnispace; Satellites; Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Peraton; Planet; Speedcast Government; Telesat Canada; and XTAR, LLC.
SIA Affiliate Members include: The Aerospace Corporation; AQYR Technologies; COMSAT; Envistacom, LLC; Integrasys LLC, Kaman Precision Products; Kencast; Media Broadcast Satellite; NB+C; Newtec; ; Plexus Corp; Radeus Labs, Inc.; RUAG Space; Sheppard Mullin; and Wiley Rein LLP