- Founded in 1967 by Hugh A. Hair and Carl W. Gerst Jr. as a supplier of microwave components and subassemblies to the defense electronics market, today's Anaren is a major innovator of standard products and custom microwave and RF technology. With five facilities worldwide, our company is organized into two operating groups, each one targeting a major industry sector: Space & Defense Group, Wireless Group.
Our products are the result of innovative engineering, design, materials processing, and world-class volume manufacturing -- and have in common our core competency in high-frequency electronics. Anaren's custom products are sold directly to OEMs, whereas our standard components are sold/serviced through our worldwide network of technical field-sales representatives and quality stocking distributors.