Kester Overview

  • Founded
  • 1899
Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 684
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Financing Rounds
  • 3

Kester General Information

Description

Manufacturer and supplier of interconnecting materials, and related services for the electronic, and micro-component assembly markets. It offers solder pastes, thermal interface materials, bar solders, lead-free bar solder alloys, liquid fluxes, solid, and fluxed cored wires, tacky soldering fluxes, ultra-spheres, and solder forms solutions. The company's services include metal analysis; solder reclaim, including solder metal and dross, expired paste and spent paste containers, electronic components and lead clippings, circuit board blanks and trim, precious metal bearing wastes and scrap, and certified destruction services; and lead free solutions, such as alloys, component finishes, board finishes, flux and solder paste considerations, recommendations, references, and solder analysis calculator. It serves electronics manufacturing services providers and OEMs.

Contact Information

Website
Formerly Known As
Kester Solder
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Connectivity Products
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 800 West Thorndale Avenue
  • Itasca, IL 60143
  • United States
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Kester Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Kester Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Brian Deram Vice President, Research & Development
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Kester Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Kester Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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