MultiTech has been acquired by SmartWave Technologies, a Northlane Capital Partners platform company. The companies are combining operations to form the new MultiTech in order to accelerate adoption of IoT technologies across industry and commercial applications worldwide.

SmartWave Technologies, a Northlane Capital Partners (“NCP”) platform investment, has acquired Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of Industrial IoT communication devices and services. SmartWave Technologies, a market-leading provider of innovative industrial IoT end devices and MultiTech will operate as one under the MultiTech brand.



Introduced first Private LTE/CBRS access devices for industrial IoT and first 2.4GHz LoRa gateway.


MultiTech Achieves First LTE Cat M1 Device Approval for AT&T Network; announces Industry’s Smallest LTE Cat M1 System on Module - MultiConnect® Dragonfly™ Nano.


MultiConnect® mDot™ Achieves World's First LoRaWAN Certification for North America; MultiTech announces first nationwide IoT program for universities.


Stefan Lindvall named CEO. Launched 4G-LTE SocketModem® Cell and MultiConnect® rCell 100 Series 4G-LTE cellular routers as well as MultiConnect® Dragonfly™ Embedded Cellular System-on-Module (SoM); first Arm® Mbed™ cellular SoM listed on mbed.org.


Introduced industry leading LoRa® technology-based LPWA product portfolio and DeviceHQ® cloud-based device management and application store.


MultiTech and Physio-Control receive 2011 Connected World Value Chain Award for Mobile Healthcare Application.


The organization celebrates 40 years, introduces the Cellular Development Platform, an all-in-one, open source gateway.


To assist customers in transitioning from aging PSTN infrastructure, MultiTech introduces the MultiConnect® Analog-to-Wireless Converter as well as the MultiModem® rCell intelligent cellular router. Connected Development, a MultiTech company, is established in North Carolina to assist adopters with embedded systems design. The organization is certified by the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism, a voluntary government-business initiative designed to strengthen and improve global supply chain and U.S. border security.


Intelligence increases across the MultiTech product line to enable a new class of machine-to-machine applications.


MultiTech continues product innovation while renewing its committment to the environment by becoming RoHS compliant -- minimizing dangerous substances like lead and mercury in its products.


MultiTech incorporates GPS into its products and introduces CallFinder products.


FaxFinder® debuts and sells more than 800,000 units in first year. MultiTech also introduces the world's smallest embedded modem: RJ.


First cellular modems hit the market. Avaya names MultiTech Partner of the Year.


MultiTech receives Most Innovative Company Award from Inc. Magazine, purchases socket modem business from Conexant.

Milestones and rapid innovation

The Age of Expansion

Foudation and Business Building

The Formative Years