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Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc., was founded by entrepreneurial technocrat Dr. Ashok (Ash) Gorwara on November 11, 1989.

Planar Monolithics was founded basically to take advantage of the growing demand in monolithic-based products using the Hybrid MIC/MMIC technology innovations that are mushrooming in a big way all over the world.  High performance and reliable products can be obtained by using this technology.

A vacuum exists in the demand for state-of-the-art Hybrid MIC/MMIC Components and Subsystems.  Planar Monolithics will meet these requirements.

Planar Monolithics organization has been setup to Design, Develop, Manufacture, Test, and Market complex state-of-the-art:

  • Hybrid RF/Microwave and Monolithics Integrated Circuits (MIC/MMIC) and Components
  • Hybrid MIC/MMIC Supercomponents and Subsystems

Planar Monolithics provides its unique products for applications in space, military, communications, telecommunications, commercial, and consumer electronics systems.

Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc. has been set up to manufacture and market various MIC/MMIC (Microwave Integrated Circuits and Monolithics Microwave Integrated Circuits) Components, Supercomponents, and Subsystems for applications in Telecommunications, Terrestrial, Satellite, and Mobile-Radio Communications, Defense (ECM, ECCM, ESM, Radars, and Electronic Warfare), Cable-TV, Navigation and Marine Electronics, FAA/DOT-Avionics, Ground Based Systems, and Microwave Landing Systems.

Worldwide demand exists for High Reliability, Low Cost systems.  Such needs can be satisfied by Planar Monolithics by using its unique Hybrid MIC/MMIC Technologies and products that the team has developed called Application Specific Hybrid Microwave/Monolithics Integrated Circuits (ASHMIC/ASHMMIC*).  *Trademark of Planar Monolithics Industries.

A team of competent Technocrats and Management experts are in place, headed by Dr. Ashok (Ash) Gorwara who was the Co-Founder, President, and CEO of several other successful start-up ventures such as Planar Microwave Corporation, CA, Vitroc with Financial collaborations with Germany, Japan, USA, and Denmark.  The team has had over 3 patents and 60 technical papers and reports in print.


United States Patents by Dr. Ashok (Ash) K. Gorwara and Others Since 1971
Click: 4005418, 4032849, 3584306


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by Dr. Ashok (Ash) K. Gorwara and the Planar Team

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by Dr. Ashok (Ash) K. Gorwara and the Planar Team (Passcode Required)