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Schafer Corporation, formed in 1972, is a leading-edge technology company providing high quality products and professional services to our government and industry customers. Schafer's legacy is rooted in laser and directed energy programs. Today, our knowledge and experience supports all of the branches of the DoD and NASA. In addition to our core competencies, we provide support in a broad set of disciplines, including technology management, missile defense, commercial space, unmanned ground systems, public affairs, and modeling and simulation.
In March 1996, Schafer Corporation became an employee-owned business following employee purchases of Schafer common stock from Ogden Technology Services. In February 1998, Schafer acquired from General Electric the Vallecitos operation in our Schafer Laboratories division. On October 30, 1998, Schafer purchased certain assets and assumed certain liabilities of Litton/Professional Research Consulting, Inc. related to PRC's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency SETA business.
On December 19, 2008, Schafer Corporation was acquired by Schafer Intermediate Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Metalmark Capital Partners (C) II, L.P. and certain other parties. Schafer continues growing and expanding our services into new technology areas to include information technology, cyber, robotics, and network communication systems and products.