Solid State plc manufactures and sells electronic equipment in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Asia, North America, and internationally. Its value added distribution division distributes semiconductors, related electronic and optoelectronic components, modules, and displays for use in the Internet of Things, embedded processing, control, wireless and wired communications, power management, optical emitters and sensors, and LED lighting. The company's manufacturing division is involved in the design, development, and supply of portable power and energy storage solutions; rugged and industrial computers; and advanced communication systems, including video transmission products, wideband antennas, and advanced high bandwidth radios, as well as batteries and mobile power solutions. It serves customers in medical, oil and gas, military and security, aerospace, environmental and oceanographic, original equipment manufacturing, and contract electronics manufacturing. The company was formerly known as Solid State Supplies plc and changed its name to Solid State plc in May 2006. Solid State plc was incorporated in 1963 and is based in Redditch, the United Kingdom.