Merrimac Industries announced that it had received a quarterly record of $9.3 million of orders in the third quarter ended Sept. 27, 2008. Satellite communications and radar applications comprised a major share of this new business, with more than $2 million of new orders based on the company's proprietary Multi-Mix Microtechnology multilayer circuit technology. According to the firm's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mason N. Carter, "We are pleased with this very strong performance. It is encouraging that this record booking level represents a good product mix with significant Multi-Mix content. This enhances our record backlog level."