Customers will now have access to more sophisticated and state-of-the-art offerings at a location on the West Coast, in addition to other Edmund Optics facilities, domestically and internationally. “We are pleased to be able to now provide additional design and assembly services for our customer’s most demanding and complex applications within the region, but also globally”, says Greg Hollows, Vice President of Edmund Optics’ Imaging Business Unit.
In addition, new technology jobs will be created in Tucson. “This new facility will allow Edmund Optics to build a larger collaborative partnership with the institutions of the Tucson Optics Valley like the Arizona Optics Initiative (AOI) and Arizona Technology Council (AZTC)“ and show the company’s commitment to the region”, said Robert Edmund, CEO and Chairman of the Board.“ This facility has already hired six new engineers and plans to add additional technical talent over the course of this year.
Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading producer of optics, imaging, and photonics technology. Supporting the R&D, electronics, semiconductor, pharmaceutical and biomedical markets around the globe; EO products are used in a variety of applications ranging from DNA sequencing or retinal eye scanning to high-speed factory automation. Its huge inventory of stock and custom optics allows EO to take customer projects from design to prototype and volume production. EO’s manufacturing capabilities combined with its global distribution network and its extensive product catalogue has earned it the position of one of the world’s largest supplier of optical components.
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