Edmund Optics opens assembly and advanced design facility in Tucson

Feb. 17, 2021
The 21,225-sq-ft facility in Tucson, AZ will support advanced optical design efforts and high-volume manufacturing services.

Optical and imaging components manufacturer Edmund Optics (Barrington, NJ) has opened a new Assembly and Advanced Design Facility in Tucson, AZthe second location for the company in the state. The 21,225-sq-ft facility will support advanced optical design efforts and high-volume manufacturing services, including cleanroom assembly and incoming inspection with numerous testing capabilities such as modulation transfer function (MTF), stray light, thermal cycle, shock, and vibration.

Customers will now have access to more sophisticated commercial and ITAR-compliant offerings at a regional location on the West Coast, in addition to other Edmund Optics facilities, domestically and internationally. 

In addition, new technology jobs will be created in Tucson. This new facility will allow Edmund Optics to build a larger collaborative partnership with Arizona Optics Initiative (AOI) and the Arizona Technology Council (AZTC),” says Robert Edmund, CEO and Chairman of the Board. It solidifies our commitment to Tucson and AZTC Optics Valley initiatives.” This facility has already hired six new engineers and plans to add additional technical and skilled assembly talent over the course of 2021.

Source: Edmund Optics press release via PR Newswire – February 15, 2021

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