Building its position in fiberoptics, Newport acquires EOS

Newport Corp. (Irvine, CA) has paid an undisclosed sum to purchase Environmental Optical Sensors Inc. (EOS; Boulder, CO), a manufacturer of external-cavity tunable diode lasers, drivers, and software commonly used in wavelength-stabilization equipment. The move broadens Newport`s product offering in fiberoptic communications, the fastest growing of Newport`s market sectors, according to Robert G. Deuster, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Newport. The company expects to find ot

Building its position in fiberoptics, Newport acquires EOS

Newport Corp. (Irvine, CA) has paid an undisclosed sum to purchase Environmental Optical Sensors Inc. (EOS; Boulder, CO), a manufacturer of external-cavity tunable diode lasers, drivers, and software commonly used in wavelength-stabilization equipment. The move broadens Newport`s product offering in fiberoptic communications, the fastest growing of Newport`s market sectors, according to Robert G. Deuster, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Newport. The company expects to find other applications of the technology it is acquiring in addition to telecommunications.

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