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During the 19931994 fiscal year, National Optics Institute (Ste.Foy, Quebec, Canada) received $3.25 million in revenues from R&D contracts. . . . Alpine Research Optics (Boulder, CO) doubled its manufacturing facility to 5500 ft2 to accommodate an increase in orders for OEM ultrafast lasers and ultraviolet optics. The company also hired sales manager Wayne Pantley, previously of Newport and SpectraPhysics. . . . Optis (Toulon, France) appointed distributors Diverse CAE (Cambridge, England), Tact

During the 19931994 fiscal year, National Optics Institute (Ste.Foy, Quebec, Canada) received $3.25 million in revenues from R&D contracts. . . . Alpine Research Optics (Boulder, CO) doubled its manufacturing facility to 5500 ft2 to accommodate an increase in orders for OEM ultrafast lasers and ultraviolet optics. The company also hired sales manager Wayne Pantley, previously of Newport and SpectraPhysics. . . . Optis (Toulon, France) appointed distributors Diverse CAE (Cambridge, England), Tactron Electronik (Munich and Stuttgart, Germany), Fourier Technology Ltd. (Hsinshu, Taiwan), Hana Engineering Co. (Seoul, Korea), Indo French High Tech Equipment (Bombay, India), S. GhilaeOptical Engineering (Tel Aviv, Israel), and Calipo (Ensenada, Mexico). . . . General Scanning Inc. (Watertown, MA) appointed Optikon Corp. (Waterloo, Ont., Canada) as the company`s Canadian representative. . . . Lightning Optical Corp. (Tarpon Springs, FL) hired Robert Drouse as manager of sales and marketing. Drouse was a senior product manager at Schott Glass Technologies Inc.

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