CVI Melles Griot acquires Coherent Imaging Optics

Oct. 1, 2007
October 1, 2007, Albuquerque, NM--CVI Melles Griot has acquired Coherent Imaging Optics Ltd. (CIOL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Coherent.

October 1, 2007, Albuquerque, NM--CVI Melles Griot has acquired Coherent Imaging Optics Ltd. (CIOL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Coherent. CIOL has been a supplier of critical infrared optical components for advanced thermal imaging and other electro-optic systems for over 20 years. Terms of the deal were not released.

According to Stuart Schoenmann, CEO of CVI Melles Griot, the acquisition enables CVI Melles Griot to meet customer demand with local manufacturing for defense contracts and provides new capabilities to manufacture infrared imaging optics and assemblies.

"This acquisition increases our infrared optics manufacturing capacity, brings us unique coating technologies, and further strengthens our European manufacturing presence," he said.

According to Robin Henderson, managing director for CIOL, the company will be focused on developing its site as CVI Melles Griot's Center of Excellence for infrared imaging optics fabrication and coatings. Henderson will be leading the new CVI Melles Griot division through the integration and will report directly to Schoenmann.

Sponsored Recommendations

Request a free Micro 3D Printed sample part

April 11, 2024
The best way to understand the part quality we can achieve is by seeing it first-hand. Request a free 3D printed high-precision sample part.

How to Tune Servo Systems: The Basics

April 10, 2024
Learn how to tune a servo system using frequency-based tools to meet system specifications by watching our webinar!

Motion Scan and Data Collection Methods for Electro-Optic System Testing

April 10, 2024
Learn how different scanning patterns and approaches can be used in measuring an electro-optic sensor performance, by reading our whitepaper here!

How Precision Motion Systems are Shaping the Future of Semiconductor Manufacturing

March 28, 2024
This article highlights the pivotal role precision motion systems play in supporting the latest semiconductor manufacturing trends.

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Laser Focus World, create an account today!