ULO acquires Laser Beam Products to expand manufacturing

IR and CO2 optics manufacturer ULO purchased metal mirro manufacturer Laser Beam Products (now LBP Optics).

Content Dam Lfw En Articles 2017 09 Ulo Acquires Laser Beam Products To Expand Manufacturing Leftcolumn Article Thumbnailimage File

IMAGE: ULO Optics has acquired Laser Beam Products to expand its UK manufacturing base for CO2 and infrared optics. (Image credit: ULO Optics)

Infrared optics manufacturer ULO Optics (Hertfordshire, England) purchased Laser Beam Products (Bedfordshire, England), manufacturer of precision scientific and industrial mirrors. Continuing its plans of growth through diversification, the acquisition now gives ULO two manufacturing sites within the UK. The new site in Bedfordshire will now operate as LBP Optics.

RELATED ARTICLE: Laser-assisted micro-LAM process cuts through infrared optics

ULO Optics has been designing, manufacturing and supplying carbon-dioxide (CO2) and infrared laser optics since 1982. They also manufacture a range of CO2 and 1 micron fiber-compatible beam delivery systems.

LBP Optics has 27 years of expertise designing and manufacturing a unique range of chemically polished metal mirrors for use in the industrial and scientific laser marketplace. Their mirrors are used in applications from CO2 and fiber laser cutting and welding, through to medical and dental lasers, gas sensing, and spectroscopy.

The companies have worked closely together for many years and saw the benefits of an acquisition for their customers. They can now offer increased production capacity, extended metrology capability, and additional technical expertise and resources. They will also be implementing ISO9001:2015 accreditation across all LBP Optics operations.

SOURCE: ULO Optics; http://www.ulooptics.com

More in Optics