Acquisition Expands Navitar’s Integrated Imaging Solutions Business Photonics West, January 31, 2017 — Navitar Canada, Inc. (Navitar), an innovative manufacturer of precision optical solutions, announced today the purchase of PixeLINK®, a leading developer of digital cameras for use in industrial, life science, and other advanced imaging applications. Based in Ottawa, ON, Canada, PixeLINK manufactures, optimizes...Continue Reading
High-tech manufacturing company recognized for achievements in the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program OptiPro Systems, LLC, a world leader in precision optics manufacturing equipment, was honored with the 2016 Tibbetts Award for their achievements in innovation and job creation as a participant in the SBIR program. The company credits the program to helping develop solutions...Continue Reading
FluxData Inc. has been acquired by Halma PLC, a United Kingdom-based safety, health and environmental safety group. The deal is expected to nearly double the local workforce, company leaders said. FluxData employs 21 people and expects to add another 18 locally and two more in China as a result of the acquisition, FluxData president Pano...Continue Reading
University at Buffalo researcher Paras Prasad, an internationally recognized expert in optics and photonics, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). NAI Fellow is the highest professional distinction accorded by the organization to academic researchers who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that...Continue Reading
2016: A lot to be grateful for! On December 14, the New York State Photonics Board announced the location of the nation’s test, assembly and packaging facility. The TAP facility will colocate with ON Semiconductor in the City of Rochester. This is another milestone for AIM Photonics in an international competition that holds great promise...Continue Reading
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