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Laser Focus World’s compiled list of links to optics/photonics company, university, and other institutions’ statements on COVID-19 shows that safety is paramount, and the industry is crucial to solving pandemic problems. By John Wallace Covid Company Responses To help keep Laser Focus World’s audience up to date on the state of the optics and photonics...
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The defense titan is also offering up its fleet and facilities for relief and response efforts. By:Lou Whiteman **Link to Original Article** Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) said Friday morning that the company intends to advance more than $50 million to small- and mid-sized suppliers to ensure there are no disruptions in the defense contractor’s supply chain....
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(Reuters) – United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday. United Technologies and Raytheon are seeking to pool resources through what would be the biggest merger...
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Vincent Associates®, the manufacturer of Uniblitz® Shutter Systems, announces that 2019 is the company’s 50th year in business. The company’s commitment to providing quality state-of-the-art electronic shutter products to the photonics, health science, photography, film, robotics, defense, and aerospace industries has made reaching this milestone possible. Founded by Andrew W. Vincent in 1969, Vincent Associates...
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A new optics manufacturing enterprise has joined the New York Photonics Cluster: Vertex Optics. Jayson Tierson and Joseph Serio have a combined 45 years of experience in optics manufacturing, process development, and business management. The two now bring that expertise to bear on high-end, precision optics manufacturing with a new optics company: Vertex Optics. Vertex...
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Luminate (a program of Nextcorps) announced the 10 companies selected to take part in the second cohort of New York State’s Luminate NY accelerator competition in Rochester. The finalists selected include optics, photonics and imaging start-ups who were selected after pitching their innovative ideas to an advisory panel comprised of industry experts at the Luminate...
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IDEX has expanded its presence in Rochester, New York, with the construction of a new state-of-the-art optics facility. The 100,000 square-foot site includes both manufacturing and research and development activity, consolidating the Semrock and Melles Griot businesses based in Rochester with the Carlsbad, California business, which has traditionally specialized in lasers and integrated optical systems. The new...
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Corning Incorporated’s Office of STEM is launching a new cycle of the Technician Pipeline Program (TPP) in Rochester!  This program includes a salary of $25,000/yr PLUS job placement during the program and a full 2 year scholarship that includes tuition, books, and fees to earn an Associate’s Degree (AAS) in Optical Systems Technology from Monroe...
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Chamber of Commerce president, Bob Duffy, Jim Sydor from Sydor Optics, and some East High Alumni toured two program at East High School (Rochester, NY). There are two program at East: East High School Precision Optics Manufacturing Opthalmology / Optometry Lab in the same building across the hall While they were touring, a visiting ophthalmologist...
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In 2001 we began running a series of ads in trades like Laser Focus World and Photonics Spectra promoting Rochester and the Finger Lakes Region as an international center for optics, photonics and imaging. These four OPI workers from the region were our models.  Do you recognize them?  Did you work with them?  Where are...
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