CVI Technical Optics acquires Quality Laser Optics

ONCHAN, Isle of Man, 24 April 2006. CVI Technical Optics has acquired Quality Laser Optics Ltd (QLO) of Ballasalla, Isle of Man. The acquisition will increase its European manufacturing capacity by more than 25 percent; add new material processing capabilities, such as phosphate disc polishing to its product mix; and improve the company's flexibility to serve its customers worldwide.

Apr 23rd, 2006

ONCHAN, Isle of Man, 24 April 2006. CVI Technical Optics has acquired Quality Laser Optics Ltd (QLO) of Ballasalla, Isle of Man. The acquisition will increase its European manufacturing capacity by more than 25 percent; add new material processing capabilities, such as phosphate disc polishing to its product mix; and improve the company's flexibility to serve its customers worldwide.

"We are combining two complementary companies to create a single trusted source for spherical lenses, cylindrical lenses, multi-element lenses, waveplates, polarizers, beamsplitters, filters, windows, large format optics, mounts, and opto-mechanical sub-assemblies," says Dr. Helmut Kessler, general manager of CVI Technical Optics.

Serving semiconductor, biotech, industrial, commercial, aerospace, and research industries, CVI has 30 years of optics manufacturing expertise.

CVI is a manufacturer of optical components, providing engineering, rapid prototype delivery, high-volume production, and system integration for challenging optical requirements.

Headquartered in Albuquerque, N.M., CVI operates manufacturing facilities in New Mexico, California, the British Isles, and South Korea with sales representatives and distributors located worldwide.

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