Jenoptik further expands manufacturing capacity with a new class 5 clean room
Jenoptik triples clean room space at its Jupiter, Florida location to address increased global demand for optical systems.
Jenoptik Optical Systems, LLC, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance optical solutions, announces the expansion of its manufacturing operations in Florida. Jenoptik opened a new ISO 14644 Class 5 clean room with state-of-the-art filtration technology for high-precision optical assemblies to support applications with demanding cleanliness requirements like semiconductor and space flight instrumentation. Additionally, Jenoptik has extended site capabilities by investing in a new thermal vacuum chamber in the clean room. The Class 5 clean room complements the pre-existing ISO 14644 Class 7 clean room and triples the amount of clean room space in Florida.
Jenoptik’s continued expansion in Florida is the direct result of customer volume requirements for the company’s products. This new facility complements the clean room capacity in Huntsville, Alabama. The Huntsville facility is purpose-built to meet the rigorous requirements of leading-edge semiconductor-related manufacturing activities.
Jay Kumler, President of Jenoptik Optical Systems in North America, commented, "We are investing in differentiating technologies, advanced equipment and employees, and we are committed to meeting our customers’ expectations for higher levels of cleanliness and contamination control.”
Leading equipment manufacturers around the globe rely on Jenoptik’s products to build semiconductor devices, telecommunications equipment, digital projection, mobile devices, augmented reality, industrial automation and connected vehicles. Our optical systems are helping lead the digital transformation and internet of things.
As an integrated photonics group, Jenoptik divides its activities in three segments: Optics & Life Science, Mobility and Defense & Civil Systems. Its customers around the world mainly include companies in the semiconductor equipment manufacturing industry, automotive and automotive supplier industry, medical technology, security and defense technology as well as the aviation industry.
In regards Optical Systems, Jenoptik is one of the few development and production partners worldwide for optical and micro optical systems and precision components designed to meet the highest quality standards. Jenoptik offers solutions for optical glass, fused silica and crystals, infrared materials as well as plastic that can be coated in wavelengths from far infrared to DUV. Jenoptik also possesses outstanding expertise in the development and manufacture of micro optics for beam shaping used in the semiconductor industry and laser material processing. The product portfolio of the division also includes solutions for optical information and communication technologies, as well as defense and security.