Jenoptik further expands manufacturing capacity
JENOPTIK Optical Systems, LLC adds 8,100 square feet of manufacturing space to the Jupiter, Florida facility with the addition of a new optical assembly building.
Jenoptik, an industry leader in high performance optical systems and healthcare & industry solutions, announces the newest expansion of its manufacturing operations in Florida. With the additional optical assembly area adding 8,100 square feet, the total production, engineering, and administrative footprint of the facility now totals 70,875 square feet.
Construction on the new assembly building will be completed in November 2018. The flexible manufacturing space offers a contamination-controlled environment and can be configured as required for future projects. 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.”
This expansion follows the addition of the facility’s new ISO Class 5 cleanroom in October 2017. Jenoptik’s ongoing expansion in Jupiter, Florida is the direct result of tremendous growth realized in support of increasing customer production requirements for the company’s products. The Jupiter facility designs, manufactures, and services optical systems that enable cutting-edge technologies for OEMs around the globe.
Jenoptik is a globally operating technology group, which is active in the three segments Optics & Life Science, Mobility and Defense & Civil Systems. Optical technologies are the very basis of our business with the majority of our products and services being provided to the photonics market. Our key target markets primarily include the semiconductor equipment industry, the medical technology, automotive and mechanical engineering, traffic, aviation as well as the security and defense technology industries.
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.