Monday, August 1, 2016

KYOCERA to Acquire Melles Griot KK for Optical Components

Kyocera agreed to acquire all shares in Melles Griot KK — a Japan-based manufacturer specializing in optical components which is currently a subsidiary of U.S.-based IDEX Corporation.

Kyocera Optec Co. specializes in optical components for the automotive market as well as for the factory automation (FA) and medical markets.

Melles Griot KK possesses development and manufacturing technology for large caliber lenses and high precision lenses used in FA devices. The Kyocera Group aims to strengthen its product lineup and expand its optical component business by maximizing synergies between the companies.

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