LightWorks Optics Hires Erik Stover as Senior Manufacturing Engineer

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Lisa Belodoff


Tustin, CA – May 13, 2010 – LightWorks Optics, Inc., the leading provider of design engineering and production solutions for precision optical assemblies, systems and components, is pleased to announce the hire of Erik Stover as Senior Manufacturing Engineer.

In his new role, Stover will be responsible for providing technical engineering support on all customer projects within the aerospace, defense and commercial programs, including development of manufacturing processes, acceptance procedures, and all aspects of integration and testing to ensure compliance with customer specifications.

“Erik’s strong sales and manufacturing management expertise will provide a significant contribution to our overall technical capabilities,” said Tony Holloway, LightWorks Optics’ Manufacturing Engineering and Test Manager. “We have high expectations for Erik and believe he’s a great addition to our project manufacturing team.”

Prior to joining LightWorks Optics, Stover worked at Janos Technology for six years, serving as an Advanced Technologies Manager, where he directed the sales and manufacturing operations for custom/prototype optical components and assemblies. He also worked for two years as an Optical/Test Engineer for Ball Aerospace, and held other engineering positions at Janos Technology for five years. Stover served in the U.S. Navy as an Electronics Technician in the Calibration Laboratory, responsible for the troubleshooting and repair of radar, communications, navigation and weapons systems for flight missions.

Stover will soon receive a B.S. Degree in Computer Science from Regis University. He attended various U.S. Navy training schools for electronics repair and metrology calibration of test equipment and is also proficient in specialty optics testing using interferometers, contact stylus, spectrophotometers and optical profilometers.

For more information about LightWorks Optics, Inc., please call 714-247-7175, or visit the new website at

About LightWorks Optics, Inc.

Founded in 1997, LightWorks Optics, Inc. is the leading provider of precision optical subassemblies, systems and component solutions. The company’s award-winning design engineering and production capabilities meet the complex optical needs of customers in the biomedical, medical device, aerospace, defense and commercial industries. The photonic applications may be diverse, but all LightWorks Optics products share a common focus on rapid development, excellent value, and high performance. The company is employee-owned and ISO 9001:2008 certified.

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