LightWorks Optics Opens High Volume Production (HVP) Facility In Vista, California

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Phil Eads

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Tustin, CA – March 1, 2008 – LightWorks Optics, Inc., the leading solutions partner for advanced integrated optical systems development, has opened a High-Volume Production (HVP) facility in Vista, California. The new 10,000 square-foot facility will provide the necessary space for the expansion of LightWorks' state-of-the-art diamond turning capability, assembly integration and testing.

LightWorks Optics High Volume Production (HVP) Facility In Vista, California

This state-of-the-art facility, with highly-advanced engineering and technical support from the Tustin, California headquarters, will provide the capability and capacity for LightWorks to address the growing production demands of the space, defense and commercial optics markets. This new expansion will give LightWorks the ability to aggressively compete in the high-volume production of diamond-turned optical components and assemblies.

LightWorks Optics President Dan Barber states, “We look forward to the continued evolution of our company's growth with this expansion. This will enable LightWorks to continue its rapid growth by offering a more diverse selection of optical components and assembly products to the marketplace. We will continue our tradition of providing the best value and highest quality products possible. LightWorks is also able to provide competitive pricing on high-volume quantities based on the efficiencies of the new state- of-the-art facility. Further, this will give LightWorks the ability to provide cost- competitive optical components and assemblies to extended segments of our commercial markets".

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

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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