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Hitachi Foundation Recognizes Optimax

Optimax Systems, based in Rochester, grew from a struggling startup to what CEO Rick Plympton claims is largest optics manufacturer in the United States. Optimax achieves operational excellence by investing in cutting-edge technology, advancing its people, and sharing 25% of monthly profits with employees. 14 more words

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Harris Corporation to Acquire Exelis

Feb. 6, 2015 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) and Exelis, Inc. (NYSE:XLS) today announced a definitive agreement under which Harris will acquire Exelis in a cash and stock transaction valued at $23.75 per share, or an approximately $4.75 billion enterprise value. 871 more words

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It’s tough to get higher tech than the OptiPro Pro 80 GTS.

About the size of a phone booth, with a separate arm holding a control panel covered in buttons, dials and a touchscreen, the machine turns discs of glass into specialized, very precise, very expensive optics. 140 more words

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Optimax expects to grow its workforce in 2015

Increased sales in 2014 has Optimax Systems Inc. looking to hire in the new year.

While increasing the size of its Ontario, NY facility to 60,000 square feet over the last several years,  the company has also steadily increased the size of its workforce. 70 more words

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Pictometry CONNECTMobile on Android

Pictometry CONNECTMobile provides access to the highest quality aerial imagery in the world on your Android Tablet or Phone.

Pictometry International Corp. is a Henrietta, New York based company that provides detailed aerial photography. 46 more words

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Semrock achieves quality certification

The quality management system for Semrock Inc.’s  Rochester facility is newly certified as compliant to the ISO 9001:2008 standard.

Business standards company BSI issued the certification to the manufacturer of high-volume optical filters for the biotech and instrumentation industries. 118 more words

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Precision Drives JML Optical

It’s been a very exciting time in this industry,” Bob Bicksler, president and CEO of JML Optical, said. “Sophisticated electronics, matched up with software, has resulted in a tremendous transformation.” 144 more words

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