Horsham, PA, August 28, 2018 - Avo Photonics, a leading provider of opto-electronic product design, development, and manufacturing services, announced today that they have commissioned a major investment in automated equipment for photonic component and system production. The added automated infrastructure includes die bonders, wire bonders, laser welders, multi-fiber polishing, precision micro-optic alignment stages, and other equipment that increases Avo’s capacity and capability.

Dr. Joseph Dallas, President of Avo Photonics, commented: “We are seeing unprecedented growth in the need for custom photonics from all sectors, and particularly from the health care and communications markets. To meet the need for increased capacity we are investing significantly in both automated and manual production, which gives us the broadest range of options to meet our customers’ quantity and cost goals.”

In addition to the automated equipment Avo has more than doubled its production personnel in the last year. “As our volumes increase and we expand into new markets we are growing our team and cross-training personnel for new tool sets and processes.”

About Avo Photonics

Avo Photonics provides custom design, prototyping, and contract manufacturing services for customer-owned, opto-electronic components and systems. Markets include Communications, Medical, Industrial and Aerospace. Avo Photonics is an ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified, US-based photonics contract manufacturer. To find out more, visit www.avophotonics.com.