News | April 30, 2014

LaCroix Optical Gears Up For DSS Conference

Source: LaCroix Optical Co.

LaCroix Optical Co. plans to attend SPIE’s Defense, Security & Sensing Conference on May 6-8 in Baltimore. The custom optics manufacturer will join more than 450 technology suppliers at the Exhibition of Core Technologies, the largest gathering of optics, lasers, sensors, infrared systems and optoelectronics on the east coast.

“We’re eager to visit with expo visitors about how we’re expanding the spectrum of our capabilities,” said Executive Vice President Kirk Warden.

Most recently, LaCroix Optical has announced new germanium and silicon optics, an extension of their grinding and polishing capabilities that has shown encouraging initial results.

While at the conference, the company also plans to keep it fun by holding a drawing for a remote-controlled helicopter featuring an onboard camera and gyros. Attendees may stop by Booth 1120 to register.

“We are looking forward to seeing familiar faces and meeting lots of new ones,” Warden added. “And we’re especially eager to discuss project challenges with visitors and how LaCroix Optical develops high-quality, domestically-manufactured custom optic solutions.”

The Exhibition of Core Technologies is free of charge and open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 7 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Located in Batesville, Ark., LaCroix Optical Co. focuses on serving optoelectronic OEMs as their projects scale from prototyping to high-volume production. With more than 65 years of industry experience, LaCroix Optical is a trusted manufacturer of custom photonics and produces sophisticated solutions for a variety of projects using extensive in-house capabilities for the medical, defense, industrial, astronomy, and scientific markets.

Visit LaCroix's Website for more information.

SOURCE: LaCroix Optical Co.