News | August 2, 2005

New Manufacturing Principles For New Optics Plant

Source: Janos Technology, Inc.

Keene, NH - A new, 40,000 square foot precision optics facility was opened in New Hampshire by Janos Technology. The building has the capacity to expand an additional 17,000 square feet and was creatively designed utilizing the latest lean and agile manufacturing principles with continuous improvement concepts. The new facility is home to Class 1000 clean rooms with a Class 100 rating in the assembly areas, new equipment and state-of-the-art information systems.

The newly designed plant will house the Janos Technology's 80 employees with an additional 15 positions available.

The manufacturer of precision infrared optics and optical assemblies, celebrated the grand opening of their new facility in Keene, New Hampshire with Governor John Lynch officiating at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Over 150 local and state dignitaries, media and Janos employees attended the event on Thursday, July 28, 2005. Welcoming speeches were presented by Governor Lynch, New Hampshire Senator Tom Eaton and Keene Mayor Michael Blastos. Both U. S. Senators John Sununu and Judd Gregg sent their respects from Capitol Hill by messenger and letters of congratulation. Acting president of Janos Technology, Bryan Torcivia and Janos' director of operations, Zsolt Pomazi were joined on the podium by the Monroe Group president, Phil Haag and Monroe Group's director of marketing, Mark Lenhart.

"The weather held steady at 75° F, the speeches were thoughtful and brief, it was a wonderful day," remarked Mr. Lenhart. "We'd like to thank all of the folks who helped with this event, especially our hard-working and ever-loyal employees." He added, "We would like to send a special thank you to the Governor and all the distinguished guests who joined us on this landmark day to help celebrate our company's vision and our future in Keene, New Hampshire."

SOURCE: Janos Technology, Inc.