CORNING, NY, August 4-Through a subsidiary, Corning Incorporated, provider of class and ceramics, has signed an agreement to acquire Optimum Manufacturing Corp. for inclusion in its Specialty Materials segment. Located in Charlestown, NH, Optimum is a manufacturer of precision-machined components serving the aerospace and defense, scientific, medical and communications industries. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
“Corning is very pleased to strengthen our role in the opto-mechanical value chain through this acquisition,” says Andrew Filson, business director – advanced optics, Corning Specialty Materials. “By bringing precision opto-mechanical structures into the Corning portfolio, we not only broaden our optics capabilities but also create greater value for our customers by being able to offer integrated designs and assemblies."
Corning Subsidiary to Acquire Optimum Manufacturing
August 20, 2008