BARRINGTON, NJ - Edmund Optics (EO), a manufacturer and provider of precision optical components for business, industry and biotech applications, has announced the expansion of its capabilities in Europe to meet growing needs throughout the continent.

Edmund Optics' United Kingdom office has relocated into a newly-constructed 10,000 square-foot-facility in York, United Kingdom, which allows the company to continue to offer service, support and quick delivery to any point in Europe for its growing lines of EO designed and manufactured Techspec optics, imaging and photonics components. From this facility, all European shipments are sent from the East Midlands Airport to a distribution center in Cologne, Germany, providing customers with delivery by the next business day.

EO manufactures and stocks more than 21,000 off-the-shelf products for immediate delivery, including a selection that can rapidly address the most challenging biotech applications. The company also offers the capability to design and manufacture custom components through its extensive global production and manufacturing network.

"Edmund Optics is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of optical components for the biotech market," says Thomas Kessler, EO's vice president of European operations. "Our experience in micro optics manufacturing, asphere production and complex assemblies, coupled with our expertise in thin film coating design, make us uniquely qualified to service all areas of biotech research, development and production."