EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, January 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
Suzhou based Jingfang Optotelectronics (WLOPT), in collaboration with Beauchamp Beer B.V, acquired the Dutch optical precision components and assembly designer and manufacturer Anteryon to steal a march on new opportunities.
The Eindhoven-registered manufacturer Anteryon was spun off from Philips, one of the largest electronics companies in the world, in 2006 and today delivers cutting edge and customer specific optical components and related services for business and consumer markets.
Its core technologies comprise of IP and a proprietary world class replication technique to produce high end hybrid optical lenses combined with ultraprecise glass and surface structuring, optical and mechanical coatings and opto-mechanical and -electronic assemblies including Hyper Spectral Imaging. Industrial applications range from Semiconductor, Industrial Sensing/Scanning, Construction, Agriculture, Medical and Security and Consumer applications range from 3D scanning, AR/VR, IOT, Imaging and Automotive.
"This acquisition is an important milestone in WLOPTs long-term growth strategy and provides WLOPT with access to key technologies for the development of miniaturized optical solutions for high-volume consumer applications, such as smartphones, next-generation security and automotive applications," said Wang Wei, WLOPT's chairman. "By leveraging our core competencies in building mega scale service, technology and IP businesses, we believe that we can effectively enter emerging application areas related to the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence, next to current applications as 3D scanning, Imaging and Fingerprint while vertically integrating in the value chain. The Anteryon technology and renowned team of experts in micro-optics, combined with our resources, will strengthen our ability to provide radically distinctive solutions in a variety of high-growth, high-volume consumer optics applications."
"We are extremely excited about the vision, commitment, drive and innovation power of our new partner. The technology and innovation level and execution power of WLOPT is unique and guarantees a market introduction of the upcoming OptiL products in line with high-volume market demands," said Gert-Jan Bloks, CEO of Anteryon.
Anteryon and its state-of-the-art propriety technologies have a unique position in both the business and consumer market and will be the fundament under the development and introduction if the OptiL product range.
Note: Anteryon and the Anteryon logo are registered trademarks of Anteryon International B.V.. All other company, brand and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
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