Präzisionsoptik Gera GmbH (POG) of Gera, Germany, announced it formed a US subsidiary, Precision Optics Gera Corp., effective Jan. 1. Buzz Nesti is president of the Florida-based subsidiary; Glen Dunn is sales manager. POG, with its staff of 100, manufactures custom and standard microstructures on glass and ceramics. It also produces custom optical systems and components from the UV through IR for the machine vision, semiconductor, aerospace and defense industries. POG's new sales offices are located in Florida and Colorado. The company will exhibit this month at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco and at SPIE Defense, Security & Sensing in Orlando, Fla., in April.
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