CVI Laser of Albuquerque, N.M., is marking its 40th anniversary of providing thin-film-enabled optical components and subsystems to the semiconductor, life sciences, industrial, aerospace and scientific markets. The company was founded in 1972 to support high-energy laser development at Sandia and Los Alamos national laboratories. In June 2011, CVI was acquired by Idex Corp., where it joined the new Idex Optics & Photonics platform. CVI operates manufacturing facilities in Albuquerque; Carlsbad, Calif.; Rochester, N.Y.; the Isle of Man and Leicester in the UK; Saitama, Japan; and Seoul, South Korea.
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