Barrington, N.J.-based Edmund Optics will consolidate its Pennsburg, Pa., facility into its corporate headquarters to bring its resources closer to the company’s technical sales, supply chain and product management teams. The operation will focus on asphere and coating technology and process development, including the creation of a high-precision thin-films lab. The company’s global manufacturing footprint will be just over 137,000 sq ft in 2013, up 15 percent from 2007. It also will invest in additional coating and metrology equipment for its plants in Singapore and Akita, Japan. Its products have applications in the pharmaceutical and biomedical markets, among others.