- Newport Corp. to Market Ball Aerospace Products
BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 26 -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has inked an agreement in which Newport Corp. will market and distribute a number of Ball Aerospace commercial products to the semiconductor equipment market.
Under the distribution agreement, Ball Aerospace will continue to design and manufacture its commercial fast-steering mirrors, which will then be distributed using Newport's international sales force and catalog marketing group.
This agreement represents an ideal alignment of two companies whose combined expertise in the commercial arena can better serve our similar customer bases in the semiconductor equipment market, said Steve Shimer, manager of business development for Ball Aerospace's Engineering Technology Products business unit.
Ball Aerospace & Technologies provides imaging and communications products for commercial and government customers and is a subsidiary of Ball Corp. Newport designs, manufactures and markets high-precision components, instruments and integrated systems to the fiber optic communications, semiconductor equipment, computer peripherals and scientific research markets.
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