CVI Laser marks 40th anniversary
CVI Laser of Albuquerque, N.M., is marking 40 years 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. and joined the new Idex Optics and 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.