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GLASGOW, Scotland, May 29, 2018 — Semiconductor technology developer CST Global Ltd. has joined the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC), an industry association focused on photonics-related companies in Europe.

EPIC’s membership now totals 370 companies, spanning many industry sectors including LED lighting, photovoltaic solar energy, photonics integrated circuits, optical components, lasers and sensor production, imaging, displays and projection, optical fiber communications, and other industries enabled by photonics-related technologies.

“CST Global is pleased to join EPIC,” said Euan Livingston, vice president of sales and marketing at CST Global. “It provides a strong, network environment for photonics-enabled companies and industries in Europe, with recognition and influence worldwide. It is a proactive organization, often acting as a catalyst and facilitator for both technological and commercial advancement. It can help accelerate growth and identity new and emerging photonics markets for research and development.”

CST Global is an independent volume producer of III-V compound semiconductors for the fabrication of photonics products. It provides both a custom foundry service and a range of high-volume, standard laser products for the optical communications markets.

“We are very pleased that CST Global is joining EPIC,” said Carlos Lee, director general of EPIC. “CST Global brings an exceptional contribution to the consortium through its III-V compound semiconductor technologies for the fabrication of photonics products.”

EPIC is owned and operated by its members, who range from startups and small- and medium-sized enterprises to large corporate entities. It also includes research organizations, universities, and other stakeholders connected to the photonics industry.

Published: May 2018
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