Aegis and Photop Merge
WOBURN, Mass., CANBERRA, Australia and FUZHOU, China -- Aegis Lightwave and Photop Technologies, both subsidiary companies of II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ: IIVI), today announced that they have merged under the Photop brand identity. Aegis Lightwave, Inc., based in Woburn, MA, U.S.A. will now operate as Photop Aegis Inc. Its subsidiary AOFR Pty Limited, based in Canberra, Australia has been renamed Photop AOFR Pty Limited. The merger will allow the affiliates to better serve an expanding and global customer base with coordinated sales, marketing, applications engineering and product development activities using the companies’ combined resources and complementary expertise. The joint product portfolio of the combined companies will be presented as one Photop product portfolio with each product carrying the same brand identity. “We are excited about the ability to leverage Photop’s strong brand identity to accelerate the sales of our market leading optical channel monitors and fused fiber devices in the global market,” said Chris Koeppen, General Manager, Photop Aegis. Aegis Lightwave Inc.