Oclaro & Opnext Complete Merger
SAN JOSE, Calif. and FREMONT, Calif. -- Oclaro, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR), a tier-one provider and innovator of optical communications and laser solutions, and Opnext, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPXT), a global leader in the design and manufacture of optical modules, components and subsystems, today announced shareholder approval of their merger, which closed July 23, 2012.
The combined company will continue to operate under the Oclaro name, and today unveiled a new logo and brand identity to represent the creation of a new leader in the optical industry.
"The new Oclaro boasts one of the broadest and vertically-integrated product lines in the industry. Our vision is that the power and speed of light will change the way we live and work," said Alain Couder, chairman and CEO, Oclaro. "By transmitting data over fiber at increasing speeds, our customers have made possible new and fast growing applications such as social networking, video streaming, and cloud computing. The ability to control the power of lasers as a heat and energy source is transforming healthcare, material processing and consumer electronics. Through this merger, we have assembled the optical technologies, products and expertise at the heart of this new world of innovation."
Oclaro Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR)