Modulight announces exclusive supply agreement with Vaisala for meteorological applications

Tampere, May 31st, 2004 – Modulight, Inc. (Tampere, Finland) and Vaisala (Vantaa, Finland) announced today that companies have entered into an exclusive multi-year agreement for development and supply of specialized laser diodes for Vaisala’s new products for meteorological applications.

Under the exclusive contract Modulight will utilize its existing technology and provide Vaisala laser diodes that will enable Vaisala to apply new technology and reinforce competitiveness.

“This agreement gives us new opportunities in environmental measurements and helps to provide unparalleled quality products to our customers”, says Mr. Hannu Tuominen, Division Director, Vaisala Solutions.

“We are very interested to continue and expand our relation with Vaisala. Vaisala’s projects allow us to provide customer genuine added value and thus also simultaneously increase our long-term business potential”, says Dr. Petteri Uusimaa, President & CEO, Modulight, Inc.

About Vaisala Group

Vaisala develops, manufactures and markets products and services for environmental and industrial measurement. Vaisala’s markets are global. The goal is to provide basis for better quality of life, environmental protection, safety, efficiency and cost savings.

The major customer groups are national meteorological services, aviation authorities, defense forces, road and rail authorities, land and water resource management agencies, research institutes, insurance companies, public utilities and industry worldwide.

About Modulight, Inc.

Modulight, Inc. provides value-added solutions to optical applications for industrial, communication, medical, space, and defense industries. Modulight products include various types of lasers from visible to infrared wavelengths with output power levels from milliwats to over hundreds of watts. Modulight provides also laser solutions from design and manufacturing of laser diodes to OEM-based optical sub-systems and turnkey laser systems. Modulight owns and operates a semiconductor fab in Tampere, Finland and has fully owned subsidiary Modulight USA located in San Jose, California.

Contact information

Modulight, Inc.
Anca Guina
Manager, Product Promotion
Tel: +358 20 743 9000
Fax: +358 20 743 9009