Modulight opens new office to Bay Area

San Jose, CA, Feb 17 th, 2005 – Modulight Inc. (Finland & USA) announces opening of new office in the San Francisco Bay Area. This new Modulight operation, which is scheduled to open on March 1, 2005, will serve customers in North America by facilitating pre- and after-sales support, improve service quality in the areas of procurement and communications.

“We believe that the opening of this Bay Area office, is a major step in the execution of the overall Modulight growth plans. Our objective is total customer focus at the level exceeding all other laser companies in the industry.”, says Mr. Seppo Orsila, Vice President of Modulight, and continues: “We also believe that our presence on the West Coast confirms that North America is central to our overall business strategy, enabling Modulight to better serve our customers and effectively develop future market opportunities in defense, medical, space and aerospace markets where we are already successfully supported in Europe.”

US Office contact info:
Tel: (925) 876 0890
Fax: (925) 871 3591
3527 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549

Modulight’s US operations will be headed by Mr. Nelson von Ebbe who brings to Modulight his 19 years of experience in high-tech / semiconductor sales & marketing in North America. “We are very pleased to have Nelson join us. His experience will be a strong factor in strengthening customer relations and facing the challenge to grow our market share in North America.”, says Dr. Petteri Uusimaa, President & CEO, Modulight.

About Modulight, Inc.

Modulight, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets laser diodes for telecom, datacom, CATV, industrial, medical, automotive, space and defense applications. Modulight products include FP and DFB laser diodes with wavelengths between 650 to 1700 nm in laser bar, bare-die / chip, TOCAN, TOSA and fiber pigtail form. The Company also supplies customized lasers for a variety of applications. Company’s critical success factors are: Agility, Profitability, Customer focus, and Reliability. 

Contact information

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