Tyco Electronics laser unit engages Modulight for design services of laser diode chips

Tampere & Anaheim, Mar 7th, 2005– Laser Diode, Incorporated (LDI ®) a unit of Tyco Electronics, has engaged Modulight for design services for the development of new laser diode chips.

Mr. Mark Schuckert, LDI operations manager for communications components highlights, “Modulight products have shown to be very reliable and consistent in quality. The new products developed by Modulight will open up new and exciting markets. We are very satisfied with Modulight uninterrupted service, rapid response and their true commitment to close co-operation with their customers.”

“In all our work with LDI and other Tyco Electronics business units, we have noticed their high quality of operations. Tyco Electronics’ LDI unit has a long history in this business. The fact that they have chosen us once again convinces us that we are going the right way. We are very happy to work with Tyco Electronics”, explains Mr. Pekko Sipilä, Modulight product line manager for transmitter lasers.

Laser Diode Incorporated (LDI), with over 38 years’ experience, produces advanced optoelectronic products of the highest quality for a broad range of applications and industries. LDI state-of-the-art manufacturing, advanced product development and quality program coupled with the continual process improvements exemplifies LDI principles of Leadership, Dependability and Integrity.

Tyco Electronics, a business segment of Tyco International Ltd., is the world’s largest passive electronic components manufacturer; a world leader in cutting-edge wireless, active fiber optic and complete power systems technologies; and a provider of premise wiring components and systems. Tyco Electronics provides advanced technology products from over forty well-known and respected brands, including Agastat, Alcoswitch, AMP, AMP NETCONNECT, Buchanan, CII, CoEv, Critchley, ELCON, Elo TouchSystems, LDI, M/A-COM, Madison Cable, OEG, Potter & Brumfield, Raychem, Schrack, Simel and TDI Batteries.

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