Modulight appoints distribution partner in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland

Tampere, Oct 6th, 2009 – Modulight, Inc. (Tampere, Finland) announced today that it has strengthened its position in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, by signing a distribution agreement with Pro-Lite Technology.

Modulight and Pro-Lite provide to the UK market product solutions from the design and manufacturing of high power laser diodes to OEM-based optical sub-systems and turnkey laser systems for medical, industrial, display, and communications applications. Modulight works in close co-operation with customers, offering them high product performance, customized products, cost-efficiency and volume production capability.

“We are happy to work together with Pro-Lite to increase the business in UK. We have a customer base in that market and Pro-Lite‘s expertise complements very well the support we can offer to our valuable customers. By working together with Pro-Lite, we expect a significant increase in our market share in UK and further improvement in our profitability.”, says Dr. Petteri Uusimaa, Modulight’s President & CEO.

Mr. Ian Stansfield, a partner at Pro-Lite, said: “Modulights proven range of application specific products and customer focus make them an ideal partner for Pro-Lite Technology. We are really looking forward to working with Modulight and I know our customers will benefit from this relationship.”

About Pro-Lite Technology

Pro-Lite is a specialist distributor providing value-added service to the laser and optical radiation measurement communities in the UK and Ireland. Pro-Lite supplies lasers, laser safety eyewear, laser power and energy meters, precision opto-mechanics, as well as a complete spectrum of equipment for measuring optical radiation and the optical properties of materials.

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