JDSU Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Laser 2000
Expands Distribution of JDSU kW Class Fiber Laser Solutions and Direct Diode Systems Across Europe
Milpitas, Calif., April 21, 2015 – JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) today announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Laser 2000 GmbH, a optical solutions provider of almost 30 years, based in Munich, Germany, to provide its kW class fiber laser and kW class direct-diode laser products throughout Europe.
As part of the agreement, Laser 2000 can now offer JDSU kW class laser systems that JDSU jointly developed with Amada, a leading manufacturer of machine tools for metal cutting. Solutions include a range of new kW class fiber laser and direct diode products that JDSU recently announced related to its CORELIGHT™ platform. Applications include cutting and welding of metals including mild steel, aluminum, titanium, brass, copper and more. Various material deposition applications such as 3d printing are possible.
“The CCOP unit at JDSU has a strong history of collaboration with its customers and partners. We are excited to add Laser 2000 to that list,” said Alan Lowe, president of Communications and Commercial Optical Products at JDSU. “This new distribution agreement will help machine tool manufacturers across Europe sharpen their competitive edge with kW class laser solutions that help to improve efficiencies of metal manufacturing processes while lowering overall costs.”
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