January 15, 2014: Aperture Optical Sciences Inc. was appointed by Mersen Deutschland Holding GmbH & Co. KG as the North American authorized sales agent for optoSiC brand laser galvo scanning mirrors. As AOS has quickly acquired a reputation for its industry leading finishing of silicon carbide optics, Mersen has been similarly been leading the development of advanced silicon carbide scan mirror products in Europe and Asia. Matthias Struckmeyer, Senior Sales Manager for Mersen Deutschland Holding GmbH & Co. KG remarked that the “synergy provided by both companies should provide a sound basis for new market development in North America”. Flemming Tinker, President of Aperture Optical Sciences Inc. commented, “we look forward to this opportunity to further drive affordable silicon carbide optical components and systems into the commercial sector”.
Aperture Optical Sciences Inc., www.apertureos.com, designs and manufactures some of the most unique custom precision optics, large aperture mounts, and beam steering systems made in the world today. AOS develops and employs advanced technology for making aspheric mirrors and lenses, SiC optics, optics for high energy lasers and engages in developmental processing of advanced materials. AOS optics are deployed in aircraft vision systems, industrial scanners, research facilities using advanced lasers, and remote sensing applications.