LightPath Technologies signs contract to supply optics for Renishaw

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LightPath Technologies, a manufacturer, distributor and integrator of optical components, has been awarded a multiyear contract to supply precision moulded aspheric lenses for UK-based Renishaw through its European master distributor AMS Technologies. The lenses will be used in Renishaw’s optical encoder product line.

Jim Gaynor, CEO of LightPath, commented: ‘This new purchase order is the result of several years of collaboration between our companies and demonstrates the mutual respect and trust that has been established between the companies as relates to technical capability, quality products and service.’

Rob Parkes, sales and marketing manager of Renishaw’s Encoder Product Division added: ‘The fully customised solutions offered by LightPath and AMS Technologies help give us a competitive advantage in the marketplace.’

Damian McGillivary, CEO of AMS Technologies, also emphasised the good cooperation between all parties: ‘We took active control in the design cycle by managing this project through various rounds of specifications and prototypes, leading to a highly specific, customised solution for Renishaw. LightPath is a long time trusted partner for us delivering custom optical solutions into our broad European customer base.’