Radiant Zemax has sold its Zemax optical design software business to Arlington Capital Partners. The newly independent company will be headed by Zemax’s current vice president, Mark Nicholson, and will concentrate on its core customer and technology, whereas the Radiant side of the business will continue to operate as Radiant Zemax, supplying integrated imaging systems for light and colour measurement.
Radiant Imaging and Zemax merged in 2011 to form Radiant Zemax under the ownership of Evergreen Pacific Partners. The merger brought together complementary technologies and enabled Zemax to invest heavily in its flagship product, OpticStudio, which has delivered unprecedented growth for Zemax. During this time, Zemax has built a leadership and development team, expanded its global sales capability, and developed a platform for future growth.
Mark Nicholson has been working for Radiant Zemax for more than 20 years, and has been appointed as CEO for Zemax. He commented: ‘We have an exciting, ambitious roadmap for the Zemax product group … and a sharp team that positions us for success.’
The Radiant side of the business will continue to operate as Radiant Zemax in the near term, focused on its solutions portfolio which includes integrated imaging systems to measure light and colour in flat panel displays, illuminated keyboards, LEDs, and other light sources. And, it will continue to make significant investments to expand its applications and grow its team.
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