1/30/2012 Salvo Technologies Launches New Division, Salvo Electro­Optics

March 28, 2015

Largo, FL—Salvo Technologies LLC, a leading technology based private equity group, is proud to announce its newest division, Salvo Electro Optics LLC (Salvo EO). Salvo EO specializes in the design and fabrication of optical assemblies for OEM customers. Their products range from fire ­control optics and telescopic assemblies to range finders. The company also stocks standard and custom lenses for a variety of markets including security and defense, medical, semiconductor, industrial, and science and technology. “With the launch of Salvo EO, Salvo Technologies now has assembly level optical design and fabrication capabilities,” said Patrick Bass, vice president of business development. “It takes is one step further along our strategic growth plan to become a vertically integrated technology design and manufacturing house.” The genesis of Salvo EO is the Salvo Technologies acquisition of Global Systems International LLC. GSI was a small Florida ­based optical fabrication company that produced optics, lenses, and windows for private and commercial customers, as well as multiple government agencies. The sale included machinery, IP for optimized processes, and an established customer base. Coupled with the organizational strength of Salvo Technologies, these assets will enable Salvo EO to produce optical components and assemblies for the UV to IR spectral regions. As part of the Salvo Technologies family, Salvo EO has access to thin­ and thick film coating capabilities through its sister organization, Salvo Coatings LLC. Salvo EO’s research and development investments will lead to producing more efficient parts for first article qualification, from sample quantities to high-volume production. “Becoming a member of Salvo Technologies gives us the engineering and financial resources,” said Eric Mackey, president of Salvo EO. “Our enhanced capabilities will allow us to move up the food chain and further diversify our markets. We’re very excited about the future.”

About Salvo Technologies LLC

Salvo Technologies LLC invests in and develops manufacturing companies serving the defense, security, medical, industrial, and commercial markets. From its inception in 2007, it has grown into an organization with global reach and manufacturing capabilities on two continents. Its divisions provide a range of world-class products including thin and thick film coatings, high reliability optical and electro optical components like fire control optics, and imaging solutions with an emphasis on multispectral and polarimetric systems. Salvo Technologies is a privately held company headquartered in Largo, FL. For more information please visit www.Salvo­Technologies.com.

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