7/16/2013 Salvo EO Invests in Stock Optical Material and Test Tooling

March 28, 2015

Orlando, FL—Salvo Electro ­Optics LLC (Salvo EO), a leading electro­optic and optical fabrication company, has further broadened its capabilities by purchasing a supply of stock optical material and test tooling. The acquisition enables them to produce optical components for use in the visible to IR wavebands. The test tooling includes more than 3000 test plates.

A member of the Salvo Technologies LLC group of companies, Salvo EO produces optical components and assemblies for its sister divisions like Salvo Defense, as well as to a variety of external organizations. The new materials and equipment will enable it to satisfy the demands of its rapidly growing customer base.

The tooling acquired will be used in the fabrication of prisms and lenses. The plates are available for use by current customers; noncustomers may rent the items for a minimal fee.

“There’s an old saying in optics that if you can’t test it, you can’t make it,” said Eric Mackey, president of Salvo EO. “With this acquisition, we will not only speed our R&D and first article production time, we will have new tools to help us fabricate the best quality products possible.”

About Salvo Electro Optics LLC

A member of the Salvo Technologies LLC family of companies, Salvo Electro ­Optics LLC (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. In addition, Salvo EO stocks standard and custom lenses for a variety of markets that includes security and defense, medical, semiconductor, industrial, and science and technology. A member of the Salvo Technologies LLC family of companies, Salvo EO is supported by fabrication and R&D facilities in the United States and Korea. It is ISO 9001 registered.

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 three divisions provide a range of products and services including design and prototyping of electro optical and imaging solutions, with an emphasis on multispectral and polarimetric systems; optical and electro optical systems assembly; high reliability optical component fabrication; and thin and thick film coatings. Salvo Technologies is a privately held company headquartered in Largo, FL. For more information please visit www.Salvo­-Technologies.com.

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Don Carroll

Business Development



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