u2t Photonics AG Expands Production Capacity for its Ultra-high Speed Optical Components

(PresseBox) (Berlin, Germany, ) u²t Photonics AG ("u2t"), a provider of innovative, leading-edge optoelectronic components including highly integrated receivers and modulators, today announced that it has entered into a manufacturing agreement with Fabrinet, principally for production of u2t's high volume product lines.

Andreas Umbach, CEO of u2t said, "As a leading supplier of ultra-high speed optical components up to 100 GHz, u²t Photonics AG was evaluating several opportunities to support the continuous growth we are experiencing in our market. We concluded that the right option to increase our capacity and flexibility was to engage with Fabrinet to leverage their engineering and manufacturing expertise in the fiber optics market. In addition to our own production location in Berlin, u2t is well positioned for increasing demand by working with such an experienced partner. "

"We are extremely pleased to announce our new partnership with u2t," said Tom Mitchell, Fabrinet's Chairman and CEO. "u2t recognized our experience and capabilities in manufacturing high-end precision optical communication devices incorporating the latest technologies. As their strategic manufacturing partner, we will support u2t's growing business with continuous focus on quality, delivery, and competitiveness."

u2t Photonics AG, headquartered in Berlin/Germany, is a leading supplier of innovative optical components up to 100 GHz. Based on its unique and mature technology u²t develops, manufactures and markets highly competitive products for High-Speed Communication applications and detectors with superior performance for Test and Measurement Equipment vendors. u²t offers a comprehensive and fully TELCORDIA qualified portfolio supporting the requirements from transponder vendors, line card and system designers as well as test equipment vendors. u²t is ISO9001 certified and offers high quality of service. For more information visit: www.u2t.com or contact: Jens Fiedler at email: fiedler@u2t.de

Fabrinet provides precision optical, electro-mechanical and electronic manufacturing services to original equipment manufacturers of complex products, such as optical communication components, modules and sub-systems, industrial lasers and sensors. Fabrinet offers a broad range of advanced optical and electro-mechanical capabilities across the entire manufacturing process, including process design and engineering, supply chain management, manufacturing, final assembly and test. Fabrinet focuses on production of high complexity products in any mix and any volume. Fabrinet maintains engineering and manufacturing resources and facilities in Thailand, the People's Republic of China and the United States. For more information visit: http://www.fabrinet.com.


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