Massachusetts-based Excelitas Technologies, an industrial technology manufacturer focused on delivering innovative photonic solutions, has opened a new plant in Göttingen, Germany. The new facility will assemble optomechanical systems and components for the semiconductor industry.
The company has invested approximately $29.2m in facilities and an additional $5.85m in capital equipment, including a photovoltaic system, a state-of-the-art automated material warehouse and an ultrasonic cleaning system.
The new production facility offers 6,700m2 of space, including 1,500m2 of dedicated Class 5 cleanroom.
Chief operating officer Joel M Falcone commented: “Despite the significant complexity of this project requiring highly qualified external and internal resources in the midst of a pandemic, all parties, including strong local government support, have worked together to complete the construction of our new facility on time and on budget.”