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Knight Optical Joins ADS Group

27th Nov 2018

Knight Optical has joined ADS Group, the trade organisation for the aerospace, defence, security and space industries, with a view to further strengthening its understanding of the specific challenges faced by these critical support sectors. A range of exclusive ADS member offers have been launched to mark the new relationship.

Kent, United Kingdom Tuesday, 27 November 2018… Knight Optical, a global leader in precision optical component design, consultancy and manufacturing, has announced its membership of ADS Group, the UK trade organisation representing the aerospace, defence, security and space industries.

Knight Optical is an established supplier of optical components and sub-assemblies used in night vision, space, avionics and land systems. Dedicated to providing expert advice, tailored support and products of exceptional quality for mission-critical applications that lives depend upon, the company’s move to join ADS is intended to further deepen its understanding of the specific challenges faced by these sectors.

ADS Group has more than 1,000 member businesses. Focused around supporting business development opportunities, UK manufacturing and the supply chains of the industries they represent, ADS also sets out to influence the policy debates that are important to their industries as well as encouraging investment in technology and innovation.

Through their new partnership, Knight Optical is confident that it will be able to better keep abreast of everything that has a bearing on its customers’ businesses, allowing them to respond more efficiently and with greater insight and knowledge to new developments, and to support pioneering research and development.

Knight Optical’s CEO Colin Overton is enthusiastic about the new affiliation and excited about the refined level of understanding it will bring for Knight Optical into the aerospace, defence, security and space industries. He says:

“At Knight Optical, we are committed to truly getting to know the industry sector challenges and social and political developments that impact upon our valued customers. We believe our association with ADS will further aid us in delivering tailored support at the highest possible level.”

Knight Optical has for almost 30 years been a pioneer in the custom design of electro-optical and infrared systems. In addition, the company offers an extensive stock of more than 3,000 optical components for UV, IR and visible applications, all available for immediate worldwide despatch.

With an industry respected state-of-the-art metrology laboratory and highly qualified technicians dedicated to ensuring all optical components accurately comply with customer specifications, ISO accredited Knight Optical offers the highest levels of reassurance and support where it is needed most.

To mark their new relationship with ADS, Knight Optical is releasing a series of exclusive ADS member offers including free metrology reports worth £1,000, free shipping on custom optics orders over £250, and a discount for new customers on their first stock order.