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Knight Optical Joins EPIC

17th Dec 2018

Knight Optical has joined the European Photonics Industry Consortium, the industry association that promotes the sustainable development of European photonics organisations throughout the entire value chain. The new membership will, says leading optical components supplier Knight Optical, fuel its quest to drive innovation in the industry and meet the evolving needs of its customers.#

Kent, United Kingdom 17th December 2018 Knight Optical, global leaders in precision optical component design, consultancy and manufacturing, has announced its recent membership of EPIC, the European industry association representing the photonics sector.

Knight Optical is an established supplier of optical components to a range of industry sectors that are reliant on photonics, including defence, security, aerospace, medical & biotech, pharmaceutical, optoelectronic, engineering & manufacturing, entertainment, education, laser, and oil & gas, and it is the company’s dedication to gaining a greater level of understanding of the specific needs and challenges of these industries that has prompted it to make the association with EPIC.

EPIC – the European Photonics Industry Consortium – fosters a strong network through which members can connect for support and feedback on technical innovation, photonics market trends and emerging market needs.

Knight Optical CEO Colin Overton is looking forward to interacting with other leading names in the photonics sector through the company’s association with EPIC. He says:

Our membership of EPIC will I believe provide us with highly valuable, much-deepened insight into newly evolving needs throughout the photonics industry in Europe.

“As early adopters and drivers of optical innovation, it is important that we are firmly rooted at the forefront of emerging requirements so that we can deliver precisely what our customers need to meet their changing demands. Our membership of EPIC and our partnership within their network will facilitate this.”

Knight Optical has for almost 30 years been a pioneer in the worldwide stock supply and custom design of optical components and sub-assemblies for a vast array of photonics applications including communications, imaging, optical detectors and spectroscopy. The ISO accredited company’s industry renowned, state-of-the-art metrology laboratory and its respected expert technicians are dedicated to ensuring the most sophisticated levels of precision accuracy and compliance.