NeoPhotonics shipping optical transceivers from new factory in Dongguan, China

Optical component and subsystem supplier NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE: NPTN) reveals that it has begun shipping optical transceiver modules from a new factory in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, China.

Optical component and subsystem supplier NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE: NPTN) reveals that it has begun shipping optical transceiver modules from a new factory in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, China.

The Dongguan factory becomes NeoPhotonics’ fourth production facility. The others are located in Shenzhen, China; Tokyo; and Silicon Valley. The plant has approximately 80,000 sq ft of production space, of which approximately 50,000 sq ft are clean room area. The production lines perform optical subassembly (OSA) fabrication and final module assembly and test. The factory is organized in modular work cells designed to support rapid reconfiguration of production lines to meet changing requirements.

“This milestone represents our commitment to our customers for production capacity to support their increasing need for high-speed optical modules in the accelerating build out of broadband network infrastructure around the world,” said Tim Jenks, Chairman and CEO of NeoPhotonics. “Rapid growth in cloud computing, video, and mobile applications is driving increased demand for optical modules in data center, 4G/LTE networks, and FTTx deployments, both in established markets as well as emerging regions, such as the BRIC countries.”

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