JDS Uniphase Corp., Ottawa, Ontario, has acquired Optical Process Automation Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Headquartered in Melbourne, Fla., OPA also has operations in Asheville, N.C. OPA designs and manufactures automated and semi-automated systems for the manufacture of fiberoptic components and modules. OPA will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of JDS Uniphase.
"The acquisition of OPA represents an important move in our global manufacturing strategy," commented Jozef Straus, JDS Uniphase chief executive and co-chairman, in a released statement. "OPA has a very talented group of people and a strong management team, which we expect will serve us well in developing higher and more diverse levels of automation in our manufacturing processes."