SANWA Denki Kogyo expands optical connectivity play with Fiberon Technologies acquisition
SANWA Denki Kogyo Co., Ltd. says it has acquired fellow optical connectivity technology suppliers Fiberon Technologies Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Fiberon will continue to operate under its original name as a SANWA company.
The deal expands the two company’s product ranges while providing Fiberon access to SANWA’s in-house design, engineering, and manufacturing capabilities. Fiberon thus will have access to custom engineering and OEM sourcing expertise, says SANWA.
“Fiberon has continuously delivered quality products with excellent service and speed as a trusted supply partner to its customers,” commented Yasuo Ishii, president and CEO of SANWA. “Joining Fiberon’s advanced product lines and strategic geographical presence together with SANWA’s unparalleled engineering, manufacturing, and quality management will significantly expand the available product range and service reach for current customers and offer a powerful supplier partnership for optical communications industry worldwide.”
“In today’s ever-expanding telecom and data communications markets, competitive pricing, fast deliveries, high performance, and quality/reliability are all increasingly important and critical to customers worldwide,” added Mark W. Johnson, president and director of Fiberon. “We are excited to join SANWA at a time when the need for powerful engineering, manufacturing, supply capacities, and world-class expertise with a long-proven record has never been more important for companies supporting the fast-growing demands of global fiber-optic communications.”
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Westborough, MA, Fiberon makes passive and active fiber-optic interconnect products. The company maintains offices in San Diego, CA, Wroclaw, Poland, and Taipei Taiwan, as well as affiliated sales offices in Dubai and India. SANWA is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, and has offices in Plano, TX, and Hsinchu, Taiwan, as well as manufacturing locations in Japan and Thailand. For related articles, visit the Business Topic Center.