Radiant Zemax announces acquisition of Optima Research Ltd.

Date Announced: 13 Feb 2012

Redmond, WA – Radiant Zemax today announced it has acquired UK-based Optima Research. Both Optima Research clients and existing Radiant Zemax partners can expect to benefit from the acquisition with expanded geographic support coverage times and increased local market support. Optima Research will continue to act as Europe’s local office for sales and support of Zemax 12 optical and illumination design software, and provide training in computer-based optical design methods.

“We are delighted to welcome Optima Research and their clients to the Radiant Zemax family,” stated Paul Caragher, CEO of Radiant Zemax. “This acquisition will accelerate client collaboration and product offerings throughout the EU. We are gaining strong talent and industry experience to enhance Radiant Zemax technology platforms.”
The acquisition creates greater capabilities for Radiant Zemax to provide enhanced services and support to its European clients and distribution partners. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“Our acquisition formalizes and strengthens the long-standing business relationship between Optima Research and Radiant Zemax,” said Neil Barrett, Managing Director of Optima Research. “The Optima team is delighted to be a part of Radiant Zemax. Our combined business is able to provide better solutions to meet the demanding needs of our clients.”

About Radiant Zemax

Radiant Zemax, LLC, formed by the 2011 merger of ZEMAX Development Corporation and Radiant Imaging, is a global provider of test, measurement, and design tools and systems to the optics, illumination and display industries. Radiant Zemax offers a range of high-quality products that improve and optimize product design and quality while meeting cost goals. Radiant Zemax also has proven production experience with hundreds of cameras testing millions of lights and displays, improving production quality and efficiency. Our product lines include Zemax 12 optical design software, ProMetric® imaging colorimeters, photometers, goniometers and analysis software. Radiant Zemax is based in Redmond, WA. For more information visit RadiantZemax.com.

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