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II-VI Incorporated

II-VI Incorporated
Traded as IIVI
Industry lasers, power generation modules, radio frequency electronics, thermo-electric systems
Founded 1971
Headquarters Saxonburg, Pennsylvania
Key people Carl J. Johnson, Co-Founder and Chairman
Francis Kramer, President and CEO
Craig Creaturo, CFO and Treasurer
Revenue $297.9 million USD (2009)
Employees 1,913

II-VI Incorporated is a high tech manufacturer of engineered components for both the manufacturing sector and the defense industry. Founded in 1971 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, the company is publicly traded on the NASDAQ.

The agency manufactures infrared lasers directly through II-VI infrared, as well as through European subsidiary Highyag. Through its VLOC and PHOTOP range of products, the company creates near-infrared optics, which are in demand in the telecommunications industry. Exotic Electro-Optics is a special branch of the company that works on aerospace issues, while the Pacific Rare Specialty Metals subsidiary is one of the foremost suppliers of tellurium and selenium. Finally, the company is involved in the creation of semi-conductors through its Marlow Industries thermo-electric center, the manufacture of powerful electronics at its Wide Bandgap Materials Group branch, and research and improvement to electronic components via the Advanced Materials Development Center.

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