Edmund Optics, the premier provider of optical and imaging components, announced that it has opened a new assembly and advanced design facility in Tucson, the second Edmund Optics location in the state. This 21,225-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility will support advanced design efforts and high-volume manufacturing services, including cleanroom assembly and incoming inspection with numerous testing capabilities such as MTF, straylight, thermal cycle, shock and vibration.
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) has received an additional three-year award from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to support a variety of the Department of Energy’s American-Made Challenges. This comes in addition to UACI’s 2020 appointed commitment as a Power Connector for NREL’s American-Made Solar Prize Challenge.
The aircraft operator turned to the InSight Display System for a more modern, reliable flight deck solution to address high failure rates and climbing repair costs associated with existing equipment. The flight deck package offers streamlined operations with added functionality like embedded 3D SVS, electronic charts, advanced mapping, ownship position on runway, and the ability to autotune onboard digital radios.
In the Council’s August 2020 podcast, distinguished Tucson economic development leaders discussed the key drivers strengthening Tucson’s competitiveness, how Sun Corridor and the City of Tucson have been instrumental in accelerating economic growth in the region, as well as the factors fostering the innovation, technology and creativity needed to be a world-class tech hub.