Technologies and Industries

Association Technologies and Industries

In Arizona, we have the largest concentration of Optics related businesses in our nation and perhaps in the world. The AOIA has identified other businesses that are associated with Optics, or use Optics to add value to their products. It is for mutual benefit that these businesses have formed an Optics Business Cluster, with leadership provided by the AOIA. All these closely related and localized businesses benefit from these AOIA initiatives.

The Arizona Optics Industry Association (AOIA) is composed of individual consultants and companies with world-class expertise in optical science, engineering, manufacturing, and business in general. AOIA provides economic development resources, advice, and information to the AOIA business cluster to promote industrial growth in Arizona.

Today, the Arizona Optics Industry Association members number more than 300 companies and organizations covering a broad range of products and services in Tucson, Phoenix and other cities statewide.

Industries associated with Arizona Optics

  • Biotechnology, Life Sciences
  • Defense, Astronomy, Aerospace
  • Consumer Electronics, Display Technology, Data Storage
  • Healthcare
  • Security
  • Telecommunications

Key Optics Valley Technologies

  • Fiber Optics
  • Lasers and Semiconductors
  • Metrology Instrumentation
  • Precision Fabrication
  • High-Volume Plastic Optics
  • Modeling Software
  • Optics Research
  • Positioning Equipment
  • Microscopes and Telescopes
  • Opto-Electronics
  • Image Processing
  • Thin Film Coatings

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