JDSU acquires fiber-optic division of Westover Scientific

January 22, 2008

JDSU has acquired the fiber division of Westover Scientific in Mill Creek, WA, a provider of fiber-optic inspection and cleaning solutions, for $50 million in cash.

Westover Scientific’s products complement JDSU’s existing fiber field and lab and production test portfolio and will be integrated with JDSU’s Communications Test and Measurement (CommTest) business.

Westover Scientific designs and manufactures specialized field and lab microscopes needed to detect dirt and other contaminants that are considered the leading cause of faults in fiber-optic networks.

For more information, visit: www.jdsu.com.

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