Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) July 20, 2008
Spectrum Thin Films celebrates its 15th year in business providing high technology optics and optical coatings. This year is a transitional year for the high technology optical coating manufacturer. Moving it's 32 employees into a newly acquired building which required massive modifications to include a clean room laboratory, QC department and office space, all this while achieving ISO 9001:2000 Certification and still meeting the demands of their customers. "We have succeeded, and to celebrate our success we want to thank our customers" says Anthony Pirera, President of Spectrum Thin Films, Inc.
The company is most recently known for the technology that went into the camera lenses that delivered the clear imagery of the Phoenix Mars Lander this past May, the successful mission that discovered water on Mars, and will also calibrate the optical reflectors on the James Webb Space telescope when it's launched in 2013.
To celebrate, Spectrum Thin Films will be hosting a Customer Appreciation Weekend celebration. The event will provide networking opportunities for customers in the optics industry as well as an educational forum with a guest speaker from the University of Arizona, Dr. Jose Sasian, who will speak about the "Giant Magellan Telescope Project" the event will be co-hosted by the Long Island chapter of The Optical Society of America.
The Lecture will take place August 17 @12pm, 2008, Dr. Sasian's lecture will take in their Hauppauge offices, and Anthony Pirera invites local area astronomy clubs and High school students interested in astronomy to hear the talk Sunday afternoon, August 17th, at 12pm. "As an amateur astronomer, I encourage local astronomy clubs to come and enjoy Dr. Sasian's talk about the 'Giant Magellan Telescope Project'; it will be an enlightening and informative lecture," says Mr. Pirera. Space is limited, local astronomy clubs should contact (631)-901-1010 Ext. 303 for more information.