The rest of 2008 and 2009 are going to be exciting as the opening of this facility enables Meade to focus on delivering the most advanced and affordable astronomy products designed for the amateur astronomer, educator and researcher.
IRVINE, Calif. (PRWEB) June 11, 2008
Meade's wholly owned manufacturing operation in Mexico, provides Meade's expert product engineers with full access to the most advanced optics manufacturing tools and computer controlled machining equipment in the telescope industry, ensuring the highest quality standards that Meade consumers have come to expect from the telescope leader.
"The new facility's proximity to our Irvine headquarters greatly increases our ability to continue to push our legendary industry leading innovation while maintaining and enhancing the quality control of our manufacturing processes in real time," said Steve Muellner, CEO. "The rest of 2008 and 2009 are going to be exciting as the opening of this facility enables Meade to focus on delivering the most advanced and affordable astronomy products designed for the amateur astronomer, educator and researcher."
Facilitating the production of many of Meade's professional grade products including the LX200-ACF, the LX90-ACF and the Coronado series of Solar telescopes, the new factory's advanced optics fabrication and testing equipment enables Meade's industry leading team of engineers to continue to set the standard for advanced high quality optical systems like the Advanced Coma-Free system (ACF). Every Meade telescope produced at the facility will undergo extensive quality testing during production and final testing just before being packaged and shipped to Meade's distribution center in Irvine, California.
ABOUT MEADE INSTRUMENTS
Meade Instruments is a leading designer and manufacturer of optical products including telescopes and accessories for the beginning to serious amateur astronomer. Meade offers a complete line of binoculars that address the needs of everyone from the casual observer to the serious sporting or birding observer. The company distributes its products worldwide through a network of specialty retailers, mass merchandisers and domestic and foreign distributors. Additional information on Meade is available at http://www.meade.com.
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