CHANDLER, Ariz., November 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAVI) (NASDAQ: VIAV) announced today that it has opened its new manufacturing facility in Chandler, Arizona. The company has expanded its manufacturing capabilities in the United States as it expands its footprint in the state, including moving its global headquarters.
The preparations for moving the global headquarters are underway California started in 2021, the company has already made significant contributions to the business and technology community. President and CEO of VIAVI, Oleg Chaikin, was elected to the leadership of Greater Phoenix; The company has set up a scholarship at the University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences, and the company has also contributed Chandler’s Treated water program.
VIAVI held a grand opening to mark the completion of the new manufacturing facility and global headquarters chandler on November 10th. The opening of the plant is a boon to the local economy as it requires an initial capital injection of almost 100 million dollarswith another 50 million dollars expected to be generated in payroll taxes for local and state governments after creating hundreds of new jobs.
VIAVI’s new manufacturing facility in chandler features VIAVI’s most advanced and efficient optical coating capabilities. While searching for a new facility to operate its sophisticated equipment, the company found this Arizona offers the ideal conditions for long-term, sustainable growth, including a business-friendly environment, a high quality of life at reasonable costs and a strong talent base. With the world famous Wyant College of Optical Sciences and a rich ecosystem of optics companies, Arizona has long attracted the best and brightest in the optics industry.
VIAVI is a leading global provider of network testing, monitoring and assurance solutions for communications service providers, enterprises, network equipment manufacturers, government agencies and avionics. The company is also a leader in light management technologies for 3D sensing, anti-counterfeiting, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive and defense applications. VIAVI generated $1.3 billion sales in fiscal year 2022 and employs more than 3,600 people at 50 locations in North, Central and South America South America, Europe, Africathe middle Eastand Asia Pacific/Japan/China.
“VIAVI is a global company in the truest sense of the word,” commented the CEO Oleg Chaikin. “This means that having offices in key locations around the world is critical to our success, and we are always confident in making a contribution to the communities in which we operate Chandler, Arizonawill not only expand our involvement in the local optics ecosystem, but also significantly increase our manufacturing capabilities in the United States.”
“Advanced manufacturing is in Chandler’s DNA, and we’re very excited to welcome our latest addition, VIAVI,” he said chandler mayor Kevin Hartke. “It was a pleasure working with the VIAVI team as they built their new manufacturing facility and moved their headquarters to Vienna chandler. VIAVI and chandler are a perfect match and we wish them many successful years in our community.”
“We’re thrilled to have optics heavyweights like VIAVI investing in Optics Valley,” he said Thomas Kochdean and professor, Wyant College of the optical sciences at the University of Arizona. “We see a bright future together and look forward to doing our part in talent generation and research innovation to grow the optics ecosystem here Arizona.”
VIAVI (NASDAQ: VIAV) is a global provider of network testing, monitoring and assurance solutions for communications service providers, hyperscalersDevice manufacturers, companies, government and avionics. VIAVI is also a leader in light management technologies for 3D sensing, anti-counterfeiting, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, government and aerospace applications. Together with our customers and partners we are United in possibility, finding innovative ways to solve real-world problems. learn more about VIAVI at www.viavisolutions.com. follow us on VIAVI Perspectives, LinkedIn, Twitter, youtube and Facebook.
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