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THE LIST Name/Address/ Phone/Fax/Web

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No. of local employees

LARGEST PHOTONICS COMPANIES (RANKED BY NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES)

Key Ottawa-based executive(s)

Year established in Ottawa

Publicly Traded?/ Listing

Major clients

Product description

Operations in 130 countries

End-to-end telecom solutions: 5G/4G wireless, microwave, fixed wireless, private wireless, full line of routers, broadband access & in-home Wi-Fi, optical networks.

Nokia/ Nokia Bell Labs 600 March Rd. Ottawa, ON K2K 2E6 613-591-3600 nokia.com

2,400

Jeffrey Maddox, president, Nokia Canada Inc. James Watt, VP/GM optical networking division

1986

Y NASDAQ Helsinki: NOKIA NYSE: NOK

2

Ciena 385 Terry Fox Dr. Ottawa, ON K2K 0L1 613-670-2000 ciena.com

1,750

Dino DiPerna, vice-president, packet optical platforms

1992

Y NYSE: CIEN

Wireline and wireless service providers, undersea cable operators, internet content providers, large enterprises

Networking systems, services and software company.

3

Cisco* 1700-340 Albert St. Ottawa, ON K1R 7Y6 613-788-7200 cisco.com/ca

500

Subir Chadha Susan George

1984

Y NASDAQ: CSCO

Government, small, medium and large enterprises, service providers

Borderless networks, collaboration, data centre and virtualization, routers and switches, security and surveillance, home and small business services.

4

Sanmina 500 March Rd. Ottawa, ON K2K 0J9 613-886-6000 / 613-886-6001 sanmina.com

450

Geoff Beale vice-president of operations and plant manager

1980

Y NASDAQ: SANM

Aerospace and defence, telecommunications, industrial, medical, renewable energy

Manufactures optical and radio frequency/ microwave products. Develops custom end-toend supply chain, manufacturing processes, tests and tools.

5

Lumentum Operations LLC 61 Bill Leathem Dr. Ottawa, ON K2J 0P7 613-843-3000 / 613-843-2800 lumentum.com

360

Doug Alteen senior vice-president and general manager, telecom transport business unit

2015

Y NASDAQ: LITE

Network equipment manufacturers, communications service providers and cable operators, internet content providers.

Manufactures optical and photonic products.

6

OZ Optics 219 Westbrook Rd. Ottawa, ON K0A 1L0 613-831-0981 / 613-836-5089 ozoptics.com

272

Omur Sezerman president and CEO

1985

N

Telecommunications, military/aerospace, oil and gas, industrial, medical and pharmaceutical

Fibre-optic components, test equipment and sensor systems.

7

Iridian Spectral Technologies Ltd. 2700 Swansea Cres. Ottawa, ON K1G 6R8 613-741-4513 / 613-741-9986 iridian.ca

165

George Laframboise president

1998

N

Telecommunications, spectroscopy, 3D cinema, aerospace, LiDAR

Designs and manufactures custom optical thin film filter solutions for a variety of industrial and research sectors.

8

Infinera 555 Legget Dr. Kanata, ON K2K 2X3 613-254-8412 infinera.com

135

Ian MacDonald

2009

Y NASDAQ: INFN

Tier-1 operators, ICPs

Solutions spanning access, metro, long-haul and subsea domains; software platforms enabling automation.

9

Teledyne Lumenera 7 Capella Crt. Ottawa, ON K2E 8A7 613-736-4077 / 613-736-4071 lumenera.com

65

Dany Longval, vice-president of sales Brooks Riendeau, vice-president of marketing

2002

N

Factory automation, aerial imaging, intelligent traffic systems (ITS), photonics, life sciences

Develops and manufactures digital cameras for industrial and scientific applications.

Juniper Networks Canada 200-1000 Innovation Dr. Kanata, ON K2K 3E7 613-591-2700 juniper.net

63

Jan Smith director of software engineering

2000

Y NYSE: JNPR

Bell Canada, Verizon, NTT, Vodafone, Telefonica, AT&T, Orange, Qwest, Rogers, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Google.

Automated, scalable and secure networks.

11

Pleora Technologies 300-340 Terry Fox Dr. Kanata, ON K2K 3A2 613-270-0625 / 613-270-1425 pleora.com

60

George Chamberlain CEO Jonathan Hou president

2000

N

Industrial automation, medical imaging security and defence

AI and sensor networking

12

Light Machinery 1-80 Colonnade Rd. N. Nepean, ON K2E 7L2 613-749-4895 / 613-749-8179 lightmachinery.com

58

John Hunter president

2002

N

Medical device manufacturers, government labs

Pulsed gas lasers (Excimer and TEA CO2), precision optics, high-resolution spectrometers.

13

Honeywell* 100-303 Terry Fox Dr. Ottawa, ON K2K 3J1 613-591-7777 / 613-591-7789 honeywell.com

50

Marina Mississian senior director of space payloads

1974

Y NYSE: HON

CSA, DND, NASA

Designs and builds optical space instruments and microsatellite missions for application in areas such as earth remote sensing, astronomy.

14

Jabil Canada Corporation 1 Brewer Hunt Way Kanata, ON K2K 2B5 613-599-8153 jabil.com

48

Stefano Schiavoni, VP global business units

2014

Y NYSE: JBL

Nokia, Elenion, Comcast, DZSi, ATX, ZTE, Fiber Home, Ranovus

Passive optical components (DWDM, CWDM Modules), Coherent CFP2-DCO 100-400G modules, EDFA and OMS services.

15

Ranovus* 101-11 Hines Rd. Ottawa, ON K2K 2X1 613-912-8007 ranovus.com

45

Hamid Arabzadeh chairman and CEO

2012

N

WND

Products for optical connectivity inside data centres.

16 17

Optelian* 1 Brewer Hunt Way Ottawa, ON K2K 2B5 613-287-2000 optelian.com

36

David Weymouth CEO

2002

N

Telcos, MSOs, enterprise

Develops, sells and services optical networking solutions for access, metro, long-haul and mobile (front-mid-backhaul) hardened for outside plant.

BMV Optical Technologies 26 Concourse Gate Ottawa, ON K2E 7T7 613-228-2442 / 613-228-4003 bmvoptical.com

23

Tom Millen president Terry Vineham vice-president

2001

N

Industrial, telecommunication, military, medical, research and development

Manufacturer of precision optical components and systems used primarily in laser-based applications. Complete in-house optical, thin film and mechanical design to complement manufacturing and assembly capabilities.

Optiwave Systems 7 Capella Crt. Ottawa, ON K2E 7X1 613-224-4700 / 613-224-4706 optiwave.com

20

Jan Jakubczyk CEO

1994

N

General Dynamics, Huawei, NTT, Fortune 500 companies, universities and government research labs, U.S., Japanese and European markets

Provider of software design tools for optoelectronic and optical system engineers, hosting a suite of simulation software products.

FRAMOS Technologies 2733 Lancaster Rd. Ottawa, ON K1B 0A9 framos.co

18

Chris Barrett chief product officer

2013

N

Intel, Sony, NVIDIA

Imaging products, embedded vision technologies, custom solutions, OEM services.

Diffraction Limited / SBIG B-59 Grenfell Cres. Ottawa, ON K2G 0G3 613-225-2732 / 613-225-9688 diffractionlimited.com

15

Douglas George CEO Colin Haig director of marketing

1993

N

NASA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, University of Toronto, European Space Agency

Designs and manufactures cameras and accessories for low-light scientific imaging systems.

Westboro Photonics* 301-1505 Carling Ave. Ottawa, ON K1Z 7L9 613-729-0614 wphotonics.com

15

Tim Moggridge president

1994

N

Automotive, avionics, display testing

Designs, engineers and manufactures instrumentation to measure and characterize light emission, reflection and transmission.

Luminos Industries 5-11 Tristan Crt. Ottawa, ON K2E 8B9 613-225-7661 / 613-225-3391 luminos.com

12

Murray Harman chief technology officer and founder

1996

N

Photonics research and OEM’s, biomedical research and instrumentation, oil and gas process monitoring, instrumentation

Precision flexure-based positioners/stages 1-6 axis manual and automated (10nm resolution), wavelength independent moving fiber optical fiber switches, optical fiber hand tools.

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*These companies did not respond to this year’s survey in time for publication. This information is from previous years. WND = Would not disclose

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