Empire Precision Plastics Inc. (Rochester, NY) has purchased the physical assets of Light Wave Enterprises Inc. (LEI), a Rochester-based polymer optics, diamond turning and thin-film coating company. The acquisition of LEI's assets will give Empire Precision new capabilities in optical tooling and molding with a high level of precision, according to the company.
LEI's equipment has been moved into Empire Precision's Rochester facility and should be operational soon. In addition to the equipment acquired by Empire Precision, LEI's technical staff has been hired on. Additionally, LEI's founders, Rex Fisher and Chuck Devereese, will continue to provide consulting services to Empire Precision under their new name, Devtex Consulting Group.