About Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. designs, manufactures and sells optical fiber, cable and components, advanced electronic devices, and automotive parts. Through a successful strategy of research and diversification, Sumitomo Electric has become one of the world's leading companies at the forefront of the revolution in information and communications. The company has operations around the world in more than 30 countries and employs over 150,000 people. Sumitomo Electric reported group net sales of $25.3 billion for the year ended March 2008.
About ExceLight Communications
ExceLight Communications, Inc., a subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Industries, is a leading provider of optical components and modules to the telecom, CATV, broadband, and data communications markets. ExceLight offers a comprehensive array of transceivers, transmitters, receivers, lasers, photodiodes, and passive components.
Sumitomo's world-class research and manufacturing capabilities in optical technology continue to expand and strengthen the product portfolio while maintaining industry leading levels of reliability. ExceLight focuses on the “Americas” (geographically) and the well-established global presence of Sumitomo allows integrated support to customer facilities throughout the world.