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Imagine Optic, Inc. reports strong growth in 2011


San Jose, CA (CLEO) and Orsay, France May 8, 2012 – Imagine Optic Incorporated, the US subsidiary of Europe’s leader in wavefront analysis and adaptive optics for microscopy and lasers Imagine Optic SA, is proud to announce that growth in 2011 exceeded expectations. Overall sales were up 80% for a total of $1.2M in the financial year ending December 31, 2011.

“The creation of Imagine Optic, Inc. in 2009 was an important strategic endeavor that has enabled us to strengthen our presence in the North American market” notes Jerome Ballesta, North American Sales Manager. “Having offices on both coasts has significantly improved our ability to satisfy our customers.”

“With the ongoing expansion of our Axiom Optics division offering scientific beam profiling and low- light imaging solutions, our market reach has drastically expanded and Imagine Optic Inc has now become a major solution provider for scientific instrumentation in North America” remarks Philippe Clemenceau of Axiom Optics.

“I’m very confident that this upward trend in sales will continue through 2012” comments Samuel Bucourt, CEO. He continues “recent additions to our adaptive-optics product line including ILAO™ deformable mirrors for ultra-intense lasers and the soon to be released MicAO™ for super-resolution microscopy have solidified our position in these application markets and should drive growth upwards of 50% in 2012.”

Imagine Optic, Inc. and its division Axiom Optics will be at CLEO on stand 1544. Members of the press are invited to contact Jerome Ballesta on 1-617-803-5252. For more information or to find the Imagine Optic office nearest you, please visit


Imagine Optic is Europe’s foremost provider of high-precision Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors and adaptive optics products.  The Company was founded in Orsay France in 1996 to respond to the need for high-precision/wide-dynamic range wavefront metrology and adaptive optics products.  Primary applications include high-power lasers, life-sciences microscopy, optical characterization and industrial quality control.  Imagine Optic currently employs over 30 qualified professionals in its worldwide offices in a variety of fields and is represented internationally by its extensive distributor network.  In addition to its French headquarters, the company additionally has offices in Barcelona, Boston, San Francisco and, most recently, Shanghai.


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