By Arizona Commerce Authority
Viavi Solutions Inc. announced its Optical Security and Performance Products segment plans to establish a new manufacturing facility in Chandler to support growing demand for its technologies. VIAVI also plans to transition its headquarters to the new facility, which is anticipated to house at least 100 employees by 2022.
The company has already relocated its corporate headquarters to a temporary office in Scottsdale. The company’s San Jose office will continue to operate as a functional center and sales office.
VIAVI is a global leader in network test, monitoring and assurance solutions for communications service providers, enterprises, network equipment manufacturers, government and avionics. The company is also a leader in light management solutions for 3D sensing, anti-counterfeiting, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive and defense applications.
In seeking to locate a new facility, the company found Arizona provided the ideal conditions of being business-friendly, offering a high quality of life at reasonable cost, and providing a strong base of talent. The Optics Valley region of Arizona is a world renowned hub for optics research and VIAVI is an Industrial Affiliate at the University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences. (Source)