Dynasil's Optometrics Subsidiary Signs Three-Year Comprehensive Supply Agreement with a Division of L-3 Communications

Feb 24, 2014, 09:15 ET from Dynasil Corporation of America

WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynasil Corporation of America (NASDAQ: DYSL) today announced that Optometrics Corporation subsidiary signed a three-year comprehensive supply agreement with a division of L-3 Communications. Optometrics will be providing high-quality optical components under this agreement. 

"We are excited to announce this cooperation with a division of L-3," said Peter Sulick, Dynasil's Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President. "It is an important piece of business for us, which will bring Optometrics' technology to a highly technical and competitive industry.  Optometrics' creative approach to product development and production scale-up were key determinants in the selection process. "

"This agreement promises to be a growth platform for Optometrics," said Laura Lunardo, COO of Optometrics. "We expect to provide in excess of $4.0 million in product to a division of L-3 over the next three years and will be adding approximately 15 new jobs at Optometrics as we scale up for this product. Being selected by this world-class company is a testament to the strength of our management and development teams." About Dynasil Dynasil Corporation of America (NASDAQ: DYSL) develops and manufactures optical detection and analysis technology and components for the homeland security, medical and industrial markets. Combining world-class expertise in research and materials science with extensive experience in manufacturing and product development, Dynasil is commercializing products, including dual-mode radiation detection solutions for Homeland Security and commercial applications and sensors for non-destructive testing. Dynasil has an impressive and growing portfolio of issued and pending U.S. patents. The Company is based in Watertown, Massachusetts, with additional operations in Mass., Minn., N.Y., N.J. and the United Kingdom. More information about the Company is available at www.dynasil.com.

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Contact: Patty Kehe Corporate Secretary Dynasil Corporation of America Phone: (617) 668-6855 pkehe@dynasil.com

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