28 January 2020

OATI Appoints TOHO Technology as Strategic Distributor For North America

Opto-Alignment Technology Inc. (OATi) is pleased to announce that Chicago-based Toho Technology (www.tohotechnology.com) has been appointed as a strategic distributor to cover new sales in North America.

Toho Technology brings over 200 years of rich history in technology development and industrial applications. Toho will focus primarily on growing OATi’s product sales and application support in new market segments such as Semiconductor, Flat-Panel Displays, Industrial Manufacturing and Bio/Life Sciences that are well aligned with their current business base.

“We are excited about this strategic alliance between both organizations to help meet the growing demand for ultra-precision metrology products for R&D and manufacturing”, as stated by Guy Pearlman, OATi’s President and CEO.  

Based in Chicago, IL, Toho is centrally located to serve new customers across North America. With dedicated sales and application staff, “we are very motivated to get rolling and make a difference in our mutual goals of growing this business” said by John Coomes, President and COO of Toho.


For product information and quotation, please contact:

Toho – 713.583.7183, info@tohotechnology.com

OATi – 704.893.0399, sales@optoalignment.com



About OIDA

OSA Industry Development Associates (OIDA), operated as a division of The Optical Society (OSA), serves and represents organizations engaged in the business of optics and photonics—from start-ups to Fortune 500s. In support of its member companies, OIDA promotes and protects the business of optics and photonics in driving innovation, creating jobs, and accelerating growth in the U.S. and around the world. OIDA provides exclusive roadmap reports and market data for the industry, serves as the voice of the industry to government and academia, acts as a liaison with several trade associations worldwide and provides a network for the exchange of ideas and information within the optics and photonics community.

About Optica

Optica (formerly OSA) is dedicated to promoting the generation, application, archiving and dissemination of knowledge in optics and photonics worldwide. Founded in 1916, it is the leading organization for scientists, engineers, business professionals, students and others interested in the science of light. Optica’s renowned publications, meetings, online resources and in-person activities fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate scientific, technical and educational achievement.

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