Molex buys customized optical fiber solutions firm Fiberguide

Molex announced the acquisition of Fiberguide Industries, a manufacturer of customized optical fiber solutions based in Caldwell, Idaho.
Optical fiber investmentFiberguide will join Molex’s Polymicro business, a Phoenix-based provider of specialty optical fiber and fluidic-based products tailored for medical, industrial and datacom applications.

Both Molex and Fiberguide bring expertise in optical fibers, analytical probes and packaged assemblies to support demands for minimally invasive medical procedures. Their design capabilities provide customer-centric solutions for industrial monitoring and sensing as well as datacom applications.

“Fiberguide contributes more than 40 years of technological innovation to Molex,” said Devinder Saini, VP of Technology for Fiberguide.

Molex will develop centers of optical fiber excellence in Phoenix and Caldwell to support new business opportunities from concept to production. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.