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Finisar Corporation
Traded as
Founded 1988[better source needed]
Headquarters Sunnyvale, California [1]
Products Optical communication components [1]
Revenue $1.2B+[better source needed]
Number of employees
14,000[better source needed]

Finisar Corporation is a manufacturer of optical communication components and subsystems. In 2008, Finisar merged with Optium Corporation.

Finisar's products include optical transceivers, optical engines, active optical cables, optical components, optical instrumentation, ROADM & wavelength management, optical amplifiers, and RF-over-Fiber. Their products enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications.


Apple Inc. announced a new partnership with Finisar in December 2017.[2] The planned investment of $390 million, will support Finisar's increase production of its R&D spending and high-volume production of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers that power some of Apple's features. The plant, supporting more than 500 jobs, is located in Sherman, Texas.[3]


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