Agiltron is a manufacturer of optical and photonic components and systems. It offers optical switches, fiberoptic components, laser, and LED light sources as well as electric field sensors. In addition, the company provides fiber mechanical splicers, C-lens, customer optical devices, infrared detectors, and spectrometers. Agiltron caters to telecommunications, aerospace, fiber laser, and other markets.

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Parent CompanyPhotonwares
HQWoburn, MA, US
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Agiltron was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Woburn, MA, US
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Key People/Management at Agiltron

Jim Zhao

Jim Zhao

Guanghai Jin

Guanghai Jin

Geoffrey Burnham

Geoffrey Burnham

EVP for Government Business
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Agiltron Office Locations

Agiltron has an office in Woburn
Woburn, MA, US (HQ)
15 Presidential Way
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Agiltron Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

Agiltron is a subsidiary of Photonwares

Agiltron Operating Metrics

Feb, 2022



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Agiltron Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Multispectral ImagingApril 04, 2008
Nanotrons Corporation
Sensarray Infrared Corporation

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Agiltron Online and Social Media Presence

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How to Measure the Insertion Loss of a Fiber Optical Device

To accurately measure the insertion loss of an optical device, we use the following setup and procedure during production and final test.   1.     Preparation To measure a device having optical connectors, make a fiber optical jumper cable of the same fiber and connectors. Use a stabilized laser hav…

Product Warranty

Photonwares Corporation offers a limited warranty, up to one year (warranty period), effective from the date of delivery, to the receiver of Photonwares’ products so delivered, pursuant to the receiver’s original purchase order issued to Photonwares, against defects in material or (and) workmanship …

How to test the insertion loss of a tunable optical filter

The filter only works in the specific range, beyond this range extra peaks may show. These peaks can be block with special order. Please follow these instructions to do an optical insertion loss test: Connect a broadband fiber-coupled laser source to OSA, sweep one time over the specified range of t…

Possible Causes For Fiber Optical Product Failure

Photonwares brand fiber optical products are designed for longevity with up to 20 years in field operation.  Each product is tested, meeting the performance specifications listed on the datasheet prior to shipping.   If a customer has difficulty achieving the same result as the test report, please c…

How to Define Multimode Fiberoptic Specification and Measure Its Performance

Unlike single mode laser, multimode light tends to spatially spread out in which each mode has its own distribution pattern and propagates light path.  Therefore, without knowing the modal distribution, the measurement results can be drastically different using different light source.  For example, …

High Speed 1×6 Reflection Optical Switch for Sensor Applications

Woburn, Mass. — Agiltron, a vertically integrated manufacturer of premium fiber optic components announces on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 the immediate commercial availability of a new family of high speed fiber optic 1×6 reflection switches. These new fiber optic switches are designed to provide unique,…
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Agiltron Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Agiltron founded?

    Agiltron was founded in 2001.

  • Who are Agiltron key executives?

    Agiltron's key executives are Jim Zhao, Guanghai Jin and Geoffrey Burnham.

  • How many employees does Agiltron have?

    Agiltron has 45 employees.

  • Who are Agiltron competitors?

    Competitors of Agiltron include Cube Optics, Optoflux and SA Photonics.

  • Where is Agiltron headquarters?

    Agiltron headquarters is located at 15 Presidential Way, Woburn.

  • Where are Agiltron offices?

    Agiltron has an office in Woburn.

  • How many offices does Agiltron have?

    Agiltron has 1 office.