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Edmund Optics® is Certified as a Women Business Enterprise

1/17/2024, Barrington, NJ USA   —

Edmund Optics®, a global provider of optical technology solutions, is proud to announce its recognition as a Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE). Marisa Edmund, a member of the third generation of the Edmund Family, is now leading the company in the role of Chairman of the Board, as well as Chief Marketing & Sales Officer.

"After working at Edmund Optics for more than 26 years, I am incredibly proud to receive the official certification that we are both women-owned and women-led. We have an award-winning team of female board members, executives, engineers, and colleagues who also make this possible, and I am grateful for each of them," says Marisa Edmund. "From the time I started in 1998, it has been my goal to make Edmund Optics the most diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace within our industry, as I firmly believe that diverse and inclusive teams provide better solutions for customers."

"This Certification reflects our many years of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), including the empowerment of women in the business world," noted Jeanne Davie, Senior Vice President of Human Resources.

Edmund Optics has consistently demonstrated excellence as a manufacturer and supplier of optical components and assemblies for over 80 years as a family-owned, privately held business. As a Certified Women Business Enterprise, the aim is to contribute to the growth and success of diverse businesses in the optics and photonics industry.

Edmund Optics invites customers, partners, employees, and the community to celebrate this milestone alongside the organization.

Letter of Certification

About Edmund Optics:

Edmund Optics® is a leading, global provider of optical technology solutions that has served markets ranging from life sciences, to industrial inspection, to materials processing since 1942. The company services customers through two distinct offerings: a marketplace that serves as a one-stop shop for the best brands and products in optics and photonics; and custom and volume manufacturing of precision optical and imaging components and systems. In-house application expertise, design, and research and development collaborate to discover creative solutions to customers’ optical challenges. The company employs 1,250+ employees across 18 global locations and continues to expand. Customers can learn more, speak to an engineer, or purchase items through our website at