Thorlabs is a leading global designer and manufacturer of photonics equipment for research, manufacturing, and biomedical applications. Founded in 1989, Thorlabs is headquartered in New Jersey, USA, with manufacturing and sales offices in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Sweden, Japan, China, and Brazil.
Thorlabs Ltd, based in Ely, is dedicated to the design and manufacture of vibration isolation and motion control products. To accommodate consistently strong sales growth and product development, Thorlabs Ltd moved to a purpose-built manufacturing site at the Lancaster Way Business Park in 2020. The new site is home to manufacturing areas, laboratories, R&D facilities, offices, and a shipping warehouse.
Thorlabs Ltd is passionate about continuous improvement and employee development and has been the recipient of multiple local business awards. Recent awards include Employer of the Year, Medium Business of the Year, and Business of the Year at the Ely Standard East Cambridgeshire Business Awards 2017.