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Optical Manufacturing Services

Army Lens 001 Manufacturing quality cost-effective solutions delivered on-time, every time… Whether it is a lens assembly or an electro-optic system Clear Align can deliver. We provide build-to-print services, or design and build a system based upon your system-level requirements. We are dedicated to pushing the technical envelope and developing increasingly sophisticated and effective methodologies and integration strategies that differentiate your product in the market place. Clear Align’s optical manufacturing services include:

• Imaging Systems
• Laser and Fiber Optic Systems
• Optoelectronic Packages

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Customers 
Clear Align serves a diverse defense and medical customer base by offering optical design services and manufacturing of a comprehensive range of optical systems.  Customers include the US Army, BAE Systems, Honeywell, Kensey Nash, L3 Communications, Lockheed Martin, the US Navy, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamic, GE, and Raytheon.

Cleanroom Assembly
At Clear Align, we deliver high-quality, precision optical assemblies by combining key factors — one of the most vital of which is cleanliness. We provide clean manufacturing operations ranging from Class 100,000 to Class 100. Our facility is equipped with ESD-safe assembly and testing stations to ensure safe delivery of your ESD-sensitive electronic assembly.

Quality Controls 
Quality control isn’t just about parts inspection at Clear Align; our quality control system starts before design engineers boot up their computers. Clear Align uses an computer-controlled quality system at every work station, and we continually review and update our process using SPC metrics. Whether we are building MIL-qualified, space-qualified, or medical devices, our QC system enables us to meet every delivery commitment. Our facility is fully ISO9000, and AS9100 compliant as verified by external auditor.

Manufacturing Controls 
Clear Align has invested significantly in infrastructure that ensures on-time and quality delivery with electronic oversight of manufacturing including quality control. configuration management, supply chain management and resource planning. Our paper-less system ensures traceability and compliant with key quality systems such as ISO9000, AS9100 and military specifications.

ITAR Compliance 
Clear Align is compliant with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and has implemented measures to ensure secure program implementation for defense-related programs. All Clear Align staff members are US Citizens. All technical data are controlled, including information required for the design, development, production, integration, testing, maintenance, and modification of products or services originally created for military customers.

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DCAA Compliance 
All projects costs are monitored per Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) requirements as defined by Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). Examples of controls include detailed timecards for each project and tracking allowable direct expenses on government programs.