Artist’s impression of Miyakoda Factory Building No. 4
Hamamatsu Photonics will construct a new factory building at its Miyakoda Factory site located in Shinmiyakoda, Kita-ku, Hamamatsu City, Japan. This new manufacturing space will increase the production capacity to respond to expanded market needs for semiconductor lasers essential in LiDAR* applications.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the new factory building is scheduled to be held on May 10, 2023, and the new factory building will be completed in July 2024.
* LiDAR is an abbreviation for “light detection and ranging” and is a remote sensing technology to measure the distance to an object by irradiating a laser beam onto it and detecting the reflected light with an optical sensor.
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