New Nizhny Novgorod site expected to cover most of Russia?s demand for optical materials

New Nizhny Novgorod site expected to cover most of Russia?s demand for optical materialsA Nizhny Novgorod group of companies in the mid-Volga area is launching outside Nizhny its high-tech selenide and zinc sulfide production line to supply Russia?s optical materials sector.

R?AIN Group, a Nizhny Novgorod group of companies in the mid-Volga area, is launching outside Nizhny its high-tech selenide and zinc sulfide production line to supply Russia?s optical materials sector, portal Sdelanounas.ru reports. Under plans, the facility will evolve into a modern maker of optical materials operating in the infrared, ultraviolet and visible light spectra. The factory is expected to focus on serial production of laser-quality optics and the growing of large-sized crystals. The latter is believed to be an area of expertise for ?the very few? companies in the world. The project is reportedly aimed at lowering Russia?s dependence on imported components in making high technology equipment...