To Discuss Successfully Aligning with White House Executive Order 14017 for Building Resilient Supply Chains, Revitalizing American Manufacturing, and Fostering Broad-based Growth
ORLANDO, FL / ACCESSWIRE / March 31, 2022 / LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH) (“LightPath,” the “Company,” or “we”), a leading vertically integrated global manufacturer and integrator of proprietary optical and infrared technologies and high-level assemblies, today announced that Chief Executive Officer, Sam Rubin has been invited by the North American International Year of Glass Steering Committee of the American Ceramic Society to speak at the National Day of Glass conference in Washington, DC from April 5-7, 2022.
Mr. Rubin will be giving a presentation to address how LightPath’s supply chain strategies for infrared glass and vertically integrated manufacturing successfully align with White House Executive Order 14017 for Building Resilient Supply Chains, Revitalizing American Manufacturing, and Fostering Broad-based Growth. In particular, the talk will be focused on reducing the dependence on imports of germanium from China and Russia, as had been recently identified as a need by the Department of Defense and in a special report to Congress on securing supply of critical minerals. The National Day of Glass conference organizers state that its prestigious and historic event will feature technical programming and talks from some of the largest and biggest minds in the North American Glass industry and government agencies.
Separately, Mr. Rubin also will be presenting on a similar supply chain topic at the 2022 SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing conference. LightPath will be participating as an exhibitor in the SPIE trade show, which is being held at the Gaylord Palm Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, FL, from April 3-7, 2022. The event will focus on mission-critical sensing innovations for the defense and security applications, including cutting-edge development of multiple forms of sensors, laser systems, spectral imaging, radar, lidar, autonomous systems, and other findings from the community. Mr. Rubin will be presenting on April 6 as part of the Florida Photonics Industry Showcase: New Technology and Expanding Economic Impact, with a discussion on its innovative methods for bolstering its infrared optics supply chain.
Presentation materials will be made available following the respective events on the News/Events section of the Company’s website at https://www.lightpath.com/events/.