The most important step in the development of a new product is the conversion from design to an actual working model. Our engineering staff works closely with our production department to enable this to happen quickly and accurately. COI operates a dedicated prototype facility with the same breadth of fabrication capabilities found in its production facility. This significantly shortens and mitigates risk in the product development cycle when compared to other suppliers who queue prototypes in with existing production orders. Customers can also utilize our rapid prototyping if quick turnaround time is a critical factor.
In our history, COI has created over 6,000 unique individual work orders for various optical systems.