The history of Photonis Defense, Inc. dates back to 1942, when plant construction began in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Plant construction in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
New Products Division (NPD) Foundation
Burle Industries Foundation
Electronic Security Equipment and Systems business sold
Acquisition Burle division Galileo
Burle joins Photonis Group
Acquisition of Triton ETD
The Photonis Group splits Photonis USA Pennsylvania
The Photonis Group splits Photonis USA Pennsylvania into two separate companies naming them Photonis Defense, headquartered in Lancaster, PA and Photonis Scientific, headquartered in Sturbridge, MA. Photonis Defense operates under a Special Security Agreement with the Defense Security Service which enables them to maintain a classified facility clearance.