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Quebec, April 22nd, 2021 – Han’s Laser cutting with his division Coractive and a team of financial partners today announced an investment of more than $34 million in the construction of a new state-of-the-art fiber optic production facility to be located in the Quebec City region. The 75,000 square foot facility will quintuple the company’s production capacity and create 30 high value-added jobs in 2023.

“These new world-class facilities will enable us to ensure Coractive’s growth and to access new markets in the booming fiber optics and industrial laser sectors. We are also simultaneously deepening our roots in Quebec City and its associated center of excellence” said Jean-Noël Maran, President and Chief Executive Officer of Coractive.

It is a timely investment for Coractive, which generates 95 % of its revenues abroad. The new and modern building and the advanced equipment that will be set up in the facility will enable the company to increase its production of fiber optic products and to boost output quality.

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The expansion will also strengthen the company’s position with current customers and in other high potential markets such as Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) laser sensors, which are expected to grow amidst the imminent arrival of autonomous vehicles on roads.

The increased factory capacity aligns well with Coractive’s desire to continuously innovate and to use its expertise in new R&D projects to create research partnerships with various education institutions.

Construction of the complex is expected to begin this summer. Delivery of the new building, which will also become Coractive’s new head office, is expected in late 2022.

Several partners will also be investing in this relocation and expansion project, which is the largest ever carried out by Coractive.

About Coractive

Founded in Quebec in 1998, Coractive specializes in designing and manufacturing special optical fiber (SOF) and in the sale of fiber lasers. The company has an extensive network of distributors in North America, Europe and Asia that meet the specific needs of industrial customers in the telecommunications, Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR), medical and scientific sectors. The multinational Han’s Laser became a majority shareholder of the company in 2016.

About Han’s Laser Smart Equipment Group

A subsidiary of Han’s Laser Technology Industry Group Co. Ltd., Han’s Laser Smart Equipment Group is a world leader in laser machinery for industrial manufacturing. Headquartered in Shenzhen, China, the company’s product portfolio includes basic 2D, pipe and precision 3D cutting series. Han’s Laser Smart Equipment Group products are sold in over 40 countries. Han’s Laser has been listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange since 2004 (stock code: 002008). For more information, please visit 

Upon the strategic 2016 acquisition of Quebec City-based CorActive High-Tech, a manufacturer of specialty optical fiber and fiber laser modules, Han’s became the first laser company to manufacture its own fiber laser source and provide service in Canada. Backed by a five-year warranty, CorActive fiber laser offers better back reflection protection for reflective materials. What’s more, CorActive fiber offers an operation frequency of 60 hz for faster hole burning, which increases cycle times and reduces overall cost.

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