SOURCE: Santur Corporation

August 29, 2007 06:00 ET

Santur Joins Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies

Santur Joins List at #12 Position, With Revenue Growth of > 5900% From 2003 to 2006

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - August 29, 2007) - Santur Corporation, the leading manufacturer of reliable tunable active products for the global telecommunications industry, today announced its inclusion among the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies (September 2007 edition).

Paul Meissner, CEO of Santur, stated, "Santur is excited to be among the Inc. 500 fastest growing companies. We attribute our #12 ranking to the strong commitment of our customers to adopt the next wave of active products for optical communications. The availability of high-speed internet and the demand for video content are driving a bandwidth explosion across the communications network. Santur's family of tunable products are key enablers to fulfill this rapidly growing service demand."

Inc. magazine annually evaluates and publishes a list of the 500 fastest growing companies across a number of industries. Santur's high ranking is unique among telecommunications companies.

"Our employees have worked hard to achieve this accomplishment," continues Meissner. "We are excited by the full lineup of new products we're developing to further establish our leadership."

About Santur Corporation

Headquartered in Fremont, California, Santur Corporation is the world's leading vertically integrated manufacturer of high-performance tunable lasers for metro and long-haul WDM systems. The company's patented DFB-array technology enables the fabrication of broadly tunable sources at the same high performance as fixed wavelength sources. Santur's products have set a new standard in the industry with their unique combination of high-power achieved without the use of a semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA), wide tunability with no possibility of mode hops, stability in harsh environments, Telcordia GR-468 reliability and value. For more information, visit, call 1-(866)-TUNABLE, or e-mail

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Gurinder Parhar
    V.P., Business Development
    Santur Corporation
    Phone: (510) 933 4127
    Cell: (408) 839 4490
    Fax: (510) 656-7563
    E-mail: Email Contact