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POC’s Record Growth Expands Operations in 2020

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Physical Optics Corporation, an advanced science and technology company serving the military and defense industry, has announced the expansion of operations in Torrance, CA. Kevin Walter, Ph.D., POC’s President and CEO, anticipates another record year with 2020 revenue exceeding $126M. In keeping up with its growing business demands, Walter indicated the company is investing in both people and production facilities. Since the first of this year, POC has already added 51 new jobs and expanded its operating facilities to over 170,000 sq. ft.

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POC Headquarters (Photo: Business Wire)

POC Headquarters (Photo: Business Wire)

Further, POC has recently relocated its headquarters to 20701 Manhattan Place, Torrance, CA 90501. In addition to expanding its production operations in three other nearby buildings, POC has opened supporting operations in Patuxent River, MD and Huntsville, AL. In recent years, POC has had significant success in providing innovative airborne products such as Data Transfer Systems, Mass Storage Systems and Mission Computer Networks for Navy, Marine, Air Force and Army platforms.

About Physical Optics Corporation

Physical Optics Corporation (POC) ( – Torrance, California), is a rapidly growing systems integrator of advanced technology, serving military and defense, homeland security, and selected commercial markets. Since its founding in 1985, POC has grown to $126M in revenue, with over 327 employees, including 27 Ph.D.’s and 136 engineers. POC is a highly innovative, employee-owned company and is located in Torrance, California. The company currently holds over 160 issued patents worldwide, covering 60 technologies. As POC moves forward, it will continue its work in innovative research and development, focusing on several strategic thrust areas and advanced programs, including full-rate platform production.