Santec USA Corporation is one of the leading manufacturers of optical components and test instruments for the fiber optics industry. It is a subsidiary of Japan-based Santec Corporation, which was founded in 1979. Other subsidiaries include Santec Europe Limited and Santec Shanghai Limited. Its Santec USA Corporation is the operating branch in the United States with a location in Hackensack, N.J. With more than 20 years of experience in the optics industry, Santec builds lasers, instruments and auxiliary components. Santec USA Corporation acts as a seller, with products manufactured in Japan and distributed through U.S. sales channels.