Senator Helming Congratulates Optimax on Additional Expansion in Wayne County

Pamela Helming

March 31, 2022

Senator Helming at Optimax in 2019, when she presented the company with a New York State Senate Empire Award

Optics manufacturer Optimax Systems Inc. is investing $20 million to further expand its operations in Ontario, Wayne County. The company will add a 36,000 square-foot addition to its existing facility on Dean Parkway. As a result of its continued growth, the company plans to create up to 50 new jobs over the next five years. Optimax currently employs 355 people.

Senator Pam Helming said, "Optimax continues to demonstrate its leadership as an innovator in the optics industry and a major employer in the Finger Lakes region. Thank you to Joe Spilman, Rick Plympton, Mike Mandina and the entire Optimax team for their additional investment in growth and jobs in Wayne County. I’d also like to thank Optimax for its leadership in building a skilled workforce in our region through programs like FAME. Optimax provides outstanding career opportunities in high-tech manufacturing, with quality products made in America. We are proud to have Optimax headquartered in the 54th District.”

Read more about the company's plans.