EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Light Conversion

Light Conversion

Geographic Location

Country: Lithuania
Region: Vilniaus apskritis; Lietuva
Location of affected unit(s): Vilnius


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26.8 - Manufacture of magnetic and optical media
Number Employed: 391

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-06-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 02-06-2022
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Light Conversion, one of the largest Lithuanian laser manufacturers, is to create around 200-300 new jobs in Vilnius in the coming years. On 2 June 2022, the company officially opened a new production facility in Vilnius that currently employs 391 employees. The new unit houses laser production facilities, a scientific laboratory, an assembly and inspection laboratory, and other facilities. According to the management, the company is constantly looking for highly skilled engineers and physicists, experts in electronics, optics, mechanics, and other fields.

Light Conversion was founded in Lithuania in 1994. Currently, it is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of femtosecond lasers. The company collaborates with NASA and IBM.