Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies is a fully integrated, global provider of precision optics for Medical, Defense & Security, Industrial, Commercial and Entertainment customers. With a legacy spanning more than 160 years in the design and fabrication of high precision optics, Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies' founding companies include Ernst Leitz (Germany) and Texas Instruments (U.S.A.). Raytheon ELCAN is an acronym for Ernst Leitz CANada. The name is synonymous with quality, innovation and performance. Optics by Raytheon ELCAN are found in the most demanding, high-precision optical systems in the world. Today, Raytheon ELCAN is part of the Raytheon group of companies. Raytheon ELCAN has more than 1300 employees and operates in over 500,000 square feet of manufacturing facilities in Midland Ontario and Richardson Texas. Raytheon ELCAN provides custom-engineered opto-electronic and opto-mechanical design and high-volume, contract manufacturing capabilities, design and engineering services to assist customers in co-engineering performance solutions, manufacturing efficiencies and superior design approaches to applied optics. Raytheon ELCAN is admired for its customer-centric culture and dedication to operational excellence. The histories and cultures of the legacy companies (Leitz, Hughes and Texas Instruments) all contribute to Raytheon ELCAN's strength, credibility and image.