Atlanta – January 15, 2015 - Lumense, an Atlanta-based developer of real-time sensors capable of continuously measuring the concentration of trace chemicals and biologicals in gases and liquids, announced today the selection of Manufactured Assemblies Corp. (MAC) as its contract assembly partner.

Lumense will continue to produce the device’s core sensing component and accompanying optical subassembly at separate facilities located on or near the Georgia Tech campus,

“The selection of MAC comes after a targeted search for a local manufacturer that could meet our expectations,” said Mike Slawson, Lumense’s co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. “We are very impressed with MAC’s capabilities and customer service and are glad to be able to utilize a Georgia assembly operation.”

Randall Woody, MAC’s Vice President and General Manager, said, “We are attracted to Lumense’s business potential, and are pleased to be working closely with Lumense as it brings its first product to market. We look forward to a long term partnership with Lumense.”

Lumense’s sensor products, based on technology originated at Georgia Tech, have applications across a host of sectors, including the agricultural, food and beverage, and water industries. Lumense first product, the Lumense Ammonia Monitor, is focused on the nation’s $25 billion poultry industry and will begin shipping in March.  It allows poultry farmers, for the first time, to continuously monitor house ammonia levels and automatically adjust ventilation, improving house performance and better ensuring bird welfare.

Lumense plans to highlight the capabilities of its Ammonia Monitor and begin offering it for sale at the upcoming International Production & Processing Expo. Scheduled from Jan. 27 through Jan. 29, the expo, which is in Atlanta, is the world’s largest poultry, meat and feed industry event of its kind.

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