SETTING THE STANDARD IN THE INNOVATION OF FIBER OPTICS

Since its founding in 2002, Coastal Connections has become one of the leading providers of engineered fiber optic cables and terminations in the world. We serve the medical, space, defense, and industrial markets.

Our medical cables are sold around the world for laser surgery and medical diagnosis. Coastal Connections’ space cables are used for laser communication and in laboratory experiments, while the defense cables are used on land and in aircraft for communications and sensing.

Located in Ventura, California, Coastal Connections manufactures industrial cables for strain, pressure, and positional sensing. We serve all of these markets by having great people and stocking hundreds of specialty fibers, connectors, and cables.

  Producing over 50,000 fiber optic cables annually in the USA for the following industries:

MEDICAL

RESEARCH

SPACE

DEFENSE

INDUSTRY

UNIQUE PRODUCTS

  • Qualified FC Connector for Space and Mobile Applications
  • Single-Mode Connectors for 2,000 Watt Pulses
  • End-Capped Cables for ≤405nm and HP Lasers
  • High Power Cables for Laser Communications
  • 250um OD End-Caps on 125um OD Fibers
  • Multiple PM Fibers Aligned in a Capillary
  • Pull fibers though 100 meters of tubing
  • 0 to 45° Polishes on Fibers and Ferrules
  • +/- 0.5mm Long Fiber Polished Pigtails
  • Vacuum Feedthroughs for PM Fibers
  • Assemblies for Arterial Catheters
  • Matched Length +/-2mm Cables
  • Vacuum Cables for -200°C
  • Mid-IR Cable Assemblies
  • Cables for Oral Surgery
  • Ultra Low Loss Cables

CUSTOMERS

  • Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Army Research Lab
  • Ball Aerospace
  • BAE
  • Boeing
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Draper Labs
  • General Atomics
  • General Dynamics
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Laser Pigtailing Companies
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Los Alamos National Labs
  • Medical Device Manufacturers
  • MIT Lincoln Labs
  • NASA
  • Naval Research Lab
  • NIST
  • Northrop Grumman
  • NOAA
  • Optical Device Manufacturers
  • Optical Fiber Manufacturers
  • Optical Measurement Companies
  • Optical System Manufacturers
  • Raytheon
  • University of California

ASSEMBLY

POLISH

SPLICE

TESTING

ANALYSIS

ANDY DEVINE

President and Founder

Prior to founding Coastal Connections, Andy Devine was a Program Manager, Business Unit Leader, and Director of Operations at RIFOCS, a fiber optic company.

As a program manager, he performed the initial qualification of the AVIM connector for thermal cycling in space. As a business unit leader, he grew the cable assembly business from $7 million to $12 million in sales in 18 months. Prior to RIFOCS, he developed tools to install small optical cables and arrays in the ocean and was an inspector for subsea cable installation in Malaysia.

Andy holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology from California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, California and an MBA from Pepperdine University, Malibu, California.

JOHN LU

Applications, Sales Engineer

John joined Coastal Connections in 2018. Before joining Coastal Connections, he was a project/product manager who specialized in designing and manufacturing corrosion-resistant capital equipment to ASME standards for the chemical, pharmaceutical, and petroleum industries.

John holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, California.

RICH DAHLBERG

Quality/Manufacturing Engineer

Rich joined Coastal Connections in 2019, bringing nearly a decade of hands-on Quality and Manufacturing experience in the pharmaceutical, medical device, and aerospace industries. He specializes in data-driven process improvement and the use of quality systems and tools to deliver a world-class customer experience.

Rich holds a BS in Business from Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, New Hampshire and an MBA from Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio. He is an ASQ certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

QUALITY POLICY

Quality First. Coastal Connections strives to exceed our customer’s expectations, while maintaining our industry leadership, through continuous improvement of our products and quality system.

MISSION STATEMENT

Maintain a workplace which encourages teamwork, growth, and profitability by providing quality, timely, and innovative, fiber optic assemblies. Positively impact employees and society by staying ethical and open, while balancing the needs of employees and customers.

CERTIFICATIONS

• ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System
• ITAR Registered
• NASA 8739.5 Certified Operators

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2085 SPERRY AVENUE SUITE B
VENTURA, CA 93003