SAN JOSE, CA., February 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Lumentum Holdings Inc. (“Lumentum”), a market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products, today announced that Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha has awarded to Lumentum the prestigious 2021 Prime Minister’s Award for Industry in the Productivity category. The award recognizes Lumentum’s outstanding achievement in successfully integrating efficiency and effectiveness into its manufacturing processes and its focus on continuous improvement of its Thailand ease.

“We are extremely honored by this award and incredibly proud of the diligent and passionate team at Lumentum,” said Chris Parson, Senior Vice President of Asia Operations and Services at Lumentum. “This recognition demonstrates our ingrained culture of continuous improvement and zero-defect mindset. We leverage Kaizen and innovation to drive efficiency throughout the product lifecycle, from product concept to manufacturing process, and to provide the highest quality, best performing products that meet or exceed the needs of our customers.”

This recognition marks the second major award for Lumentum’s Navanacorn factory in Thailand, having received the 2020 Prime Minister’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Quality Management. The newly developed site made history by being the fastest to win this award and on its first attempt.

Since 1981, the Premier’s Awards for Industry have honored outstanding companies, of all sizes and from all sectors, who have demonstrated their achievements and contributions to the benefit of Thailand society and economy. Winners are selected based on their management capabilities, business performance, innovation, technology, economic and social impact, and corporate governance.

About Lumentum

Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE) is a market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networks and laser applications worldwide. Lumentum optical components and subsystems are part of virtually every type of telecommunications, enterprise, and data center network. Lumentum lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse applications, including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities. Lumentum is headquartered in San Jose, California with R&D, manufacturing and sales offices around the world. For more information, visit

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