ELCAN Optical Technologies is part of the Raytheon group of companies, employing more than 1,100 people in Canada, United States and Spain. ELCAN Optical Technologies provides precision optical and electronic solutions for industrial, medical, defense and commercial markets. It supplies advanced sighting systems, such as thermal imaging binoculars. In 2005, the company developed electronic rifle sighting for sportsmen. ELCAN offers co-engineering performance solutions, manufacturing efficiencies and design approaches to applied optics. The company offers services of prototyping, optical fabrication, thin-film coating, diamond point turning, mechanical fabrication, electronics manufacturing and integration. ELCAN uses automated cementing and alignment equipment and techniques such as diffractive testing methods, refractive and reflective systems, tool path correction capabilities, holographic testing methods and high-speed spindle capabilities. ELCAN Optical Technologies maintains head offices in Richardson, Texas.