EKSPLA was officially established in 1992 but traces its roots to the laser division of EKSMA Co. founded in 1983.
1983 – Commercial development of experimental workshop of the Institute of Physics, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (EKSMA Co)
1992 – Spinning off of laser design and manufacturing business and establishing of a new company EKSPLA
1993 – Entering into the Japanese market
1996 – Start of marketing and sales in the USA
2002 – Introduction of picosecond diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser
2005 – Ekspla has been awarded as the knowledge economy company of the year
2006 – Ekspla has been certified according to the ISO 9001 standard
2007 – Ekspla CEO has received the partnership award of the National Advancement Awards
2011 – NT200 series tunable laser has been announced as winner of the 2010 Prism Award for Photonics Innovation.
2014 – Ekspla, by employing close partnership with laser companies for Lithuania and USA, successfully won two ELI laser procurement tenders: one for ELI-ALPS (Hungary) and one for ELI Beamlines (Czech republic)
2017 – 5 TW laser system has been introduced by Ekspla and Light Conversion led consortium. Read press release for more information.