Solutions from Optics Balzers

Optics Balzers is the innovative and independent industry partner for the development and production of coated optical components and subassemblies. The company is part of Materion Cooperation and possesses a broad and in-depth know-how in optical thin-film coating processes, complemented by sophisticated patterning, glass bonding and sealing, and further processing capabilities necessary for producing optical thin-film coated components up to optical subassemblies.
Highly experienced and skilled development and engineering teams
closely collaborate with customers to develop innovative solutions meeting their specific and unique requirements and design robust processes to manufacture the customer specific components. The combination of these capabilities and skills places Optics Balzers at the forefront of markets in the photonics industry such as Life Science, Industry, Consumer, Space, Automotive and Lighting.

With more than 70 years of experience in optical coating technology, Optics Balzers possesses profound knowledge in optical component manufacturing. Customers benefit from state-of-the-art vacuumdeposition technologies, various adapted patterning, bonding and glass processing technologies operated in modern facilities with clean room environments.
Optics Balzers’ continuous innovation, quality improvements, additions of expertise and production sites in Liechtenstein, Germany and Malaysia, will continue to support customers’ novel product development efforts with Optics Balzers as a trusted, reliable, and innovative partner.


Examples of Optical Coatings & Components

  • Alflex™/Silflex™ folding mirrors
  • Antireflection coatings
  • Bandpass filters
  • Lightgate™
  • Chrome coatings
  • NIR filters
  • Notch filters
  • Polarizing Beamsplitters


  • Patterning (photolithography, laser ablation, masked coatings)
  • Bonding & Sealing (Gelot™ solderable coatings)
  • Marking Solutions
  • Glass Processing
  • Subassembly
  • Volume Production
  • Packaging & Handling
  • Development Partners