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 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 vacuum-deposition 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

Optics Balzers Jena GmbH

Otto-Eppenstein-Strasse 2, 07745 Jena, Germany

Optics Balzers Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

Plot 574, Lorong Perusahaan 4, MY-13600 Penang, Malaysia

Germany - Tel.: +49 6196 999 4144
France - Tel.: +33 699 55 62 83
Switzerland - Tel.: +423 388 9216
USA - Tel.: +1 0303 502 5401
Singapore - Tel.: +65 6801 0219