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We are a world leader in high precision optical manufacturing, delivering custom optics to a wide range of innovators around the globe. Meeting these goals demands the right people. Teamwork, adaptability, and an enthusiastic approach to problem-solving are central to the Optimax culture. But what unites all our employees best is a hunger to continuously learn. We strive to find driven individuals who are committed to lifelong learning; who will continue to add value in their work throughout long and successful careers.



Production Optics / OEM

Beyond prototyping, Optimax has production capabilities for your project that can range up to 1000s of lenses. This allows us to supply highly complex optics to various markets with the quantities, speed, and performance your programs require.

Our high-end facility enables us to work with the tightest tolerances and produce the widest variety of components for any application.



Our quotes are structured to offer standard pricing and delivery – quicker delivery options are available upon request.



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We are looking for individuals that are committed to lifelong learning and creating value through their hard work.


Production Capabilities

When producing optical components, we deliver the highest quality for the best total value and a complete solution.

Our production quantities range from 100s-1000s at a predictable pace and price point.


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Partners in Production

Optimax dedicates a team of engineers and account managers to key production programs to ensure on-time delivery, efficient communication, and outstanding quality.


For each production program, we deliver the critical data and reliability you need by streamlining our quality process to give you custom data packages and the overall best value.

Engineering Production

Optimax provides engineering assistance to achieve robust designs resulting in the best possible cost and consistent designs for our customers.

Types of Optics

Optimax is a world-class manufacturer of precision optics. Our capabilities incorporate a wide range of manufacturing technologies from which we can engineer solutions that best fit your requirements. Fabrication capabilities range from conventional machinery to highly deterministic CNC machining.


Application Solutions

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Engineered Solutions

Learn how Optimax is leading the way in optical innovation.

Technical Expertise

Do you want to learn more about our optical manufacturing innovation? Refer to our Knowledge Center to read technical papers on, aspheres, business leadership, coatings, freeform optics, innovative optics manufacturing, and lens tolerancing & inspection.

Lens Tolerancing & Inspection

How to use manufacturing statistics when tolerancing a lens system

Lens design software analyzes optical tolerances by modeling a perturbed optical system to capture the effect of simultaneous changes in manufacturing and alignment errors.

Aspheric Optics

The sum of all errors: Technical Digest

Optimax Systems uses this MRF process to correct aspheric lenses in transmission to subwavelength errors.

Lens Tolerancing & Inspection

Cylinder Manufacturing Considerations

Cylinder manufacturing methods can influence specification, offering recommendations on what to consider when designing cylindrical optical components to minimize cost and allow for greater flexibility in manufacturing. 

Lens Tolerancing & Inspection

Centration Tolerances

There are parameters used in specifying centration of a lense and techniques used to check the location of and position the optical axis. Whether centering errors are specified in terms …

Lens Tolerancing & Inspection

The Language Of Prisms

Prisms are optical components used to reflect or refract light. Their distinct characteristics give rise to its own language, the language of prisms. 

Innovative Optics Manufacturing

Considerations in Manufacturing Cemented Assemblies

One design strategy for an optical system is centering two or more lenses together to build a lens assembly. However, strain in excess may cause delamination or fracture of the …

Lens Tolerancing & Inspection

Optical Glass: Substitutes Versus Equivalents

Selecting the material from which a lens is made is a fundamental design consideration. In certain situations, a substitute or equivalent material may need to be identified depending on the …

Innovative Optics Manufacturing

Specifying And Measuring Spherical Surface Irregularity ©

This paper will define surface irregularity for spherical surfaces, offer information on measurement methods for testing surface irregularities, and some specification guidelines.

Lens Tolerancing & Inspection

Mechanical Attributes: Diameter, Center and Edge Thickness Specification for Lens Manufacture

Mechanical attribute tolerances can be a major cost driver because of time and yield penalties added to fabrication of a lens. Dimensions and their tolerances are interrelated, so designers need …

Lens Tolerancing & Inspection

Specifying And Modeling As-Built Centration Errors For Singlets And Cemented Doublets

Centration errors arise from deviation from superposition. In a perfectly centered lens, the mechanical and optical axes are concurrent and coincidental, superimposed on each other.  

Lens Tolerancing & Inspection

Specifying More Than Peak to Valley

Mid-spacial frequency wavefront error, slope, and PVr have a big effect on optical component manufacturing. Specifying them can help reduce error. 

Lens Tolerancing & Inspection

The Effect of Phase Distortion On…Thin Film Coated Optical Surfaces

Phase-shifting interferometry is widely used to determine form errors of an optical surface in optical manufacturing. These distortions can affect the ability to get accurate data on thin film coated …

Lens Tolerancing & Inspection

Specifying and Measuring Slope Error of Optical Surface

This paper will first detail where slope error originated from, what it represents and the role it plays in the optical performance.

Lens Tolerancing & Inspection

Role of Surface Roughness In Optical Performance

This paper examines the role surface roughness plays in optical system performance, discusses the components of a surface roughness specification, and contrasts roughness with cosmetic defects.

Manufacturing the Future

At Optimax, we are manufacturing the future, creating the highest precision optics underlying high-tech systems in key markets and applications. We offer rapid and expedited delivery upon request and are committed to our customers in the long term.

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