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Edmund Optics® Makes Major Investment in Laser Optics with a New Manufacturing Facility

8/7/2023, Barrington, NJ USA   —

Edmund Optics®, a leading global manufacturer of laser optics coatings, components, and assemblies optimized for high-power laser systems, continues to invest in its laser optics manufacturing capabilities and has recently expanded its footprint in Oldsmar, FL, USA. The brand new, state-of-the-art 34,000 sq. ft. Laser Optics Center is dedicated to manufacturing a wide variety of optical components with high laser damage thresholds from the UV to the far IR.

"We are excited to significantly enhance our laser optics manufacturing capabilities and capacity with the new Florida facility," says Marisa Edmund, Chairman and Chief Marketing & Sales Officer for Edmund Optics. "With over 30+ years of regional presence and global design, manufacturing, and applications expertise, we are well-equipped to respond to customer demand for increasingly high-quality laser optics.”

In addition, this facility expands Edmund Optics’ laser optics manufacturing capabilities across laser crystal and glass fabrication, polishing, metrology, inspection, and testing, and is home to approximately 50 employees, many of whom are laser optics experts. Our design and manufacturing engineers specialize in complex, high laser damage threshold coatings and designing for manufacturability.

"We continuously put our customers first, doing this every day by reliably manufacturing laser optics that meet their unique specifications and needs," says Dr. Stefaan Vandendriessche, Director, Laser Optics Business Line for Edmund Optics. "This new facility enables us to better support innovative applications through our expanded development, manufacturing, and assembly capabilities."

To learn more about Edmund Optics’ laser optics capabilities, metrology, process, expertise, and resources, please visit the new online Laser Optics Manufacturing Hub at

About Edmund Optics:

Edmund Optics® is a leading global supplier of optics, imaging, and photonics technology that has served a variety of markets including Life Sciences, Biomedical, Industrial Inspection, Semiconductor, R&D, and Defense since 1942. The company designs and manufactures a wide array of optical components, multi-element lenses, imaging systems, and optomechanical equipment, while supporting OEM applications with volume production of stock and custom products. Operating in more than a dozen major facilities around the globe, Edmund Optics employs over 1,100 employees and continues to expand. Customers can purchase items by calling 1-800-363-1992, via the catalog, or on the website at