Demand for High Precision Optics Spurs Growth at Optical Surfaces
Optical Surfaces Ltd., a leading manufacturer of high precision optics and optical systems for organisations involved with fundamental physics, astronomy, space, defence and the environment, has reported a 48% growth in sales for 2009 over the previous 12 months.
Dr Aris Kouris, Sales Manager commented ‘Optical Surfaces Ltd. had an excellent year which included a major new call off order from an internationally renowned research organisation, a pleasing level of repeat business from OEM clients and supply of challenging, high precision optics to several new customers in Europe, Asia and the USA’. He added ‘In times of economic recession – organisations look for more from their supply partners. In such a climate our core strengths of a highly skilled workforce, proprietary high precision optical manufacturing expertise, competitive pricing and a proven ability to deliver top quality, performance tested optics and optical systems has stood us in good stead’. To ensure the contamination-free status of its high precision optics – Optical Surfaces Ltd invested in a new class 10,000 clean room facility during 2009.
Optical Surfaces Ltd. has been producing optical components and systems for more than 45 years and is now accepted as one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of high-precision optics. The company’s main workshops and test facilities are deep underground in a series of tunnels excavated in solid chalk where temperature remains constant and vibration is practically non-existent. With such stable conditions testing particularly with long path lengths become quantifiable and reliable. Working with these natural advantages is a highly skilled team of craftsmen with a commitment to excellence in both product quality and customer service. Optical Surfaces ISO 9001-2000 approved manufacturing facility provides the flexible resources to supply from single specialist requirements to OEM quantities. All high precision optics are provided with a complete quality test assurance report.
Source: Optical Surfaces Ltd