Optometrics’ Ayer Manufacturing FacilityOptometrics is a leading, worldwide supplier of specialized optical components developed through close collaboration with its customers. The company’s core technologies of mechanical ruling, holographic recording, photolithography, and optical thin film coatings have positioned the company as a leading supplier of diffraction gratingsbeamsplitters, and wire grid polarizers. The Minichrom™ monochromator, with over 30,000 units sold, is a proven workhorse integrated within analytical instrumentation worldwide.

wire grid polarizers

In addition to the OEM and custom capabilities, Optometrics stocks a large assortment of off-the-shelf optical interference filters and has coating ability using both the latest hard ion-assisted deposition technology and traditional techniques which provide cost effective solutions.

We are certified and registered to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. We also actively support lean manufacturing practices, including Six Sigma methodologies and approaches to problem solving. Learn more about Quality and Testing Focus.

Optometrics offers the following OEM support services:

  • Customer matched test protocols
  • Extensive inventory of stock items
  • Fast delivery of custom items
  • Higher level pre-aligned assemblies
  • Kanban stocking arrangements
  • Specialized packaging, marking, and bar coding services
  • Gun sights
  • Military optics
  • Monochromators
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Quality control
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Life Sciences
  • Engineering
  • FTIR Spectroscopy, Microscopy
  • Communications

General Manager

Gary Bishop Ph.D.

Vice President, Business Development

Jay Zakrzewski


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