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Precision Optical

Precision Optical

Map320 Kalmus Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
United States
Phone: +1 949-631-6800
Fax: +1 949-642-7501

Precision Optical occupies a magnificent 41,655 square-foot manufacturing marvel in Costa Mesa, California that was custom-designed to be optimized for the manufacture of precision optical components, coatings, and assemblies. It is one of the most well equipped optical manufacturing facilities in the world, specializing in the manufacture of corner cubes, alignment cubes, custom prisms, flats & windows.

Precision Optical has a storied and tenured history. The company was founded in Costa Mesa in 1959. After over 55 years of optical fabrication experience, Precision Optical has earned a widely-recognized reputation for reliability, value, and quality precision optics for some of the most demanding applications worldwide.  Precision Optical offers a diverse portfolio of capabilities dedicated to the research, design and production of precision optical components for the Biomedical, Aerospace, Defense, Semi Conductor, Metrology, and Laser industries. These capabilities include optical fabrication & polishing, thin-film coating, engineering, CNC machining, assembly, and metrology services.

Every aspect of Precision Optical’s facility was crafted and designed meticulously to spec from epoxy flooring to the state-of-the-art climate and particulate controlled clean rooms. Each manufacturing department and research and development lab was carefully positioned to maximize the company’s work-flow efficiencies. Despite the facility’s strong capacity for power, its environmentally-conscience design minimizes its carbon footprint and includes solar roof panels, energy efficient lighting and air conditioners, and drought-tolerant landscaping.

Precision Optical is known for pushing the limits of optical manufacturing by satisfying ever-evolving customer demands and maintaining cutting-edge metrological capabilities. Precision Optical provides the highest quality of precision optics available on the market and supports its products with dedicated and superior technical support for its customers across the globe.

Our latest news and product announcements:

Precision Optical Celebrates 60th Anniversary, Visit us at Photonics West Booth 1167

Precision Optical Successfully Manufactures 24” Reference Optical Flats

Precision Optical Provides Thin Film Coating Solutions with Quick Turn-Around!

Precision Optical Offers Custom Metrology Services and Solutions!

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Established: 1959
Employees: 60
Facility area (sq ft): 41,655
Ownership type: Privately Owned
Nicolaus Lambert, President/CTO
Jeremy Gordon, Vice President, Sales/Marketing
James McClure, Sales Manager
Al Lambert, Vice President/General Manager, COO
Green Manufacturing Green Manufacturing
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An Introduction to Precision Optical
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