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The Future Depends On Optics®

Who Is Edmund Optics®?

Edmund Optics® (EO) has been a leading global manufacturer and supplier of optics, imaging, and photonics technology that has served a variety of markets including Life Sciences, Biomedical, Industrial Inspection, Semiconductor, R&D, and Safety and Security since 1942. EO designs and manufactures a wide selection of optical components, multi-element lenses, imaging systems, and optomechanical equipment, while supporting original equipment manufacturer (OEM) applications with volume production of stock and custom products. The company employs over 1,000 employees in more than nine countries across the globe and continues to expand.

EO takes pride in helping customers from prototype to volume production, and specializes in creating cost-effective solutions that meet our customer’s specifications, timelines, and budgets. Whether requirements include stock optics, a build-to-print custom optical component, expert application engineering to optimize the design, or a completely custom design to customer-supplied requirements, EO’s engineers can create ideal solutions for each unique optical challenge. Every step of the way, Edmund Optics® is committed to ensuring product and procedural quality.



  • EO offers over 34,000 unique optical components available and ready to ship
  • EO manufactures over 2 million optical components and 170K assemblies every year in our global facilities
  • Our customers create life-saving and world-changing innovations enabled by optics. View Customer Case Studies

Where Is Edmund Optics®?

Edmund Optics® has a worldwide presence in industrial optics, extending well beyond our corporate headquarters in Barrington, New Jersey. Along with our research and design center in Arizona and sales and engineering office in Silicon Valley, EO is continually expanding its international presence with sales offices and manufacturing facilities in locations including Japan, China, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Singapore.

With over 198,000 sq. ft. (18,400 m2) of manufacturing space located in the Americas, Europe, and Asia and two world-class design centers, Edmund Optics® is ready to take your next project from design to prototype to volume production.

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Edmund Optics® Capabilities

  • Global Staff of Optical and Mechanical Designers
  • Over 30 Years of Experience Designing Optical Components and Optomechanical Assemblies
  • Skilled in Zemax, Code V®, FRED™, Solidworks, Matlab®, and More
  • Emphasis on Designing for Integration and High Production Yields
  • Over 31,200 Stock Products Available with 96% Same Day Order Fulfilment Rate
  • Modifications can be Made to Any Stock Optical Components in 2-3 Weeks ex works
  • Modification Services Include Dimensional Changes, Surface Treatments, Coatings, Mounting, and More
  • Build-to-Print Manufacturing Available for Custom Prototyping
  • Over 2 Million Optical Components and 170,000 Optical and Imaging Assemblies Manufactured Every Year
  • Highly Flexible Volume Order Servicing and Competitive Volume Discounts
  • Global Supply Chain Network With Global Warehousing
  • #1 Preferred Supplier of Optical Components 9 Years in a Row

Edmund Optics® believes that a company's value lies with its employees

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