An Earned Reputation

for Optical Coatings.

Your Optical Coating Partner

Penn Optical Coatings is a trusted expert with 40 years of experience in developing and manufacturing high-precision optical coatings. We know optics manufacturing and work with many of the top US-based optical companies from prototype to large volume, with optics ranging from 1 millimeter to 1 meter. We control every step in our efficient optical coating manufacturing process—including our coating library of over 7,500 optical coating designs, in-house custom tooling, lean manufacturing processes—to deliver value, quality, and consistent results. Penn Optical Coatings is registered with the US DDTC for manufacture of defense articles in compliance with ITAR. All coatings are produced in the USA.

By the Numbers

years in optical coatings
coating designs
week turn around time

Optical Coating Expertise: Meet the Team

Iain MacMillan

Iain MacMillan, Penn Optical Coatings’ CEO, founded the company in 2013. In Iain’s 40 years of optical coating expertise and technical leadership, he has held numerous positions at leading optical companies, including Edmund Optics where he was Corporate Director for Optical Coatings. Iain is passionate about the science behind coating technology and continually innovates to solve customers’ problems. Iain holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Strathclyde.

Penn Optical Coatings has developed a team that understands the delicacy and importance of coatings.
Meet some of the coating experts you will work with during a project.
Linda Adam
Senior Optical Cleaner

45 years in Optics and Coatings

Will Hacker
Lead Coating Technician

44 years in Optical Coatings

Kelsi Foraker
Senior Inspector

13 years in optics and coatings

Joined Penn Optical Coatings in 2013

Randy Trinidad
Coating Technician

16 years in Optical Coatings

Sheila Roberts
Optical Cleaner

40 years in Optical Coatings

Casey Foraker
Coating Technician

9 years in Optical Coatings

Betsy Rose
Senior Office Manager

39 years in Optics and Coatings

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