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.
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.
45 years in Optics and Coatings
44 years in Optical Coatings
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Joined Penn Optical Coatings in 2013
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40 years in Optical Coatings
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