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SCHOTT in Yverdon, Switzerland
Center of Excellence for Coatings & High-Precision Components

Founded originally as a family-run business in 1968, SCHOTT in Yverdon was acquired by SCHOTT and integrated into "Advanced Optics" in 2000. Since then, it has developed a great deal of expertise and unique skills when it comes to producing optical components.

Today, SCHOTT in Yverdon serves as the Center of Excellence for coatings and high-precision optical components, and it has an excellent command of various coating techniques, diverse precision processing and finalization procedures, including cementing and sub-assembling.

Thanks to its state-of-the-art equipment, this site offers customized products that leverage its vast material portfolio and provides solutions for many key industries, such as aviation, medical technology, optoelectronics, lithography, and the watch industry, to name but a few.

Highlights & Key Products
  • State-of-the-art coating techniques (magnetron sputtering, IAD coating, standard vapor deposition with direct and indirect monitoring for various AR coatings, bandpass, and interference filters, but also hard coatings for use in high-end applications
  • CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) machining for high-precision components for use in microlithography and high-end optics
  • One of the largest plane parallel polished installed capacities in Europe in addition to aspherical & cylindrical lens manufacturing capabilities
  • High-precision machining capabilities with ceramics and optical materials
  • Sub-assembly of optical materials, framing and cementing
  • Approx. 160 employees
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