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Mainz, Germany

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  • Manufacturing polarizers and optical filter glass since 1993
  • Clean room and state-of-the-art manufacturing and metrology equipment with ISO 9001:2015 certification
  • Home to experienced engineers that can quickly produce custom components that meet the exact requirements of customers
  • Houses a large inventory of substrates including the full catalog of SCHOTT Optical Filters and a wide selection of polarizing materials
  • Official SCHOTT distributor for 25 years
  • Compliant to RoHS Directives 2011/64 EU and 2002/95/EG as well as environmentally responsible corresponding to the REACH regulation

Products & Capabilities

Edmund Optics offers the customization of SCHOTT Optical Filter Glass. Choose from 60 different types of filter glasses to match the spectral requirements of your application. Whether you require small quantities for prototyping or build-to-print manufacturing for OEM systems, we have the capabilities to cut and polish SCHOTT Optical Filter Glass to ensure the success of your projects.

  • 60 SCHOTT Optical Filter Glass Types Available
  • No Minimum Order Quantity
  • Build-to-Print Manufacturing and Full-Custom Design
  • Rapid Turnaround for Prototypes
  • Measurement service specifying filter properties
  • Compliant to REACH and RoHS
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Optical Filter Glass

Edmund Optics offers cut-to-size and lamination of a wide range of linear and circular polarizers, as well as retarder films. Whether you require small quantities for prototyping or build-to-print manufacturing for OEM systems, we have the manufacturing capabilities to ensure the success of your project.

  • Custom Sizes for Linear and Circular Polarizers, as well as Retarders
  • Wide Variety Including High Temperature, High Contrast, and Wire Grid Films
  • Lamination on Glass or Plastic Substrates
  • Rapid Availability for Small Order Quantities
  • Wide Range of Polymer Polarizers
  • Custom Polarizers compliant to REACH and RoHS
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Team Members & Photos

Founded by Horst Grode, current Managing Director, in 1993, the Mainz facility has steadily grown over the years to 30 people with many years of optical manufacturing experience among them. The team strives to put quality at the heart of everything they do, always working hard to do what is best for the customer.
Timothy Paul Kennedy, Sales Senior Director - Asia
left quotation mark From the foundation of ITOS we knew that quality and customer satisfaction are keys to success.right quotation mark

--Horst Grode, ITOS Managing Director

left quotation mark Our manufacturing capabilities are well-suited to deliver high-quality custom products as fast as possible. right quotation mark

--Reiner Lindroth, Head of Production

Reiner Lindroth, Head of Production

Mainz, Germany Pin German Facility Location

ITOS-Gesellschaft für Technische Optik mbH
Robert-Bosch-Str. 12
55129 Mainz
  • Horst Grode
  • Marisa Edmund
  • Samuel Sadoulet
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Company domiciled in Mainz District court: Mainz, HRB 5207 EU-VAT-ID.: DE811539939