About us

Sill Optics is one of a few medium-sized companies in Germany, which has specialized in the production of optical components of highest quality. Its philosophy: “100% Made in Germany”.


Best quality manufactured in-house. Since its foundation in 1894, enormous technical skills, extensive knowledge of manufacturing, as well as significant production flexibility has been established. Furthermore Sill invests continuously in new production technology, within the last 10 years more than 20 million EURO in recent machinery and testing technology. 


The production includes a wide range of lenses and complete systems for the following branches: 
Laser and photonics, machine vision and optical measurement, illumination, and medical Technology.

Management Profile

Since 1994 Berndt Zingrebe has been directing the constantly expanding company. He is a specialist in the production of optics with a very comprehensive international experience. Berndt Zingrebe has recognized the signs of the time and has developed the medium-sized company from a regular lens manufacturer to a high-tech manufacturer of optical lenses and components with highest precision.

Berndt Zingrebe has been awarded to the “Job Star” Award of the region Nuremberg in 2002 for his exemplary corporate management and the “Entrepreneurial Award” in 2003 for his social responsible performance.

Together with the General Manager - appointed in July 2011 - Christoph Sieber, Berndt Zingrebe stand for the philosophy of Sill Optics: We want to be an innovative and reliable business partner for our customers, and ensure safe employment for our personnel.