Innovative Solutions for Optics and Photonics

Always faster, always more innovative, always more important: Photonic technology is advancing at lightning speed. And we at Sill Optics are on the cutting edge! With our more than 250 employees, highly motivated teams, and extraordinary customer service, we are one of the industry leaders worldwide. From reliable standard solutions to innovative product development that suits your needs, we flexibly, efficiently, and affordably meet your requirements.

Success story

Always on the cutting edge. Founded by Julius Ernst Sill in 1894 as a glass grinding shop, our success story has been shaped by the rapid advancement of precision optics, laser technology, and photonic technology. It is an ever exciting field, and Sill Optics is continuously growing.

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Our Team

The people behind Sill Optics are our greatest assets. Experienced employees impart their wealth of knowledge to curious trainees, while staying open to fresh ideas. Want to be a part of it? Get in touch!

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Your career at Sill Optics

Working in a pioneering industry means enjoying the best professional prospects. With over 250 employees, we are one of the most important employers in the region. Of course, we also provide apprenticeships, as apprentices make up around 10 per cent of our staff.

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Our production

We produce transmitting, rotationally symmetrical glass optics – from bespoke prototypes and small series to mid-range quantities. And if you do not find what you need in our large catalogue portfolio, our developers and constructors create special products precisely in line with your needs.

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Distribution Partners

The business world is coming closer together. However, every country, region, and culture have their own special needs – and that’s how it should be! Especially when you can rely on our carefully selected sales partners. Because they are most familiar with the regional markets, opportunities, and challenges.

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Our memberships

One for all, all for one: Sill Optics is an active member of the industry’s most renowned associations with joint events, research projects, and continuous exchange of information. You benefit from this important cooperation.


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