(April 10, 2019) Rochester, NY – GS Plastic Optics works with program leaders on complex optical challenges by providing polymer optics designed specifically for improving the customers’ market share and competitiveness. We have expanded our capabilities through the addition of a Sumitomo injection molding press with a rated clamping force of 500kN (~50 tons-force).
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Expanded capacity to machine high precision parts, Class 10,000 clean room expansion, and a growing team to support your needs — keep up with what’s happening here at GSPO!
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(May 24, 2017) Rochester, NY – We announce today that we have installed a new single point diamond turning machine (SPDT) at our Rochester, NY facility. This additional machine enables the expertise of our technologists to expand our capability to rapidly manufacture large departure freeform optics. Read more . . .
Vertical Integration = Successful Optics Supply Programs
At GS Plastic Optics, our only focus is on providing our customers with specifically designed polymer optics that improve performance of your product, competitiveness of your business, and your market share.
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(September 15, 2016) Rochester, NY – The Germanow-Simon Companies, one of the area’s oldest continually operating manufacturing businesses, is celebrating its 100th anniversary next month. Read more . . .
Focusing on Quality — Delivering Optics that Perform —
The optics that we create at GS Plastic Optics are key enabling components for our clients’ optical systems. Therefore, we test the molded optics to verify compliance with the required surface form-error and dimensional specifications. Read more . . .
Selling Highly Specialized Expertise—Making Polymer Optics—Enabling Product Solutions —
Every day we work with program leaders to solve complex optical challenges by manufacturing polymer optics specifically designed to help our customers improve their market share and competitiveness. Read more . . .
(February 11, 2016) Rochester, NY – GS Plastic Optics, a leading manufacturer of precision polymer optics, will feature diamond turned, injection molded, and thin-film coated lenses at the SPIE Photonics West 2016 exhibition, February 16-18 in San Francisco. Read more . . .
(June 23, 2015) Rochester, NY – GS Plastic Optics, a leading manufacturer of precision polymer optics, today announced it has launched its new website at http://www.gsoptics.com.
The site has been upgraded to better represent the innovative solutions that G-SPO offers to companies in the medical, commercial and defense industries. Read more . . .
(May 15, 2013) Rochester, NY – GS Plastic Optics, a world-class manufacturer of coated and uncoated injection molded, diamond-turned, and machined polymer optical elements, today announced it has become ISO 9001:2008 certified. Read more . . .
(January 16, 2013) Rochester, NY — GS Plastic Optics, a business unit of the Germanow-Simon Companies, is pleased to announce its acquisition of a Bruker® ContourGT®-K1 3D Interferometric Optical Microscope. This unique metrology system is optimized for characterizing the micro-structure of molded plastic optical elements, and the single point diamond-turned mold inserts that determine the surface structure of those molded optical elements. Read more . . .