Who We Are

Rochester Precision Optics has a long-standing history of excellence within the optics industry. RPO offers complete design services from our staff of mechanical engineers, optical engineers and lens designers. RPO helps market leaders redefine what’s possible — from design through prototype, fabrication and assembly of lens components, assemblies and electro-optical sub-systems.

RPO has combined the assets and know-how of optical manufacturing into our ultra-modern facility totaling over 112,000 square feet. We are experts at developing creative engineering solutions for our customers and specialize in developing lightweight electro-optical products. 

RPO Optical Engineering Services

Our engineering department provides up front systems engineering and integration services and builds the prototypes for our customers. Upon completion of test and evaluation activities, RPO’s vertically integrated manufacturing facility provides large volume manufacturing capabilities that include: Component Fabrication, Precision Plastic and Glass Molding, Thin Film Coating, Optical Assembly, and Final Assembly and Test. RPO offers a full spectrum of Precision Optical Manufacturing including:

Rochester Precision Optics provides optical engineering services and research to over 200 different clients, ranging from government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and universities. RPO’s optical scientists and engineers, all with either Doctorates or Masters in Optics, can partner with you on a simple design or more complex research using our Optical Discovery Service™

Quality & Certifications

A major foundation of Rochester Precision Optics manufacturing is a total commitment to quality. RPO management and employees are committed to providing the customer with outstanding, specification compliant products and services. RPO, an ISO-9001:2015 certified company, aims for zero defects in manufacturing and builds quality and reliability into its products and services through excellence in design, workmanship, and statistical control methods, as well as a continual drive for improvement.  Check our resources for peak at our quality policy.

ITAR Compliant

Rochester Precision Optics is ITAR compliant. ITAR is the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. ITAR is monitored and policed by the U.S. Department of State as the standard in producers and their partners in producing and handling of military weapons, parts, and equipment.


Headquartered in Rochester, NY

Defense,  Automotive and Industrial, Consumer Electronics, Medical Device and Life Science industries. Vertically integrated 110,000 square foot manufacturing facility for prototype and high volume. The latest automated optical manufacturing, diamond turning, advanced thin film coating and precision machine centers.

Asian Supply Chain Management (POTC)

Shanghai, China
Supply chain management for Asian partners supplying optics and materials for RPO’s commercial and industrial markets. Focused on supplying optics from top tier manufacturers and providing in house test and metrology.

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