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Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O®) is an industry leader in complete turnkey optical solutions for operation in the 0.2 µm (UV) to 10 µm (IR) spectrum. We provide precision and commercial components, thin film coatings, and complete fabrication services. Our specialized optical thin film coatings operate in a wide wavelength range on optics ranging in size from 0.059 inches to 30 inches diameter.

With our extensive in-house glass materials and coated substrates inventory, we offer unparalleled fast service on a wide variety of optical materials, including mirrors, windows, micro sheets, and glass. We are expert in glass fabrication and assembled optics ranging from square, rectangular, and circular parts to sophisticated and complex shapes for industries such as military/defense, biophotonics, life sciences, avionics, solar, digital cinema, imaging, displays, homeland security, medical, and more.

Ask about our new finished infrared optics and our highly durable sapphire optics for mission-critical applications. We also provide a unique re-polishing service that can salvage previously fabricated thin-film optics. This proprietary process can save an optics manufacturer time and money by replacing a dielectric coating that has been damaged during the manufacturing process or one that does not meet specifications.

Since 1985, PG&O has been developing specialized solutions for precision and commercial applications globally. From our 18,000 sq. ft. optical manufacturing facility in Santa Ana, California, we deliver a broad array of products from flats, prisms, beamsplitters, to precision thin film coatings, including dichroic, dielectric, and metal.

PG&O's quality control (QC) system utilizes the fundamentals of MIL-I-45208A as well as the optical manufacturing disciplines of MIL-PRF-13830B. We are fully equipped to handle many types of custom optics, from prototype through high-volume production. Our quality system is compliant with ISO 9002; we maintain these and other QC principles to meet and/or exceed customer requirements.

Privately-held, we emphasize highest quality, durability, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness to meet our customer's strictest deadlines, product specifications, and budgets. Our friendly executive team and staff of engineering experts are available to answer your questions about precision thin film coatings, glass fabrication, and custom or commercial optical solutions.


PG&O’s sapphire optics operate from the visible out to the infrared spectral wavelengths. The thermal- and scratch-resistant substrate is exceptionally durable and able to withstand extremely harsh environmental conditions and temperature variations.

Discover reliable and cost-effective optical solutions for a diverse range of industries, including military, aerospace, biomedical, and solar applications, ranging from basic components to complex designs and assemblies.

PG&O Precision Glass & Optics introduces finished infrared optics for a range of applications, including biomedical, industrial, military/defense, homeland security, surveillance systems, automotive, fire control, lasers, night vision, and more. 

PG&O’s latest beamsplitters features a 200:1 extinction ratio, thus maximizing the split between S&P polarization. This can be a critical factor in many different high-power level tasks, particularly for optics applications up to 10J/cm2 pulsed and continuous wave.

Littrow dispersion prisms are used to limit lasing to a specific wavelength in many optics applications. This is ideal for laser cavities, spectrographs, and other optical systems in which it is critical that a specified wavelength not be exceeded when a sample (tissue or otherwise) is subjected to a laser’s light.

Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O®), a global expert in precision optics manufacturing, optical fabrication, and precision thin film coatings, offers precision glass cutting and scribing on thin flat substrates. In tasks that require thinner, lighter, and stronger thin-flat glass, such as cover glass, touch screens, electrochromic mirrors, and other information displays, PG&O provides scribing on flat glass surfaces that are also coated with various optical coatings.

PG&O provides complete, in-house turnkey optics solutions, including precision optics and commercial components, thin film coatings, complete fabrication services, and an extensive in-house glass inventory. PG&O is also expert at fabrication and assembled optics.  

Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O), global experts in optical manufacturing and precision thin film coatings, has designed and developed custom optical filters for PRP Optoelectronics, the largest independent manufacturer of LED-based display technology.

Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O) offers anti-reflective (AR) optical coatings for biomedical and life sciences applications. Ideal for coating on quartz, BK-7, glass, and a variety of other optical materials, AR coatings improve performance in optical systems, increasing transmission and enhancing contrast.

PG&O is an industry leader as a supplier of optics and thin film coating. Our ITO Coating is an addition to our currently existing optical product offering.

PG&O’s Precision Optical Fabrication facility specializes in Plano optical components. Our many years of industry experience enable us to interact with your engineers in order to produce needed components rapidly -- without sacrificing quality or cost-effectiveness.

PG&O supplies the highest quality precision optical thin film coatings available. From antireflection, beamsplitters, hot and cold mirrors, ITO, bandpass, LWP, SWP, neutral density, and Max “R” to metals and coatings applied to off-the-shelf components, we deliver cost-competitive coatings for a variety of industries.  We have a vast inventory of coated substrates in stock, available for immediate delivery.  Our large 72” coating chambers are key to our high-volume production and our many years of expertise and experience makes PG&O the one-stop provider for all your thin film coating requirements.

PG&O offers optical components used for commercial applications. These products have less demanding optical requirements, and are therefore considerably more cost efficient. Some of the available optical components include prisms, windows, hot mirrors, cold mirrors, and other types of mirrors.

PG&O offers Glass & Thin Film Coated optical materials that can be either shipped from stock, or customized to exact specifications and delivered within 48 hours. Available precision optics components include prisms, windows, hot mirrors, cold mirrors, and other types of mirrors.


PG&O® Precision Glass & Optics

3600 West Moore Avenue

Santa Ana, CA 92704


Phone: 714.540.0126

Contact: Dan Bukaty, Jr



  • Explore PG&O's precision optical fabrication services: scribing, cutting, machining, grinding, polishing, coating, and more. High-quality, cost-effective solutions tailored to your needs.

  • Dan Bukaty Jr., President of Precision Glass and Optics, provided an update on the company's latest advancements, such as repolishing services and equipment that will bring new levels of throughput to its services.

  • PG&O introduces new IR optical products and capabilities at Photonics West 2019. These new materials are composed of finished infrared optical components and current with potential applications in biomedical, night vision, military/defense, etc. markets.

  • This year at Photonics West, Dan Bukaty Jr. with PG&O discussed his company’s thin film coating capabilities. Watch the video to learn about their ability to coat large optics (up to 600mm in diameter), as well as a new system that allows them to monitor optical coatings in real-time, which ensures individual layer index accuracy, and the ability to measure layer thickness down to 1nm.

  • This year at Photonics West, Dan Bukaty with PG&O (Precision Glass & Optics) talked to us about how over 100 years of collective engineering experience at his organization has been leveraged to deliver high performance optics without breaking the bank.