Achieving more with focus
We believe in the extraordinary possibilities offered by plastic optics - both technically and economically. With our plastic components, we can make our customers' products even better.
And our customers are changing the world with their products: brightening it up and putting the focus on what really matters, making it healthier and smarter, making people more mobile and their world more comfortable.
We have a share in all of this.
Enablers and forward thinkers
We take our customers' ideas further and use them to manufacture plastic optics for all areas of application. To do this, we are constantly pushing the limits of what is feasible in plastics technology. But limits are relative for us and we push them every day. The success of our customers is our top priority and our daily motivation.
From the first draft to series production, we solve technically complex challenges that no one else dares to tackle with the latest and most innovative technology, with passion, creativity and the highest precision.
We are the leading experts in plastic optics.
2023We celebrate 20 Years VIAOPTIC!
2020Strategic development of the Competence Centers Optics, Plastics and Ultraprecision
2018Transition to the new automotive standard IATF 16949
2017Installation of the first modular automation at VIAOPTIC
2016Acquisition of the laser collimation lens business of Helvoet/Philips
2015Launch of extensive activities on LEAN management, Industry 4.0 and environmental management
2014New construction of the warehouse and logistics hall with 900 pallet spaces
2012Certification according to the automotive standard ISO/TS 16949
2011Introduction of PVD-coating
2009Relocation of VIAOPTIC to the Leitz-Park Wetzlar
2003Takeover of VIAOPTIC by ACM Projektentwicklung GmbH and relocation to Ludwig-Erk-Straße Wetzlar
1965First plastic optical components for the best Viewfinder in a SLR Camera
1922Foundation of the Taubenstein plant as the forerunner of today's VIAOPTIC GmbH
Reliable partner for precision optical products.
Our history in the field of precision optics, highest quality demands on ourselves, curiosity and innovative spirit drive us and let us constantly improve.
Where to find us
The Leitz-Park is more than just a business park: created in 2009, it brings together specialists in the field of optics and is also a place of experience and inspiration for Leica enthusiasts, photography and architecture fans, and guests from all over the world.
The centerpiece is the architecturally outstanding headquarters of Leica Camera AG. The spacious square in front of it creates a connection between the companies located here, and is a campus and meeting place for their employees and the numerous visitors.